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Where does the “Maßkrug“ – the typical bavarian beer mug – actually come from?

On April 23, 1516, the Bavarian Beer Purity Law (Reinheitsgebot) was enacted by Duke Wilhelm of Bavaria. For this reason, "Beer Day" is celebrated every year on April 23. Reason enough to dedicate ourselves to this topic here as well. The at least 6,000-year-old history of the popular barley juice fills countless books and offers an almost unmanage...
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Beer…

…is not only a popular beverage today, but was probably already so in prehistoric times. The first evidence of beer brewing points to the late Paleolithic Natufian period, as suggested by the remains of germinated barley from the Raqefet Cave in Israel (about 13,700 - 11,700 years ago). However, it is not only the potential age of beer that is inte...
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