Free beer! German brewery gives away beverages it can’t sell


Beer at the Willinger Brauhaus, which could not be sold due to the lack of guests, is prepared for give away, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Willingen, Germany, May 7, 2020. REUTERS/Annkathrin Weis

WILLINGEN, Germany (Reuters) – Unable to deliver to hotels and restaurants closed due to coronavirus restrictions, a German brewery on Thursday gave away some 2,600 litres (690 gallons) of beer.

Rather than throwing it away, the owners of the Willinger brewery, in the western state of Hesse, decided to dish out the light and dark beer free of charge.

Owner Franz Mast said

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