Ball- und Brauhaus Watzke


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Type: Brewery, Eatery

Kötzschenbroder Str. 1
Dresden, 01139

0049 351 852920 | map

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4.29/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

Stumbled upon this place when traveling through Germany last spring. Before I review this place though just wanna say if you have the chance to go to Dresden GO! I told a couple I was going to Dresden and they wondered why claiming it wasnt that the time I didnt really have an answer either my only reason really was that Im a huge kurt vonnegut fan haha and needed another spot to use my eurorail pass in germany to make it worth it. anyways dresden is really nice lots and lots of cool bar great downtown and the people are on to the beer so it was a warm spring day i was traveling by myself in a country i didnt speak the language...apparently i had chosen a great day to visit dresden as there was an anual spring festival goin neustadfest!! ha which involved street vendor selling great sausages, pretzels and beers on the street. then i found watzke a brewpub right on the river that runs through the city there were lots of people sitting on the patio outside in the sun drinkin beer so i decided to join...i took a seat by myself and ordered a half liter of weisbier.. the beer was classic just how i expected it to taste...extremely refreshing and soooo drinkable on hot day in the sun...after my first drink two couples (middle aged) asked in broken english (howd they know i was american?!) if they could sit at my table i said sure i love this about the germans that they have no problem sittin next to a total stranger and sharin a beer (why is such behavior met so differently in america) anyways they sat next to me and started to talk to me about where i was from and stuff i decided to get a liter of ther spezial altbier...even better than the weis was pleasantly surprised that it was so hoppy and clean great balance....well if youre in dresden go to this place dont think its in the guidebooks but its very easy to find and a great place to sit out in the sun and enjoy a liter of beer...ah liters...

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Ball- und Brauhaus Watzke in Dresden, Germany
4.15 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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