Non-alcoholic beer

Regions of popularity: Nationwide

Beer type: Schankbier und Vollbier

Original extract: 7 - 12%

Alcohol content: Maximum 0.5% = no detectable physiological effect.

Fermentation type: Top- and bottom-fermenting

Characteristics: Available in many versions, e.g. Pils, Alt, Koelsch, Weizen etc.

Brewing process: Like all German beers, brewed of barley, hops, yeast and water (German Purity Law; yeast only came along later); in fermentation the formation of alcohol is either prevented or the alcohol is largely removed after fermentation.

Serving conventions: Best served between 6 and 7 degrees Celsius.

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