Anheuser Busch sued the organisators of the soccer world championship in Germany cause they wont sell their beers. The organisators quickly said, well we are doing this because noone will drink APW here and gave them the right to sell it. Noone bought it.
It's good that you get back to microbrewery tradition. There are 1326 breweries in Germany and they all have their story. This always a very great and intresting thing from which you learn a lot about the place you're at
"How dreadful!" cried Lord Henry. "I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect." ~ Oscar Wilde - The picture of Dorian Gray