Mainlust Zwickel

Mainlust is a traditional brewery inn with accommodation. The Zwickel is likely the unfiltered version of their Helles, a maltier more rounded beer.

Mainlust Helles Vollbier

Mainlust is a traditional brewery inn with accommodation. The Helles is a typical Bavarian thirst quencher with a drier finish than most.

Mainlust Fassbier

Mainlust is a traditional brewery inn with accommodation. The Fassbier is a typical Franconia dry lager.

Mühlenbräu Dunkler Bock

Mühlendbräu Dunkler Bock is an easily approachable but full-flavored brew. It's dry finish makes it moreish.

Mühlenbräu Dunkles

Mühlendbräu Dunkles is an easily approachable but full-flavored brew. Great with food or on its own, it's the true taste of Franconia.

Dr. Bamberg & the Sandkerwa Side

The Bamberger Sandkerwa starts today in about seven hours and runs from 22.08.-26.08.2019. I thought I'd re-post my account of our trip there in 2018 as the information is still relevant and may help people planning on attending. They say there are at least two sides to every person, place or thing. Sides are funny … Continue reading Dr. Bamberg & the Sandkerwa Side

Adler-Bräu Stettfelder Pils

Adler-Bräu Stettfelder Pils is a thirsty quenching straw-colored brew, perfect for after beer hiking in the Franconian countryside.

Adler Altfränkisches Lagerbier at Schwarzer Adler

Adler-Bräu Lagerbier is a true classic Franconian session brew, with a dry fruity palate and a very long dry bitter finish. Well worth seeking out.

Weiherer Weizenbock

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.

Weiherer Bock

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.