~ Getaufte Weine, schlechtes Bier ~
I would say it's true what this verse conveys on this stein marked with the Reinhold Merkelbach logo and "C22", ca. 1900.
Getaufte Weine, schlechtes Bier,
könn'n rasend machen Mensch und Thier.
Watered down wine, spoiled beer,
could enrage human and animal.
Translation: Roy De Selms
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