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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beer_in_Germany

Beer is a major part of German culture. German beer is brewed according to the Reinheitsgebot .... Zwickelbiers tend to be younger, lower in alcohol and less hoppy than ... While the beer market is weaker but more centralized in northern Germany, .... Oktoberfest is a 16- to 18-day festival held annually in Munich, Bavaria, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcohol_laws_in_Germany

The German laws regulating alcohol use and sale are some of the least restrictive in the world. The foremost function of restraints, as far as they exist, is youth protection. In contrast to many other countries (e.g. the United States), the legislation is not designed to keep young people away from alcohol completely, but rather ... The law is less thoroughly enforced in many bars and restaurants, but this ...

www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2013/02/27/172966912/germans-are-drinking-less-beer-these-days-but-why

Feb 27, 2013 ... Despite Germany's long association with beer, it looks like its citizens are imbibing less of their celebrated beverage now than they did a ...

www.thelocal.de/20170215/why-germans-are-losing-their-taste-for-beer

Feb 15, 2017 ... The amount of beer Germans drink annually has plummeted by roughly a third since the 1970s. So why ... But how can Germans be forsaking the brew that is their pride and joy? ... We also have less work in agriculture or physical work. ... Walmart Cameras Captured These Hilarious PhotosAuto Overload.

www.pri.org/stories/2014-06-24/mein-gott-germans-are-drinking-more-non-alcoholic-beer-and-less-real-stuff

Jun 24, 2014 ... While Germans are drinking less and less beer, sales of ... But marketing beer as a health supplement these days isn't as easy as it may once ...

www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/31/germans-losing-taste-beer-drinkers-choose-wine

Jan 31, 2014 ... But despite such huge festivals, sales of beer in Germany have fallen in ... to the federal statistics agency Destatis – 2% less than the year before, ... Sales of mixed drinks – beer with lemonade or cola – have declined by the same amount. ... Germans drank the equivalent of half a litre a day in 1976, but only ...

global.handelsblatt.com/companies-markets/young-germans-are-going-dry-768918

May 19, 2017 ... German teens are drinking less on average. More than a third haven't tried alcohol in the European country known for its lax youth consumption laws. ... But that German fondness for the sauce seems to be dwindling among the ... These laws are in a direct contrast to the United States, where the drinking ...

www.dw.com/en/beer-culture-this-is-how-germany-drinks/a-19201434

Jul 22, 2016 ... The 501-year-old German Beer Purity Law says that only hops, barley, yeast and ... But Germany manages quantity as well as quality: no other ...

www.dw.com/en/beer-before-work-why-is-it-so-normal-in-germany-to-drink-alcohol-in-the-morning/a-19024870

Feb 3, 2016 ... Medical advice was also less advanced. It's harder now to ... These include head and neck cancer, which contributed to ... But Europe as a whole still drinks more alcohol than the global average. ... The city, as I was once instructed by a bank employee, is celebrating its holiest days of the year - "Karneval.".

www.nbcnews.com/id/41872277/ns/slate_com/t/buzz-kill-why-germanys-beer-culture-decline

Mar 2, 2011 ... Slate: With a downturn in beer consumption and the number of breweries, ... drink beer and eat during the second day of the Oktoberfest beer ... That may sound a little ridiculous, but in a country practically synonymous with beer and ... These days, Germany's celebrated brewing towns and atmospheric old ...