Every thing you will hear about Prague is true. The amazing architecture, the river, the bridges and of course the beer.
Beer (pivo in Czech) is basically the national drink in Czech Republic, in some cases it’s even more popular then water, that is why the locals may call beer the “Liquid Bread” and they very often consume it in that manner.
The people in Czech Republic consuming approximately 150 litters of beer a year, what makes the Czech Republic the highest beer consumption per capita in the world.
The history of beer in Czech goes way back to the 6th century where beer was brewed in Czech lands even before the Slavic migration, although the ingredients were a bit different from what we know today. The country’s oldest brewery, Břevnov Monastery was recorded brewing beer since 993 and it has the oldest tradition of beer brewing in the Czech Republic
Hops, which are used primarily as a flavoring and stability agent in beer, have been grown in the region for a long time, and were used in beer making since the 12th century.
The most common Czech beers are pale lagers of pilsner type, with characteristic transparent golden color, high foaminess and lighter flavor.
Now the Czech Republic and its capital experiencing an explosion of beer variety, and most of them are really delicious . The country currently has more than 250 breweries, with more opening every month. Prague has at least 22 breweries and hundreds of bars and pubs.
Most of the places in the city are great and serving tasty beer of all kinds, but if you want to have your beer in one of the most popular pubs then take a look at the following top Flavorite pubs in Prague
Small, modern and very comfortable restaurant bar with highly impressive beer store included.
Located in the neighborhood of Karlín, Pivovarský klub (Stands for The brewery club) is super popular among beer lovers.
Visitors can select from 240 kinds of international and local bottled beers and 6 excellent beers on tap. If you are overwhelmed by the huge beer selection or seeking to taste a few unique beers, you can always order small samples of each beer.
In the food section visitors can try traditional homey Czech cuisine plus various kinds of meat from the oven and grill including kangaroo and ostrich. They even use beer in some of the served dishes, so prepare yourself to find items like “crepes with beer jam” or “Pork Roasted in Strong Dark Beer” in the Menu .
On the Menu:
Beers: Lager, Ale Weizen, Lambic, Cider and more.
Food: Beef in “Candelsauce”, Brewmaster´s Goulash, Schnitzel, Smoked Pork and more.
Due to it’s popularity among Czechs and tourists alike, making a reservation ahead is more then recommended.
Definitely worth a visit if you’re a beer lover traveling in Prague
Another great place in Prague with fantastically endless collection of local Czech and intentional craft beers.
After running a successful specialty beer store with 4 taps, Beer Geek has decided to expand to a full-sized pub and now they serve 32 taps.
The interior design is modern but cozy, with wooden floors, tables and chairs, lighten by simply framed light bulbs. Through the large windows visitors can see the chilled storage room where many beers are nicely stored.
They use “Advanced Tap System” for displaying on a digital menu the most updated on tap beer list they are serving at that moment. Their beer changes regularly and always served fresh.
The Kitchen has it’s own name – The Flying Monkey . They serve mostly bar food such as chicken wings cooked in a variety of souses and other simple snacks.
Everyone will enjoy spending time in Beergeek bar, even if you are not a beer lover you definitely will find delicious drink to try along with it’s unique design and fantastic atmosphere.
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Address: Vinohradská 988/62, 130 00 Praha 3, Czech Republic
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Craft House Prague
Newly opened in spring 2016, Craft House Prague is a multitap craft beer bar & bottle shop located right in the center of Prague, close to Charles Square.
Cozy but very popular little bar, the perfect place for special beer seekers.
Those guys serve 27 beers on tap and more than 100 bottled beers from both the Czech Republic and around the world.
The interior has a unique design, it is modest without shouting colors or unusual furniture, it’s modern and has zero resemblance to the old style pubs.
They have very informative website, with an updated and interactive “What’s on tap” section.
If you don’t have a favorite beer you can discover new flavors by ordering 6 different beers by Czech or Foreign production.
The food menu is not their strong specialty, so consider eating something on your way to Craft House.
Even though Craft House Prague newly opened, it’s a busy place, so if you planning to enjoy your evening seating next to a table, reservations are always a good idea.
Czech classical pub with friendly service and relaxed atmosphere, where any beer lover can enjoy more than 40 beers on tap from a variety Czech breweries and more bottled beers from all over the world.
Zlý Časy serving traditional Czech style meals such as tartar steak, mini fried chicken breasts, fried Olomouc cheese. They serve as well different types of burgers and nice selection appetizers to make your beer experience much more happy and enjoyable.
They at are located in Prague 4 district which is a bit out of town but defiantly worth the journey. they even offer solid wifi if you need to check your emails or talk with your mom.
At Zly Casyis you will get to meet beer-loving locals, loyal to their beer heaven, and curious tourists following recommendations and exploring new places where they can discover the perfect beer .
The pub also Featured several times in the New York Times and other foreign press.
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Address: Navrátilova 1421/11, 110 00 Praha 1-Nové Město, Czechia
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Prague Beer Museum
Although it sounds like a museum, its not. It is actually a nice little joint for beer lovers to visit while in Prague.
Prague Beer Museum is a great place with friendly staff, good music, great beer and delicious food. The place to meet tourists and locals sitting in a cozy environment and enjoy a the variety 30 regional Czech beers on tap.
Visitors can have a pint of beer or sets of 5 and 10 beer sampler (0.15ml each) which is a great way to find out your favorite taste.
The food menu looks very nice and very Czech style, they have beer snacks, salads, main dishes and different specialties. Having an attractive food menu makes the place much more interesting, cause there is nothing better then having a great meal along with your beer.
Selected Food Menu items:
Grilled sausage platter
Goulash soup with potatoes
French-style rabbit leg
In conclusion, some people, might say it’s too smoky, some might say its too crowded and some might say the music to loud, but in the bottom line if you are looking for a cool place where you can enjoy an evening with your friends while having some fine beer, Prague Beer Museum is the right place to visit.
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Address: Dlouhá 720/46, 110 00 Praha 1-Staré Město, Czechia
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