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Strong Beer Season in Bavaria

Since the 17th century, extra strong beers have traditionally been served in Bavaria during Lent. The high malt and alcohol content beverage was once referred to as "liquid bread". Nowadays the strong beer season is celebrated in style in traditional taverns like the Griesbräu in Murnau.

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