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The Germans might not be famous for their food but they are certainly famous for their beer. Germans love their beer and they can choose between numerous brews. You can have ein Dunkles, ein Helles, ein Hefe, ein Weizen, ein Gespritztes ... just to mention a few. There are also regional varieties and preferences such as ein Kölsch, a beer from Cologne. A certain lifestyle is connected to what sort of beer you drink. The Germans are particularly proud of das Reinheitsgebot, the purity law, which they fought for in the European Parliament.

(* = familiar, ** = very familiar, *** = vulgar, s = slang, Lit. = Literally)

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Argument Class Drinking Family
Food Football Friends Going out
Health Interjections Money Moods
Music Play up/Play down Politics Professions

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