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Search for a Brewery/Pub/Bierkeller by Interactive Map

Maps are fun things. They help us visualize the world around us. With our smartphones in hand, they aren't as important in navigating as they once were but what they do for our imagination hasn't been replaced yet. Open the interactive map in full Google Maps format and you can filter by Upper Franconia, Middle Franconia, Lower Franconia, Franconian Baden-Württemberg and Upper Bavarian Franconia. Click on links in entries to reach Beerwanderers write-ups on each place, which includes contact information, opening hours and brewery websites. Always confirm opening hours before setting out. The place to find good beer in the Bamberg area. I hope it helps you visualize your next beery adventure.

Hummel Leonardi Bock bottle

Hummel Leonardi Bock is a marvelous Hellerbock with a rich malty palate tinged with both honey and floral hops. The lingering finish is semi-dry and semi-bitter.

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The Pocket Guide to the Best Bamberg Countryside Breweries

Franconia is blessed with 100s of great breweries, many of them in small villages outside the big towns. The Pocket Guide to Bamberg's Best Countryside Breweries will help you pick out which breweries outside Bamberg you need to visit. Guided tours to breweries outside Bamberg available if you would like to head into the Bamberg countryside with a Bamberg beer expert.

Hummel Weizenbock

Hummel Cowboy Weizenbock is a marvelous example of the style with a rich malty palate tinged with both fruit and yeast. The lingering finish is moreish.

Hummel Helles

Hummel Helles is a relatively if unspectacular Helles with a lingering, semi-dry finish.

Hummel Maibock

Hummel Maibock is a richly malty Bock with floral hops in both the nose and palate and a hint of honey. It's a dangerous 7%.

Hummel Festbier Dunkel

Hummel Festbier dunkel is a decent and interesting Festbier as I find it refreshing to see a dark one. Good balance and drinkability with just a hint of chocolate.

Hummel Zwickel

Hummel Zwickel is nice example of the style with floral hops in both the nose and palate. The lingering finish is just dry enough to make it moreish.

Hummel Dunkler Bock

Hummel Dunkler Bock is a richly malty Bock with a hint of chocolate in both the nose and palate. It's a dangerous 7.5%.

Catching up with old friends & new Bocks on the 13-Brewery Trail

The Bamberg Countryside Breweries Experience and Brewing Heartland Experience are two great walking tours which take you off the beaten path and out into the beautiful Franconian countryside. You can be sure to drink beers you will never find back home and eat the local delicacies.