Germany's most popular black beer represents an exceptional beer speciality that is the fruit of a unique combination of the perfect art of brewing and a centuries-old tradition. Brewed according to the German Purity law of 1516, the original is convincing by its light sparkling character: Barley malts subjected to special processes give it its distinctive, delicate aroma and extraordinary coloration. Well-rounded by a mild hop flavour, it is really a great enjoyment. The production of Kostritzer Schwarzbier is based on the Pilsner style. Its strength is comparable with light beers.