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Pubs, Bars, Czech Beer

Pubs are usually open from 11.00 until 23.00; bars stay open later, some until the early morning hours. Prague’s traditional pubs usually serve cheaper beer and some local spirits while modern bars serve a range of Czech and international beers, wine, spirits and cocktails. Czech pubs are not only places for a nice pint of Pilsner; most of them can fill up your belly with a traditional Czech culinary dish too. Czech brewers like Budvar (Budvarka restaurant) and Staropramen (Potrefená Husa) have their own branded pubs. In terms of the quality of ingredients and service these pubs are an excellent place to begin.

Czech Traditional Pubs

Bohemian Beer dates back to the Medieval era and functions more as a social lubricant for the Czechs than it does as a beer. The pubs in Prague, which are omniscient, smoke-filled and down-to-earth, have straightened up a little recently but are still packed with locals and are affordable. The …

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Bars and Pubs in Prague

There are three types of bars unique to Prague – the traditional Czech pub, with perfect local atmosphere and great, usually cheap beer, western-style bars serving trendy but expansive cocktails, and the casino-bars, a 24-hour combination bar-casino. The price of a half-litre of draught beer varies enormously, from around 25 …

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Microbreweries and Beer Restaurants

As well as the giant breweries like Pilsner Urquell, Budvar and Staropramen there are quite a few microbreweries producing excellent larger and dark beer too. Beer made in these breweries usually has a distinctive taste where freshness is guaranteed. Probably the most popular microbrewery and restaurant in Prague is U …

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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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Bars, Pubs and Drinking

Beer is the essence of any Czech culinary attitude As you would have thought you may find more than 800 pubs in Prague to choose from and a few of them have existed for centuries. Unfortunately, a genuine Czech pub culture has developed drastically during the last decade. Some historic …

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Czech Beer Styles And Types

The terms listed below comprise the foundation upon which many modern-day Czech beer types are based:   Výčepní (Tap Beer) The term ‘Tap’ is a legal definition for beers brewed between eight degrees and ten degrees on Balling’s scale, although it can also relate to bottles. This is the Czech …

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Big Czech breweries

The brewing of beer in Moravia and Bohemia dates back to before records began. The Monarchy awarded brewing titles to the bourgeoisie and noblemen and some monasteries also brewed beer. Over hundreds of years, Czech territory has seen many other kinds of beer develop. Although in the end, beer with …

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Local Spirits In The Czech Republic

Czechs are the proud owners of a unique, herb-based liquor named: ‘Becherovka‘. This liquor is hard to explain to someone unfamiliar with it because it’s not like any other type of drink. Its’ ingredients, actually, are a guarded secret—and its’ recipe is kept under lock and key so only an …

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