Altenburger Brauerei is to see in the New Year with a new beer. The German brewer announced yesterday that Altenburger Lager will launch on 1 January.

The new beer will replace Urtyp Hell, which was introduced to the German market 130 years ago. With Altenburger Lager, the brewery expects to attract new customers and expand its domestic market share.

No other details were made available.