There’s spring and smoke in the air in Bamberg: A Guide to Bamberg’s Best Biergartens

The guide to Bamberg's best beer. With only a couple days in Bamberg, you have to choose your beers well. This is the guide to the best beer in Bamberg, the beers you have to try.

Hofbräu Oberle Fastenschluck

Hofbräu Oberle Fastenschluck is the brewery's Bock for Lent and a richly malty one it is but with plenty of citrusy hops to counterbalance its hearty 7%. Great stuff!

Hofbräu Oberle Hofbier

Hofbräu Oberle Hofbier is their Dunkel with a balanced palate and a lingering, semi-dry, semi-bitter finish.

Hofbräu Oberle Peterla

Hofbräu Oberle Peterla is their Helles with a balanced palate and a lingering, semi-dry, semi-bitter finish.

Hofbräu Oberle Hefeweizen

Hofbräu Oberle Hefeweizen is a refreshing wheat beer with a fruity palate and lingering finish.

Heavyweight Championship of Beers: Round 11 Schlenkerla Märzen vs Fastenbier

Schlenkerla is the most renowned of Rauchbier/Smoke beer breweries. They have a great line-up of seasonal beers and in this comparison, we look at their summer Kräusen and winter Eiche.

The Pocket Guide to Bamberg’s Best Beer

The guide to Bamberg's best beer. With only a couple days in Bamberg, you have to choose your beers well. This is the guide to the best beer in Bamberg, the beers you have to try.

Heller Doppelbock

Bamberg and Franconian beer styles explained in simple terms which are listed alphabetically

Spalter Weizenbock

Spalter Weizenbock is a balanced offering from the hops growing region based brewery. It's fruity and fairly dry for 7.2%

Heavyweight Championship of Beers: Round 10 Schlenkerla Eiche vs Kräusen

Schlenkerla is the most renowned of Rauchbier/Smoke beer breweries. They have a great line-up of seasonal beers and in this comparison, we look at their summer Kräusen and winter Eiche.