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Pilsner Urquell. The Beer Behind the Brand. Part 2

| september 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Climbing up the spiral helter skelter inside Pilsner Urquell’s historic water tower in the semi-dark I recall feeling rather glad I’d eaten breakfast several hours earlier. We were on our way up to the top to get a birds-eye view of the brewery, passing through the centre of two massive cylindrical reservoirs which once held […]

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Pilsner Urquell. The Beer Behind the Brand. Part 1

| september 24, 2012 | 3 Comments

Some beers become so massive, so popular, so available and familiar and just so….big that it’s easy to forget where they came from and lose sight of where the story started. For me Pilsner Urquell is one such beer – a sensation when it was first served to thirsty residents of the royal brewing city […]

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