Germany's Hunsrück mountain range produces some of the best barley for making traditional beer according to the country’s 500 year old Beer Purity Law. But prices are low, making life hard for the region’s barley farmers.
Many think it's a sacrilege to mix water with whisk(e)y, but real connoisseurs know that a few drops of water enhances the taste. They are right - and researchers have discovered why.
Big German companies need to put more women on their executive boards, said Germany's Women's Affairs Minister Katarina Barley. The official threatened legal measures if the firms fail to fix the problem within the year.
Since 1997 the German capital has been celebrating the national beverage at the annual International Berlin Beer Festival. Germany is Europe’s number one beer producer.
The 1,800-person village of Wacken in northern Germany will soon be welcoming 80,000 metalheads and 160 bands for three days of headbanging and beer. Here's what's new at this year's festival.
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