Nuremberg was a noted beer town in the middle ages and Rotbier was king. It fell into disfavor when modern lagers took over but were revived in 1984 by the Hausbrauerei Altstadthof. Currently, there are five regularly brewed Rotbiers in town but which one is the best? Find out here.
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Tucher Original Nürnberger Rotbier at Opernhaus
Tucher Original Nürnberger Rotbier is a balanced malty red lager with a lingering finish.
Tucher Mautkeller Rotes Lagerbier unfiltriert
Tucher Mautkeller Rotes Lagerbier unfiltered is a primarily malty red lager brewed at Tucher's brewpub in the center of the city. Its finish is sticky and in my roundup of the town's Rotbiers, finished last.
Tucher Christkindlesmarkt Bier
Tucher Christkindlesmarkt Weihnachtsfestbier is richly malty Festiber with some caramel but overall it's on the bland side.
Tucher Original Nürnberger Rotbier
Tucher Original Nürnberger Rotbier is a balanced session beer with some hops in the mix and a nice sourish element too.
Tucher Urfränkisch Dunkel
Tucher Urfränkisch Dunkel is a balanced dark beer with a clean, semi-dry finish.
Grüner Bier (Vollbier hell)
Grüner Bier is the tap version of Tucher's Grüner Vollbier hell and is a serviceable Helles with a drier than typical palate and clean semi-bitter finish.
Grüner Naturtrüb is an unfiltered Kellerbier brewed by Tucher for the Grüner Brauhaus. It's fruity and hoppy with a clean, semi-dry finish.