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  • It may not look like it at Oktoberfest, but Germans are drinking less beer
  • It may not look like it at Oktoberfest, but Germans are drinking less beer
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Are Germans still boozing with a bierkrug?

In Germany, beer is considered a pure drink – brewed according to a 500-year-old regulation – but most people just want it to be cheap and easy to drink. A craft beer movement is gaining momentum as a result. But is German beer culture in danger of losing its heritage?