I'm familiar with the terms "Wegbier" and "Konterbier", but wondered if there are any other examples of -Bier being added to other compound nouns to describe it being drunk in specific situations?

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    Wegbier is also commonly referred to as Fußpils, which is a pun on Fußpilz (foot fungus) and the pils you drink while walking on foot. Jan 6, 2021 at 17:25
  • Wegbier is more common. ngram knows no Fußpils books.google.com/ngrams/… Jan 9, 2021 at 2:47

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Feierabendbier fällt mir noch ein.

There is also After-work beer.


Yes, there are. The DWDS lists some1 that can be found in official text corpora: Konterbier (which you already mentioned), Schankbier, Freibier, Stehbier. But there are more, as other answers have shown. In fact, you can easily produce such compounds yourself: Weihnachtsbier, Winterbier, Hochzeitsbier, Frühstücksbier, Trostbier, Entspannungsbier

1 Notice that several items in the DWDS list, such as Aerobier or Barbier, are not compounds at all.

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    None of them refers to beer drunk in a specific situation. Jan 7, 2021 at 10:43

Other examples are

  • Frustbier, see here
  • Wohlfühlbier, see here

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