The Pocket Guide to the Best Würzburg & its Countryside Breweries

Franconia is blessed with 100s of great breweries, many of them in small villages outside the big towns. The pocket guide to the best Würzburg & its Couüntryside Breweries will help you pick out which breweries outside Würzburg to visit. Guided tours to breweries outside Bamberg available if you would like to head into the Bamberg countryside with a Franconian beer expert.

Ulrich Martin Josephi Bock from gravity barrel at Bockanstich

Ulrich Martin is a traditional brewery lovingly restored by the man himself. The Josephi Bock is fantastic bock full of rich malt and fine hops. The lingering finish is moreishly semi-dry, making for a dangerous 7% brew. Their Bockanstich is legendary and for good reason. Try to get to one if you are in the area at the right time. You won't regret it.

Ulrich Martin Martini Bock from gravity dispense

Ulrich Martin is a traditional brewery lovingly restored by the man himself. The Martinibock is fantastic bock full of malt and dried apricot notes. This one from gravity dispense at Der Pelikan Best of Bock 2023 was extra dry.

Ulrich Martin Josephi Bock on tap

Ulrich Martin is a traditional brewery lovingly restored by the man himself. The Josephi Bock is fantastic bock full of rich malt and fine hops. The lingering finish is moreishly semi-dry, making for a dangerous 7% brew.

Ulrich Martin Rauch Märzen

Ulrich Martin is a traditional brewery lovingly restored by the man himself. The Rauch Märzen is a lightly smoky beer tinged with some bacon and a very dry finish, making it moreish.

Ulrich Martin Martini Bock on tap

Ulrich Martin is a traditional brewery lovingly restored by the man himself. The Martinibock is fantastic bock full of malt and dried apricot notes.

Ulrich Martin Martini Bock (bottle)

Ulrich Martin is a traditional brewery lovingly restored by the man himself. The Martini Bock is fantastic bock full of malt and dried apricot notes.

Ulrich Martin Weizenbock

Ulrich Martin is a traditional brewery lovingly restored by the man himself. The Weizenbock is a holiday treat, full of rich malt, yeast and a hint of banana bread before the clean finish.

Ulrich Martin Pils

Ulrich Martin is a traditional brewery lovingly restored by the man himself. The Pils is a light-bodied, dry quaffer with a clean bitter finish.

Ulrich Martin UMtrunk

Ulrich Martin is a traditional brewery lovingly restored by the man himself. The UMtrunk is a quaffable Festbier, rich in malt with a clean bittersweet finish