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July 12, 2013

Back home and out for a pint

There’s something I must confess: I’ve never lived in Prague, proper. When I moved to this country in 2002 I lived in a (now not so small anymore) village a few km northwest of the city. Being born and raised in a massive city
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


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
Únětický Pivovar

5 reasons to love Únětický Pivovar

A few days ago, Únětický Pivovar celebrated the first anniversary of their resurrection (the brewery had been closed by the Communists in 1949, after more than 300 years of brewing tradition). Unfortunately,
June 27, 2012
the three roses

Tag teaming the three roses

There’s one thing I must confess, I stopped being excited about every new microbrewery/brewpub that opens in the Czech Republic. On the one hand, because it’s been happening almost as often as
June 20, 2012
Czech Beer Festival

Czech Beer Festival News

The new image (see pic below) isn’t the only (and certainly not the most important) change that the fifth edition of the Czech Beer Festival is bringing, there are several others, the
April 18, 2012
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