The bock from one of Franconia's biggest regional players: Krug-Bräu is a sure winner with a nice hoppy palate and long dry finish
Lang Bräu Bock is a potent Hellerbock at 7.5% with fair hopping, making for a long, semi-dry, semi-bitter finish.
Hübner in Wattendorf brews a classic Franconian lager: a soft low carbonation amber brew with a dry fruity palate and clean bitter finish.
Staffelberg-Bräu Helles Vollbier
Staffelberg-Bräu Mai-Bock is a nice dry balanced Hellerbock, easy to drink at 7%.
Schroll Bock is a dark rich beauty with a hint of licorice and a fine dryish bittersweet finish.
Gradl's everyday dark beer is one of Bavaria's finest and their elusive Maibock follows for, with a rich malty palate that dries moreishly in the long bittersweet finish.
Kathi-Bräu Braunes Lagerbier Brewery: Kathi-Bräu Town: Heckenhof Style: Dunkles Color: lightly filtered mahagony Head: off white, rocky Nose: malty, some chocolate Body: full-bodied Palate: a big malty flavor, a little chocolate, roast Finish: clean, bittersweet Served: on tap at the brewery Impression: Kathi-Bräu's Braunes Lagerbier is heading towards a southern Bavarian Dunkles so not typical … Continue reading Kathi-Bräu Braunes Lagerbier
Grasser in Huppendorf is one of Franconia's greatest. Their Josefibock is one reason, perhaps my favorite of all Hellerbocks.
One of the most pleasantly surprising bock finds I've stumbled across, Hübner's bock is a dry fruity wonder.