Over 500 years of Munich Purity Law for Beer - Stock image
Alcohol, Bavaria, Beer - Alcohol, Food and Drink, Germany
Munich, Germany - September 11, 2011: Sign for '500 years of Munich Purity Law for Munich Beer' since 1487. On the sign the so called 'Muenchner Kindl' (Munich Child). It was on the Munich Coat of Arms since the 13th century and turned over the years from a monk holding a book to a child and is often shown holding a beer mug. It is a mascot of the Munich Oktoberfest. This sign is shown on the Oktoberfest alleys mounted to lamp posts.