It would take you 13 years to sample a different German beer every evening. Most Germans have one favorite - often produced locally. Our new series takes an in-depth look at Germany’s national drink.
Beethoven's birth house still stands in Bonn thanks to a citizens' initiative 127 years ago.
From dress codes to beer types and even a unique language, there are a few rules to observe at the Wiesn. We explain why the Oktoberfest starts in September and why you should exercise caution when drinking the beer.
When Bavaria introduced its famous Beer Purity Law 500 years ago, Jews had already developed their own brewing traditions over thousands of years. The Jewish Museum in Munich now celebrates the cultural history of beer.
Here beer is still made according to the traditions of the beer purity law of 1516, which allows only four ingredients in German beer. Discover Germany's largest order-run brewery, the Andechs Monastery in Bavaria.
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