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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.

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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.

Stern-Bräu Vollbier from gravity dispense

Stern-Bräu Vollbier is a hoppy session beer with a nice fruity quality that dries out in the long bitter finish. As served at the Scheublel Keller in Schlüsselfeld, it's softer which allows the complex flavors to mingle perfectly. A must Kellerbier/Bierkeller experience.

Stern-Bräu/Kaiser/Hermann Kreisla 36

Kreisla 36 is a collaboration beer of Stern-Bräu, Brauerei Kaiser and Brauerei Hermann. It's a smoky Dunkel treat well worth seeking out.

Stern-Bräu Festbier on tap #2

Stern-Bräu Festbier on tap in 2021 was again very dark and not as smoky but remained a sublimely dry session beer supreme.

Stern-Bräu Festbier bottle

Stern-Bräu Festbier in 2021 in a bottle turned out to be quite different, a rich dark smoky treat.