Germany is a nation of startling diversity and its regional specialities represent centuries of history. Germany's many varieties of beer and sausage are still evolving and emerging.
1. Riots broke out over the price of beer in Bavaria
</strong>In 1844, King Ludwig I of Bavaria's attempt to impose a beer tax provoked a serious outbreak of 'beer riots'.
They were only diffused when the King ordered a 10% reduction in the price o...