What Is the Legal Drinking Age in Germany?

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The legal drinking age in Germany is 16 years for cider, beer and wine. For spirits and other spirit based drinks, the legal age is 18 years. It's legal for a minor to possess or consume alcohol but its illegal to sell alcohol to minors or let them drink in public places.
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The People of Germany
Population: 81,147,265
Ethnicity: German, Turkish, Greek, Italian, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish
Languages: German
Religions: Protestant, Roman Catholic, Muslim
Median Age: 45.3 years
Male: 44.2 years
Female: 46.3 years (2012 est)
Literacy Rate: 99%
Legal drinking age: 16 for beer and wine as some other party drinks without spirits; 18 for spirits
The legal drinking age in Germany is 16 years, in contrast with 18 years for most countries. This has been quite a challenge especially to the motorists and their efforts to reduce road accidents. In the UK, attempts are being made to rise the legal drinking age to 21 in a bid to curb the same and also eliminate binge drinking among youngsters.
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