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.

Framing Unterfranken in Frammersbach

When it comes to beer aficionados, Lower Franconia doesn't get any respect. Before I get accused of playing the Rodney Dangerfield card, I fully understand its relative remoteness and lack of sheer numbers has a lot to do with that. Going to new breweries is exciting so don't lose the sense of adventure. Lower Franconia is a great place to do it just that.

Waldschloss Bräu Pils

Waldschloss Pils is a textbook German Pils with a grainy nose featuring floral hops and which carries over to the plate. The clean finish is semi-dry with a light but firm bitterness.

Waldschloss Bräu Kellerbier

Waldschloss Kellerbier is a gorgeously refreshing looking Kellerbier with a light grainy nose and balanced palate of grain and hops. The lingering finish is semi-dry with just a hint of bitterness. Much better with food, the peppery element of the hops is more pronounced.

Waldschloss Bräu Fuhrmanns Weisse

Waldschloss Fuhrmanns Weisse has the classic banana clove interplay in both the nose and palate but it's thin of flavor with a cloying finish.

Waldschloss Bräu Export

Waldschloss Export is a balanced Export with creamy white head and grainy nose. There's grain in both the nose and palate. The lingering finish is semi-dry.