Stefan Fritsche with freshly stirred beer powder. The product innovation from the Neuzelle monastery brewery rethinks the beer process and impresses with climate-friendly arguments during transport / © Photo: Georg Berg

Beer powder from Brandenburg

Beer powder without brewing process. Klosterbrauerei Neuzelle rethinks beer and impresses with climate-friendly arguments in transport and packaging

Marteinn Haraldsson founded the microbrewery Segull 67 in Siglufjördur in 2015 as a career changer / © Photo: Georg Berg

Iceland and the beer

Every year on March 1, Icelanders celebrate Bjórdagurinn. This day of beer commemorates the legalization of beer in 1989 after 75 years of prohibition.

Angel with beer crate in front of the Pope. A living statue strides through the Roman Gate in front of Cologne Cathedral with a beer crate, which it will use as a pedestal. In the background Pope Benedict VI waves in survival size from a poster / © Photo: Georg Berg

Cheating during Lent

Not angels, but monks once sent beer to the Pope in Rome. His blessing for a fasting beer was quickly granted, because it tasted so awful after the long journey that he found it worthy of a fasting drink and granted the monks 5 liters per day. Here now more cheating of the clergy against their own fasting laws.

In the beer garden in Lana, you can taste the product range of the Pfefferlechner home brewery from tasting glasses / © Photo: Georg Berg

France and the desire for beer

The Auvergne – Rhône – Alpes region is home to a particularly large number of breweries. Why France is discovering a love of beer, tells a brewer from the Drôme Valley

Alphorns are part of the hearty folklore at the gourmet event at the Gompm-Alm in South Tyrol. It takes place every year on the last Sunday in August. Well-known chefs prepare their dishes on old wood-burning stoves / © Photo: Georg Berg

Pfefferlechner craft brewery

South Tyrol is an ideal growth market for craft beer, because the Italians who like to try it are epicureans. Latest brewing creation is an alcohol-free beer

Sternebier - real Zoigl from the communal brewer / © Photo: Georg Berg

Zoigl Inn in the Upper Palatinate

The drinkable Zoigl beer is a bottom-fermented, unfiltered traditional beer from the northern Upper Palatinate. Windischeschenbach is considered the center of Zoigl.

The Zoigl star is said to be older than the Star of David. As a sign of the brewers' craft, it indicates where freshly brewed beer is available / © Photo: Georg Berg

Zoigl – Beer tradition in Germany

Reportage offer with many photos: Zoigl beer is traditionally brewed only in a few communities in the Upper Palatinate by private individuals, for their own consumption.

Brew kettle and mash tun at the Bamberg Heller Brewery, where the classic smoked beer is brewed / © Photo: Georg Berg

Bamberg and the beer

As early as 1489, the prince bishop of Bamberg specified the ingredients for beer, which were only laid down 27 years later in the Bavarian purity law

Hotel Blow-up Hall 5050 is located in the building of the old Stary Brewery in Poznan / © Photo: Georg Berg

Art and luxury in Poland

The most extraordinary hotel in Poland “Blow Up Hall 5050” can be found in Poznan. It is an interactive work of art with a bar and an excellent restaurant

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