Author: Martin Macourek Great news for real Bohemian lager aficionados – the much loved Kanec 12 lager is now to be available on a regular basis with Laithwaites wines The…
In 1842, the Bohemian town Pilsen, Czech Republic, has seen brewing of a type of beer that would become the most popular style in the world. That is from where the term “Pilsener” derives. The mineral content of the local water meant that beer brewed there was light-bodied, crisp and refreshing. Unfortunately, the beer style has beer bowdlerised by many brewers around the world brewing a bland characterless brew.
However, a true Bohemian Pilsener is totally different – it should be sharp, well-hopped, bready and zesty. Traditionally made Czech Pilseners are fantastically drinkable and attract a deserved attention.
Author: Martin Macourek St Wenceslas plays an all-important role in Czech history and the story of medieval good Earl Wenceslas murdered by his brother Boleslav back in 935 is well…
Author: Jason Pirodsky The average Czech consumes nearly twice as much beer as the average Austrian, according to Kirin's latest stats on beer consumption per capita Tip: Visit Expats.cz Food &…
Author: Adrian Tierney-Jones The story of Pivovar Kutná Hora is one of hope, faith, survival and resurrection. It is a tale that lightens the heart and directs a searchlight on…
Not a single soul can be seen in front of the famous Prague astronomical clock, built in 1410 and being the oldest continuously operating clock in the World!
The CBA took part in the London Hotels Restaurant and Catering show (HRC) for the first time, presenting most of its portfolio.
North Bohemia is a traditionnal brewing territory, having been a focal area for both Bohemian and German brewers. Their skills together with great local water and local Saaz hops, weathy and prosperous north Bohemian towns and the industrial revolution all contributed to the success of local breweries.
In Germany, the Czech Republic is referred to a paradise for beer and brewing, where the number of microbreweries has increased dramatically in recent years. In Germany, there is one brewery per 50 thousand inhabitants whereas there is one per 20 thousand inhabitants in the Czech Republic.
All is quiet beneath the six gargantuan fermentation tanks at the Bohemia Regent Brewery in Trebon, the far south of the Czech Republic. The complex network of pipes that twists beneath is still in its symmetry.
3500 beers from all over the world attended the London prestigious World Beer Awards tasting competition. Šerák won in the lager category, which is the most honoured and competitive.