Drummer Helles

Drummer Dunkles Brewery: Drummer Town: Leutenbach Style: Helles Color: straw Head: dense Nose: grain, malt Body: medium Palate: malty flavor, some grassy and grain notes mixed in, slight hop Finish: clean, bittersweet Served: on tap at the brewery Impression: This was my second time at the brewery so had higher expectations this time around. Though … Continue reading Drummer Helles

Friedmann Pils

Friedmann Pils has some juicy fruitiness to balance well with an otherwise hoppy palate. Its long dry finish makes is quaffable.

Hausbräu Stegaurach Lagerbier

Stegerauch Lagerbier is a classic Franconian session beer with a bright amber color and dry bitter finish.

Hertl Opas Liebling Kellerbier

Hertl's Kellerbier is a new age twist on a familiar Fraconian favorite.

Stern-Bräu Vollbier

Stern-Bräu Vollbier is a hoppy session beer with a nice fruity quality that dries out in the long bitter finish.

Hertl Gurken Gose

Hertl's Gurken Gose is a sour treat from Franconia's smallest brewery that is not to be missed by pickle fans and those inclined to all things sour.

How to win friends & influence Charlie on the 7-Brewery Trail

The 7 Brewery Trail or 7 Brauereienweg is one of the top beer hiking trails in not only Franconia, but likely the world. With six breweries and two top Bierkellers en route and some lovely rural scenery, you can't go wrong walking this great trail.

Stern-Bräu Festbier

Stern-Bräu Festbier is a surprising smoky delight with a dry fruity palate but an unmistakable smokiness, too.

Drummer Dunkles

Drummer Dunkles Brewery: Drummer Town: Leutenbach Style: Dunkles Color: light brown Head: off white, dense Nose: malty with a whiff of chocolate Body: medium-bodied, low carbonation Palate: malty flavor, some chocolate notes Finish: dry and clean Served: on tap at the brewery Impression: I've only recently discovered this gem of a brewery that isn't as … Continue reading Drummer Dunkles