Schlenkerla is the most renowned of Rauchbier/Smoke beer breweries. Town rival Spezial is the 2nd most famous but many feel it's better. This is a comparison of the special unfiltered version of Schlenkerla Lager vs Spezial Ungespundet
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Zum Löwenbräu 1747 Dunkles on tap
Zum Löwenbräu 1747 Dunkles is a fine unfiltered dark beer more in the Kellerbier family, featuring a lovely dry palate and moreishly dry finish.
Zum Löwenbräu 1747 Original on tap
Zum Löwenbräu 1747 Original is a fine unfiltered Helles more in the Kellerbier family, featuring a lovely dry palate and moreishly dry finish.
Zum Löwenbräu Karpfen Weisse on tap
Zum Löwenbräu Karpfen Weisse is a fruity wheat beer with lots of banana and yeast in the nose and palate.
Nothhaft Antonius Starkbier Hell
Nothhaft Antonius Starkbier Hell is a potent Heller Doppelbock at 7.5% with a richly malty palate and lingering semi-dry bittersweet finish.
Penning Hetzelsdorfer Bockbier is an quaffable treat from the small countryside brewery whose Vollbier is legendary. This Bock has a gorgeous amber hue and rich malty palate with hints of caramel. The lingering bittersweet finish makes it moreish at 6.5%.
Staffelberg-Bräu Rogg Zwerchla
Staffelberg-Bräu Zwerchla is a surprisingly light and dry example of a Roggenbier with a refreshing fruity palate and lingering semi-bitter finish.
Ulrich Martin Josephi Bock on tap
Ulrich Martin is a traditional brewery lovingly restored by the man himself. The Josephi Bock is fantastic bock full of rich malt and fine hops. The lingering finish is moreishly semi-dry, making for a dangerous 7% brew.
Bayer (Zum Grünen Baum) Fastenbock
Bayer Fastenbock is a gorgeous semi-dry fruity Bock with a lighter body than is typical, accounting for it's moreish drinkability.
Zum Löwenbräu Schwarzer Löwe
Zum Löwenbräu Schwarzer Löwe is a good example of the roasty style with a semi-dry finish.