BU Market Fun Fact: Beer
In Germany, we drink beer when we are…
In Hong Kong, we all know that the legal drinking age is 18, which is the same as the legal age.
In Germany, the country of beer (one-third of the world’s beer comes from Germany), citizens are allowed to start drinking wine and beer at the age of 16, which is before their legal age of 18. This is quite common among many countries in Europe.
You don’t need to wait to be an official adult for your first sip! However, be careful, as liquors like Vodka and Whisky are still prohibited until you reach the age of 18.