Beer, or in Czech – Pivo has a long history in its home country and it’s the most popular beverage that the Czech Republic is known for. The long story of brewing in this country starts at Břevnov Monastery in 993. The city of Brno had the right to brew beer from the 12th century while Plzeň and České Budějovice (Pilsen and Budweis in German), had breweries in the 13th century.
The Czech Republic has the highest beer consumption per capita in the world. The most common are pale lagers of pilsner type, with high foaminess and a lighter flavor, known for the characteristic transparent golden color.
Visiting the Czech Republic mostly means visiting Prague. This city has a lot of beautiful attractions that tourists have to see, but they also want to drink the best beers.
One of the most popular within the Czech Republic, but not well-known outside the country, is the Pilsner Urquell brewery, which also produces Gambrinus.
Another beer brewed in Prague is Staropramen, and it’s widely available in bars and pubs in the capital.
There is a village outside Prague called Velké Popovice, and a much-loved beer there is Kozel.
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Also, some other top-selling brands include Krušovice, Starobrno, Březňák, Zlatopramen, Lobkowicz, Bernard and Svijany, and Budweiser Budvar.