Bavaria tops the German beer brewing charts

Bavarian beer tops the charts.

Bavarian beer tops the charts. Image by Thomas sauzedde / CC BY 2.0

For the first time ever, Bavaria has topped the beer brewing charts in Germany for producing the most beer in the country. The southern German state pipped regular-winners North Rhine-Westphalia to the post by brewing up over 2.2 billion litres of the frothy stuff in 2014. Bavarian agricultural minister, Helmut Brunner, cited international demand - as well as the high quality raw materials used - for the region's success. Read more:

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