Taxation Of Beer In Foreign Countries

The following table shows the nature of the tax and the amount of the same calculated to English barrels.


Nature of Tax.

Amount per English Barrel (round numbers)

United States

Beer tax

5s. 9d.

Germany -

- - N. German Customs Union

Malt tax

1s. 6d

- - Bavaria

Malt tax

3s. 5d. to 4s. 8d., according to quantity produced


Malt tax

2s. 9d.


On Wort

4s. 1d.


On cubic contents of Mash-Tun or on Malt

About 1s. 9d. to 3s. 3d., according to quality

Austro-Hungarian Empire

On Wort

6s. 8d.


Malt tax

5s. to 6s. 8d.