Brauerei Hummel

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Sorry about the awful photo, but after birthday dinner (and many beers at Wagner)
Lindenstraße 9
96117 Memmelsdorf-Merkendorf
Tel: 09542-1247
brauerei-hummel.de
Bamberg Station 10 km/buses available
Opening hours:
Closed Tuesday
Daily from 9
Sunday and holidays 10-12 and from 3
Output: 9000 HL
Founded in 1556 and still in the same family, this very cozy local is bustling for good reason. Great reasonable food and a big portfolio of fine beers.  Though they have no rooms on the premises, they have apartments for rent nearby. To be honest, I wasn’t prepared for all the beers they’d have on tap as we did both of the village breweries in the same evening!  I’ll allot more time next visit.
I had a few of their beers and would have likely had more if I hadn’t spent a couple hours around the corner at rival Brauerei Wagner. I also had a nice duck breast even if the photos didn’t come out so well.


Duck breast and one of their seven beers on tap that night 
Beers: Kellerbier, Pils, Märzen, Rauchbier, Schwärzbier, Weissbier Hell, Weissbier Dunkel, Festbier
Beer calendar:

  • Raucherator (smoke Doppelbock) durinng Lent
  • Maibock in April and May
  • Festbier Hell on Easter, Whit Sunday, Kirchweich and Christmas
  • Festbier Dunkel on Easter and Christmas
  • Weizenbock at Christmas
  • Kirchweih is the end of August
  • Bockbieranstich is the first Saturday of November

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