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May 12, 2022

5 Fascinating Facts About Honey

Starting as nectar found in plants and flowers, honey is a soft and sticky substance that is created by bees to strengthen their wings and keep them warm during the winter months. While seven species of bees make honey, the average bee will only
Únětický Pivovar

The advantage of smaller brands

Last week, Únětický Pivovar invited me, together with a few journalists, to the rather informal presentation of their Masopustní Speciál, a very nice 11º černé pivo. It was a great day (any
February 13, 2013

When a pub won’t do

Beer, any beer, even mediocre ones, will always taste better at a good pub. A pub that not only knows how to look after those beers, but also has that extra thing
January 30, 2013
Pivovar Victor

Tag Teaming Pivovar Victor

Back in early 2009 Hotel Victor made many a local beer lover happy. It was a rarity back then, a pub that sold only beers from one microbrewery, and no other than
January 24, 2013
Christmas at Prague restaurants

Christmas at Prague restaurants

Book ahead for a special meal out over the holidays It’s time to make a list and check it twice, and that includes sending out Christmas cards, buying presents and planning for
November 28, 2012


A series of misfortunate events resulted in my not being to get my weekly case before the weekend, and I ran out of beer. Can you believe that? It really happened, I
November 21, 2012

Garden musings and a bit of history

The image you see below (source) is an old postcard from Pivovar Praha-Vinohrady. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s because it doesn’t exist anymore. It was nationalilsed in 1945, and would
August 1, 2012

Back to the source

The earliest historical records of commercial brewing in Prague date from the 10th century and mention the brewery at the Břevnov monastery.  It operated in the same place for 900 years, though
July 25, 2012
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