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Offline hopfenundmalz

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« on: February 07, 2018, 04:44:12 PM »
We are traveling to Germany with some friends, and showing them Münich, Bamberg, Köln, and Düsseldorf. Those are old favorites, we have that covered.

Our friends have 8 days off of work and will return. We have another week, and will go to Berlin. We previously visited in 2002. Much has changed in the city. More has changed in the beer scene.

Have any of you been there recently? Information is appreciated, beer related or not.
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Re: Berlin
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2018, 02:18:48 AM »
My wife and I will be in Berlin for 4 days in mid-May, then off to Prague and Vienna. When will you be there?

Dave Carpenter, the Zymurgy editor, lives in Berlin. I sent him an email and got a reply about breweries he recommends. I'll try to dig it up in the next few days and pass on his recommendations.

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Re: Berlin
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2018, 02:38:24 AM »
My wife and I will be in Berlin for 4 days in mid-May, then off to Prague and Vienna. When will you be there?

Dave Carpenter, the Zymurgy editor, lives in Berlin. I sent him an email and got a reply about breweries he recommends. I'll try to dig it up in the next few days and pass on his recommendations.
Mid/late August.

I was going to contact Dave for a meet up beer or three. Why I didn’t  Think to ask him first? He was notified by Gary Glass that I was looking for info (thanks Gary), but with the time difference, and that he is on vacation, some time may pass. I have plenty of time until our trip.

Berlin is such a dynamic city for Germany. The city has been remaking itself since the wall came down. The changes since my visit in 2002will be disorienting.

We spent time on Museum Island before, but construction had many closed. The Pergamon was open, and it was just WOW. The Humbolt University Nature Museum is world class if you are into minerals and fossils.

Jeff Rankert
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BJCP National
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