Kitzmann

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Südl. Stadtmauerstr. 25
91054 Erlangen
Tel: 09131/810833
www.kitzmann.de

Opening hours:
Daily 11:00-11:00 (food to 9:45)

Erlangen Station 600 m

Output: 130000 HL

Founded in 1733, this large brewery in the center of Erlangen never intrigued me as I saw it as a larger commercial enterprise but after visiting their homey atmospheric brewery tap, I have to admit I was wrong.  Though the restaurant has only been open since 2008, they’ve certainly recreated a typical Franconian pub atmosphere with regard to furnishings and style. It was a nice day so we didn’t sit inside and utilized their pleasant outside seating area, with a Biergarten flair.  Service was quite good and efficient.

They had an extensive menu but my wife opted for the Schäuferla (pork shoulder) and I got another Franconian standby, Krenfleisch (like beef pot roast with a creamy horseradish sauce).  Both were ample and quite good. Prices were a bit higher than a country pub but the portion size was good and it is a city, after all.

Their Märzen & Dunkles complimented our meals well.  Schäuferla pictured

We shared their Märzen and Dunkles with the meals and followed them up with a very nice Kellerbier and a surprisingly fruity but dryish Pils.  All in all, it was a great experience and they have a lot of seasonal beers so think it’s a place we’ll go back to again for sure.

Krenfleisch, Kellerbier in Krug & Pils

Beers: Kitzmann Edelpils, Kitzmann Helles Lager, Kitzmann Kellerbier 1904, Kitzmann Dunkles Erlanger, Kitzmann helles Weizen, Kitzmann dunkles Weizen, Kitzmann leichtes Weißbier.

Seasonals on tap at the brewery: Kitzmann Bayrisch Märzen, Kitzmann Rotbier, Kitzmann Erlanger Ur-Bock, Kitzmann Wintergold, Kitzmann Erlanger Weißbierbock, Kitzmann Erlanger Bergkirchweihbier.

Beer calendar:

Bockbieranstich is in mid-October
Bergkirchweih starts the Thursday before Pentecost

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