Fall Beer Tour: Craft Beer Comes to Germany
Craft Brewers in
Germany’s small and mid-size regional breweries produce 40% of the total volume of beer.
Nearly half the breweries in Germany are in Bavaria — 622 total.
The main centers of craft brewing are in the Munich area, Franconia (northern Bavaria), Berlin and Hamburg.
Germany has 5000 types of beer, according to industry officials.
The explosion of craft brewing and home brewing in the U.S., Canada and other countries has whetted the public appetite for artisanal brews beyond anything that could have been imaginable a few years ago.