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Europe Best beer spots in Prague?

Discussion in 'Europe' started by Mbrown44, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. Mbrown44

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    I'm gonna be in Prague for 3 days on a backpack trip around Europe. Just wondering what are the must hit places?


    Thanks in advance

    Mike
     
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    You do know Prague isn't in Germany, don't you?
     
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    When I win the lottery I will visit Prague.:)

    Two beer places that are on my bucket list:

    · U Fleků to drink their dark lagers

    · A Tankova Pub to drink unfiltered/unpasteurized Pilsners

    A list of some Tankova Pubs:

    1. U Rudolfina (Pilsner Urquell Tank),

    2. U Cerneho Vola (Kozel Tank)

    3. Beograd pub (Krušovice Tank)

    4. U Jindrisska Veze (Gambrinus Tank)

    5. Pivovar U Tri Ruzi (Brewpub)

    6. Plzeňský Anděl (Pilsner Urquell Tank)

    7. U Medvidku (Brewpub and unpasteurized Budvar)

    Cheers!
     
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  4. Mbrown44

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    I know, there isn't a forum for the Czech Republic.
     
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    Hi from England.
    Obviously depends what you are looking for but my list would be:
    U Medvidku (Brewpub.) Make sure that you go to the upstairs bar.

    U Zlateho tygra. (Unpasturised Pilsner Urquell.) Extremely atmospheric pub. Get there for 3p.m. opening as tables are reserved later.

    Pivovarsky dum (Brewpub.)

    U Fleku (Brewpub.) One beer but wonderful. Another atmospheric pub. Expensive for Prague but you should go there. Refuse the shots of spirits that the waiters try to get you to accept. They are very expensive.

    Pivovarsky klub. Has 6 draught beers from different breweries, a situation which you don't tend to see in Prague. Also has a very wide range of bottled beer.

    Hope this helps.

    Cheers,
    Mick Ratcliffe.
     
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    Cheers, I appreciate the help
     
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    Also, consider taking the brewery tour at the Staropramen brewery. They will let you have a couple of beers afterwards. And it takes you to a neighborhood somewhat out of the city center. Right next to the brewery, there are a couple of simple restaurants and bars (at least there used to be 12 years ago) where you can have a good and hearty, but cheap meal.
     
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    Check this site out, I have spent a lot of time in Prague over the past two years and have found it to be a very good reference.
    http://praguebeergarden.com/
     
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    My vote is for Pivovarsky klub. They claim to have the largest selection in CZ, and I think it's probably true. Been there a few times and enjoyed myself every time. It's also near the bus station if you're headed that way.

    THIS.

    This has been bothering me for a little while. I wish that the Germany forum was renamed Central Europe and it included a few of Germany's neighbors. I posted about it a while back, but didn't get any support. http://beeradvocate.com/community/threads/germany-regional-forum.81434/#post-1175899

    It makes sense for a few reasons. For one the beer scenes in these countries are more similar to each other than they are to Benelux or Scandinavia. I feel that there is a unique Central European brewing culture. Also I'm sure that you Germany folks in this forum have probably visited Austria and CZ and you know the bars there well enough to comment on them.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Europe
     
  11. Mbrown44

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    Trip's going great, thanks for all the helpful advice!

    Cheers,

    Mike
     
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    Where else are you headed? Maybe we have some other tips for you.
     
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    In addition to Medviku in Old Town - as well as the other suggestions - I would add the excellent little brewpub that sits on the grounds of the Strahov Monastery, which is across the Vlatva in the quaint Mala Strana district. Enjoy your trip - Prague is splendid!
     
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    Dude can I get a footnote? ;]
     
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    If you are the source of that list than how does a thank you sound?

    I found that list via a web search and I hit upon something like trip advisor (or something else).

    I had no idea who was the source of the above list.

    Cheers!
     
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    Use Trip Advisor/Prague forum,Uncle Gus and a few others will be glad to help you out.
     
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    The greatest experience in Prague was discovering the micro breweries. Nice atmosphere and fresh unique beer taste like nowhere else in the world. Even the hostels offered self brewed beer from locals. King George is my bar of choice whithout a doubt. BTW stay away from the "pub/ brewery tours" - that money is better invested at the bar
     
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    just wanted to revive this thread, going there in august, has anything changed? Any recommendations for must stops, or bottles to look for?
     
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    ^^^This fella knows the score, but realise that this is 3 years old...still some quality there though. Update...

    Zly Casy,
    Beergeek,
    Klasterni Pivovar Strahov,
    Bruxx,
    Beer Museum,
    Lokal x 2.
     
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    Woo-Hoo! Even more places to visit. I hope that I hit the Mega-Millions lottery!!:)

    Cheers!
     
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    I'd pass on the Beer Museum on Dlouhá -- When I was there last fall many of the beer were poured thru dirty lines, the place was too smokey to enjoy the beer (I think as more places become non-smoking the smokers congregate here) and the staff was fairly rude. The one at Náměstí Míru is better -- at least a non-smoking room.

    I could see a few years ago it being worth a stop, but with the choices these days, I wouldn't bother. And I stayed literally next door but would go elsewhere.

    BTW, results of my last Prague visit at www.BeerGuidePRG.com
     
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