Beer is one of the most popular beverages in Germany. Beer making dates back thousands of years.
Water, hops, yeast and water are the main ingredients. Tradional brewing regions in Europe, such as Germany, England, Belgium and the Czech Republic have dozens of local varieties of beer. This is an automatic compilation of DW's journaistic output related to beer.
German police are investigating why a Dutch truck driver continued on his journey, even after he swiped a tree. The accident caused cases of beer to fall off the truck and more followed as it continued on its way.
Top scientists from Hamburg leave their labs for bars and pubs all over the city to talk about the Big Bang, space travel, climate change, biodiversity and the deadly sex game of spiders, among dozens of other topics. The idea is to make science fun and accessible, and have a beer or two of course. DW's Diana Fong has this report about epi-genetics from a Hamburg bar.