Brewing tradition

Trust the tradition.
The oldest still practised food law in the world! The German Purity Law of 1516 (Deutsches Reinheitsgebot von 1516)



Allows only 4 natural ingredients:



o Hops

o Malt

o Water

o Yeast

o And nothing else! No rice, no maize, no see weed, no artificial preservatives, no flavour enhancers, no sugar, no … … …


There is a big variety of different sorts and tastes


o Most individual products, each brewery has its own recipes

o No. 3 beverage in terms of per capita consumption: 104 litres/p.c.

Behind coffee and mineral water but far ahead of wine, spirits, csd, juices, energy drinks, … … !!

o Germany is No. 1 brewing nation in Europe

1400

Breweries

In many cities & villages you still find a brewery and a church

6000

Sorts

More than 6.000 different brands of beer in Germany

14

Years

If you would taste every day a different beer, you would need more than 14 years!