What is the German Beer Purity Law? | Made in Germany | DW | 13.09.2016
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What is the German Beer Purity Law?

In 1516, Duke Wilhelm IV of Bavaria decreed that beer should only be brewed from barley, hops and water. This purity law brought German brewers worldwide success. But 500 years on, some rebels want to add more variety and ingredients to German beer.

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