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Plzeň and Pilsner Brewery

For many people, Plzeň means beer. This is true, at the very least, in the German form of the word. Pilsner Urquell, for lots of beer aficionados, represents a lager style of beer. Many tourists who travel to the second biggest city in Bohemia do this to see its monuments …

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Microbreweries and brewpubs

Prague is a great city for beer lovers, and there is no better place to taste different varieties of local brews than some excellent microbreweries and brewpubs. Prague currently has 25 working breweries and a population of just 1.25 million, giving the city one brewery per only 50,000 people. And …

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Czech Beer

Czechs amber liquid, called ‘Pivo’ Czech beer is world famous and fully appreciated by the Czechs themselves. For many centuries Czech beer has been the finest available. The distinctive flavour of Czech beer comes from handpicked Bohemian hops. The Czech Republic is the largest consumer of beer in the world …

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The Main Beer Companies

Although there’s numerous big labels promoting their beers throughout the country and overseas, mergers within the beverage industry have ensured a less diverse selection, with most Prague restaurants and pubs serving some, if not all, of the national brands listed below: • Plzeň  (Pilsner Urquell) is the market leader, with …

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