Food & Drink

German Home Brewing on the Rise as Beer Lovers Seek New Tastes

More and more hobby brewers in Germany are making their own beer in the kitchen, the cellar or garage. When it comes to beer, Jan Evermann of Greifswald is uncompromising. Four times a year, the doctor starts up his hobby brewery in his garden. He shreds malt, heats the mash …

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Oktoberfest mug Masskrug
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Official 2018 Oktoberfest Mug Presented

Gingerbread hearts, beer mugs, a tuba, pretzels and the giant Ferris wheel: These internationally known symbols all adorn this year’s Masskrug, or litre-mug, for Munich’s Oktoberfest. Presenting the mug at the Oktoberfest site on Thursday, cabaret artist Martin Frank said it displayed “everything that we Bavarians love.” According to dpa …

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Berlin beer fesitavl
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Hops & Heat – Berlin Beer Festival Gets Underway

Berlin Opens ‘world’s longest beer garden’ in 30+ Temperatures. As Berlin experiences sustained summer temperatures over 30 degrees Celsius, the city on Friday launched a weekend of beer-drinking at the International Beer Festival, which occupies a 2.2-kilometre stretch of a wide, central boulevard. The “world’s longest beer garden,” as the …

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‘Wholesome’ Label Brings Beer Brawl to Top German Court

There are many things to be said about German beer. But a legal fight about an advertising campaign means “wholesome” might soon be a word marketers explicitly can’t use. Germans have a whole vocabulary for beer, with regional dialects and local favourites creating a vast range of choice when choosing …

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German Glühwein Queen
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Trier: Home to Germany’s Glühwein Queen

Many millions of cups of Glühwein or mulled wine will be drunk in German Christmas markets, but only in Trier is there an official representative for the popular hot drink. Winegrower Sarah Schmitt (21) wears the crown of the German Glühwein Queen. Since its inception in 2008, five women have …

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German wine queen
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Germany Crowns 27-year-old Marketing Manager as Face of Wine Industry

Germany has picked the new face of its wine industry, crowning Katharina Staab, 27, from the south-west state of Rhineland-Palatinate as this year’s German Wine Queen. The 70-member jury chose Katharina over five other contestants on Friday night, in a competition involving quizzes over their knowledge of wine, their ability …

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