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Reinheitsgebot

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Definition:

The German purity law states that beer can only be made from malted barley, wheat, hops, yeast and water. If a brew contains anything else it cannot be called beer. There are a few exceptions allowed for chemicals used to treat the water.
Also Known As: German Purity Law
Examples:
Even though it tastes like there's chocolate in it, this beer complies with Reinheitsgebot.

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