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Bavarian Purity Law 500th Anniversary Celebration

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Reinheitsgebot 500th Anniversary Saturday, April 23 On April 23, 1516 the law known at Reinheitsgebot or the Bavarian Purity Law was enacted across a unified Bavaria. This law stated that beer could only be brewed with barley, hops and water (yeast was added later when it was discovered). This law is still in place today and makes it one of …

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