MAINZ, Germany — Maybe these burglars were wine lovers.

Thieves who broke into a shop in Muelheim, Germany, opened 1,200 bottles of Koenig Pilsener beer — but left the otherwise untouched containers stacked neatly in their crates and the amber brew inside to spoil.

Image: German police say thieves broke into a shop and opened 1,200 bottles of beer

Crates full of opened bottles of beer sit in a shop after burglars took their caps but didn't drink the brew.