Frankfurt is the jewel of the Hesse province and major urban, financial and cultural center in Europe. It’s rich migration history combined with a pioneering cultural scene, make the visit to the city a singular experience. From the lovely and refreshing parks to the astonishing views of Main, the city has something to satisfy every visitor.
However, no visit to Frankfurt is complete without tasting its homebrewed beer. Many residents testify that Frankfurt’s beers exemplify the spirit of the city.
If you are visiting the city, these are the 5 best breweries you absolutely have to visit.
Located north of Innistrad, BrauStil offers an amazing array of craft beer that’ll make even a non-drinker convert. It has a cozy interior and a delightful garden, in which you can subject your taste buds to a blissful tasting experience of amazing beer and fresh food. The service epitomizes the city’s welcoming nature, whether you are going alone or with company
Alt Oberurseler Brauhaus is a brewery located in the heart of Oberurseler, some 25km away from Frankfurt’s Innistrad. It offers the complete Octoberfest experience with large meal portions and amazing beer. If you love pork, order Schweinshaxe, and Orscheln-Maibock – you’ll be amazed.
It features large inside area and a terrace, which offers that specific ‘German Pub’ experience.
Brauereigasthof “Zur Mainkur”
One of the best inn-breweries in Frankfurt, it is located on the eastern edge of the city, on the northern bank of Main. It has a long history and the lack of electronic distractions like wireless and TV will help you enjoy its hearty portions and delightful homebrewed beer. The meat is cooked to perfection, and Bier-Hannes Mai-Bock is truly an amazing beer to go along with it. Additionally, once you are done with the meal, you can take a walk on the bank of Main River and enjoy the scenery.
If you wish to experience the local way of life, this inn is ‘a must’.
Schöfferhofer Weizenbier is world-renowned brewery located in southern Frankfurt. It exports beer all across the world, and every restaurant in the city offers its wide variety of beers. From fruit scented to dark and heavy, Schöfferhofer Weizenbier has something for every beer lover.
Moreover, Schöfferhofer Kristallweizen is probably the most delicious light-golden beer you will ever taste. If you prefer dark beer, Schöfferhofer Dunkles Hefeweizen is the right choice for you.
Binding-Brauerei is located just north of Schöfferhofer Weizenbier in southern Frankfurt, and offers a wide variety of high-quality beers for every beer lover. Binding supplies the German and European markets with world-class Frankfurt beer. In Binding-Brauerei you can learn about their brewing process and sample their beers.
The staff is friendly and engaging. BBK Märzen is a great
tasting amber-colored seasonal beer which offers a unique tasting experience.
Dry Hopped and Clausthaler Golden Amber are a very food choice if you prefer
low-alcoholic beers. However, if you want to taste the hard stuff, Kutscher Alt is an amazing chestnut-brown beer, with a bite!
Frankfurt’s breweries are definitely among the best in the world!
They will take you on an amazing tasting experience that you won’t anytime soon. You might even find yourself enjoying them a bit too much, in which case you shouldn’t be driving. Nevertheless, hiring a car in Frankfurt is still a great option for discovering this wonderful city.