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Our first German brewery was Unionbrauerei in Fulda...

producers of Hahn and Hochstift beers.

Our hotel in Jena (former East) had an attached brewpub with nice Bocks and stained glass from the original pre-war brewery.

In Bad Köstritz we find the brewery claiming to be the originator of Black Lager; Köstritzer...

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and the place on the river where they may have collected a toll to get to the brewery (well, I would have!).

In Dresden, mostly rebuilt, we found the Waldschlösschen brewpub where...

the bartender treated us to the beers and a glass... nice guy!

Heading back west, we stop in Bielefeld where, lucky us, ...

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we found Brahaus Joh. Albrecht serving their new dark beer on draft.