How to know if My German Beer Stein is Real

How do I know if my German beer stein is an authentic German Beer Stein? It is best to know your product because the price and quality difference between an authentic German beer stein and one made somewhere else are significant.

 

 

The first thing to check is the bottom of the German beer stein itself. Today many of the manufacturers of German beer stein place the country of origin on the bottom.

The authentic German beer stein will have the label Made in Germany. The words Gemacht in Deutschland is the same thing only in the German language. Beer steins are also made in Taiwan, China, and Brazil. For them to legally exported they must have their country of origin on them and they do in most cases