Beer Culture

Stories about great beer from the countries that invented it.

Beer Culture in Plzeň and Pilsner Fest 2010

Just over a week ago I went to Plzeň to join a group of British beer writers — Adrian Tierney-Jones, Mark Dredge, Pete Brown and Tim Hampson — at Pilsner Fest 2010. In addition to the festive, carnival-like atmosphere at giants Pilsner Urquell and Gambrinus, we also visited craft brewers and new brewpubs, as well as historic dives and dingy bars, to make a short film about beer culture in one of Europe’s greatest brewing cities.


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  1. Very good video

  2. Martin

    I’m glad you started writing here again.I just discovered your blog, following the purchase of your book. Me I my friend will be spending 2 weeks in Czech Republic next October. We’re planning our trip with your book and have a lot of fun reading your articles in the NYtimes.

    Continue your good work.

    Montreal, Canada

  3. Take the train or catch a bus. Prague to Pilsen will take about an hour. The journey is worth it. Experience the new world of beer. Enjoy the beers, relish the bars and just have a good time. Pilsen is a true city of beer culture.

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