Revellers celebrate the 500th birthday of the beer purity law in Ingolstadt. Photo: Xinhua Revellers celebrate the 500th birthday of the beer purity law in Ingolstadt. Photo: Xinhua
Revellers celebrate the 500th birthday of the beer purity law in Ingolstadt. Photo: Xinhua

Bottoms up! Beer-lovers descend on German town of Ingolstadt to celebrate 500th birthday of beer purity law

While Germans are still ranked second – just after the Czechs – annual beer consumption per capita has fallen from 141 litres in 1991 to 98 litres last year.

Revellers celebrate the 500th birthday of the beer purity law in Ingolstadt. Photo: Xinhua Revellers celebrate the 500th birthday of the beer purity law in Ingolstadt. Photo: Xinhua
Revellers celebrate the 500th birthday of the beer purity law in Ingolstadt. Photo: Xinhua
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