Klosterbräu Rauchbier is the brewery's first modern day foray into smoke beer and a grand one is is.
Though not as famous as city rival Schlenkerla's Rauchbier, Spezial is perhaps more approachable. The finish is clean and bitter, making it an easy drinking session beer.
Göller Rauchbier is a dark malty brew with a nice smoky element that isn't overpowering.
Hönig's Posthörnla is a great introduction to Rauchbier, with a hoppier palate than is typical.
One of Franconia's brewing legends resides in Huppendorf and entry into the Rauchbier realm is another winner.
Though not as famous as city rival Schlenkerla's Rauchbier, Spezial is perhaps more approachable and their Bock is a few notches up the ladder of smokiness than their everyday brew.