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23/04/1516 The German Beer Purity Law

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German purity law for beer - The Reinheitsgebot

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

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German Beer - Centuries of Tradition

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23rd April 1516: The Reinheitsgebot beer purity law first introduced in Bavaria

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A beer for Werner - 500 years of the German Purity Law

According to the German Beer Purity Law, the only ingredients that could be used in the production of beer were water, barley, and hops. The law also set the price of beer, limited the profits made by innkeepers, and made confiscation the penalty for making impure beer.
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