Police said a car collided with a delivery vehicle on the autobahn north of Frankfurt, knocking the lorry against a guardrail.
When its tarp tore open, 1,500 cases tumbled out, strewing the bottles across the road.
The highway was partially closed and clean-up of the boozy spill was still ongoing hours later.
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