In Search of Schwarzbier in Thuringian Hilltop Castles

Watzdorfer is a small regional brewery in Thuringia and just up the road in the hilltop Burg Greifenstein you can find two of their fine beers on tap. The castle is a destination in itself and there's a scenic hiking trail to reach it.

Singen in the Rain

Brauerei Schmitt in the town of Singen in Thuringia is a working museum of a brewery with lots of rustic flair. Their beer is well worth seeking out if in Thuringia.

Watzdorfer Schwarzbier

Watzdorfer Schwarzbier is from small regional brewery in Thuringia. It's a classic Schwarzbier with a dry roasty palate featuring a hint of espresso before the clean slightly bitter finish.

Watzdorfer Pils

Watzdorfer Pils is from small regional brewery in Thuringia. It's a dry, hoppy Pils with clean, dry finish.

Singer Pils

Singer Pils is from small museum brewery Schmitt in Singen. It's a rustic unfiltered beer with nice citrus hops in both the nose and dry palate.