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17:16 Jul 5, 2002
German to German translations [PRO]
/ history, brewery
German term or phrase: Reinheitsgebot
Sorry, I don't speak German, would you please provide your explanations in English. It the same text about the German beer I find 2 different dates when the "beer purity law" was established, and now I would like to verify the other information about this law.
Marta Argat
Local time: 11:16
German translation:1516
Explanation:
The beer purity law was established in 1516, and limits the materials to be used in beer brewing to water, barley, hops and yeast.

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Note added at 2002-07-05 17:25:35 (GMT)
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Sam Adams got the date right: German Beer Purity Law/Reinheitsgebot:
A law dating back to 1516, requiring beer to be totally pure with
only water, yeast, malt, and hops allowed as ingredients. (http://www.samadams.com/beer/glossary/g.html)

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Note added at 2002-07-05 17:30:39 (GMT)
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A last reference, before my mouth starts watering: http://www.franziskaner.com/2_products/2_3_brewing_process/c...
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Klaus Herrmann
Germany
Local time: 10:16
Grading comment
Thank you very much! I really appreciate your help!
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1516


Explanation:
The beer purity law was established in 1516, and limits the materials to be used in beer brewing to water, barley, hops and yeast.

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Note added at 2002-07-05 17:25:35 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Sam Adams got the date right: German Beer Purity Law/Reinheitsgebot:
A law dating back to 1516, requiring beer to be totally pure with
only water, yeast, malt, and hops allowed as ingredients. (http://www.samadams.com/beer/glossary/g.html)

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Note added at 2002-07-05 17:30:39 (GMT)
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A last reference, before my mouth starts watering: http://www.franziskaner.com/2_products/2_3_brewing_process/c...


    Reference: http://www.1516-online.com/lex/lexdat/r0001.php
Klaus Herrmann
Germany
Local time: 10:16
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 454
Grading comment
Thank you very much! I really appreciate your help!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jerzy Czopik: So it is
8 mins

agree  Kim Metzger: Wilhelm IV, Duke of Bavaria, decreed the law on 23. April 1516
14 mins

agree  Geneviève von Levetzow: Prost...
1 hr
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