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Heavyweight Championship of Beers: Round 4 Schneider Aventinus vs Aventinus Eisbock

Schneider Aventinus is the original Weizenbock and remains the gold bar standard by which all are judged. Aventinus Eisbock is concentrated version of it. Let's compare the two.

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Heavyweight Championship of Beers: Round 3 Schneider Aventinus vs Hopfenweisse

Weizenbock is one of Bavaria's creations and there are many great examples. Two very different ones are Schneider's seminal Aventinus and its collaboration with Brooklyn Brewing, Hopfenweisse.

How I didn’t see the See in my own backyard

You often miss some of the best things in your own backyard due to the longing for the less accessible but don't forget to keep on the lookout for gems like the Grubsee if you live in the Munich area.

A Surprise in Schönram

Schönram is a charming Bavarian village with great hiking in it surroundings and an amazing brewpub in town.

Why not Andechs?

Andechs is one of the premier beer hiking destinations in Bavaria. With a lush forest, hilltop monastery, brewing monks and some great views of the Alps, it's tough to top. Mix in the amazing beer and food and it's beer nirvana.

Heavyweight Championship of Beers: Round 1 Weizenbock

Weizenbock is one of Bavaria's creations and there are many great examples. Two are Aventinus and Pikantus. Let's compare.

Munich Beer Tours

Beerwanderers is not only an information resource for the beer and hiking trails of Bavaria but also a full service provider of guided hiking tours which bring the traveler to breweries often not visited by walking on paths rather than riding in a tour bus. Get off the bus and feel the earth move under … Continue reading Munich Beer Tours

Why go beer hiking in Murnau?

Murnau is a magical place with great trails and mountain scenery. There are also two great breweries and nothing tastes better after a hike than a locally crafted beer.

Karg Weißbier

Karg is one of the top brewers of Weißbier in Bavaria, the home to the style. What more can I say?

Griesbräu Helles

Griesbräu Helles is a nice cross between traditional Bavarian and craft beer with a dry fruity palate and long bitter finish.