The Traditional Art of Brewing

The German Beer Purity Laws of 1516 are now 500 years old. These laws stipulate the ingredients to be used for brewing beer in Germany. The four main ingredients for beer are well-known: hops, malt, yeast and water. It’s where these ingredients come from though, and how they are brought together in the process of brewing, that has earned our beer the name Premium Pils. 


Bitburger’s Brewing Process

Since 1817, Bitburger has a long history of producing Bitburger Premium Pils (aka ‚pils‘) with love and passion. Discover the secret of unique premium quality and learn more about the Bitburger brewing process.

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The German Beer Purity Law

To achieve a consistent level of quality in beer brewing, the German Beer Purity Laws dictate that the ingredients for beer must be water, barley malt and hops. The important role that yeast plays in brewing was only recognised in the 19th century.

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