Irseer Kloster-Urtrunk is a marvelous mix of hops and malt with some fine fruitiness thrown in. It's a beer worth the Pilgrim's walk.
Mahrs Bräu makes an amazing range of beers and this is their flagship. "U" is a hard beer to describe but not to drink. I've never heard anyone say they didn't like it.
Hand-crafted lagers are nothing new in Franconia but they just may be that on American craft beer market.
Weiher is a great brewery with both traditional and craft beer offerings. Their Weizenbock may not be a traditional one but the addition of hops is much welcomed and makes for a tasty but easy drinking brew.
Weiher is a great brewery with both traditional and craft beer offerings. Their Bock is a classic Hellerbock with a malty palate and dryish, bittersweet finish.
Elch-Bräu Dunkle is a very clean beer with a nice chocolatey palate which goes well with the pork dishes the area is noted for.
Hofmann Festbier is all you could ever want in a beer, rich and malty with ample hopping that make for a long dry finish and extremely quaffable palate.
One of Franconia's brewing legends resides in Huppendorf. This Märzen crushes the competition.
Mahrsbräu makes an amazing range of beers and this summer version of their renowned Pils is no exception.
Kohlmühle Rabenschwarz is a fine, well-made Schwarzbier. Perfect with a rich meal.