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Bernard Family Brewery

(Humpolec) The oldest surviving record of burgher beer brewing in Humpolec dates back to 1371. At that time, however, this entailed brewing beer in individual burgher houses. The era of burgher beer brewing ended in 1597, when it was replaced by beer production at the nearby Herálec estate. Later, when the estate was sold to cover the owner's debts and was purchased by Hungarian aristocrat Jakub, baron of

Dalešice Stock Brewery

The Dalešice brewery is linked to one of the most famous Czech films: Postřižiny (Cutting it Short), by director Jiří Menzel. It was here that Magda Vašáryová and Jaromír Hanzlík climbed the smoke stack, and it was here that the governing board met and feasted with Rudolf Hrušinský at the head of the table. First mention of the local brewery dates back to the late 16th century

Jihlava Brewery

The oldest written record of the Jihlava malting industry is an entry in the municipal register from 3 May 1348, when King Charles IV notified the Jihlava magistrate and the entire town of a ban on brewing beer in the villages. In the Middle Ages, there were a total of 123 registered privileged beer

Poutník Brewery

(Pelhřimov) The brewery's name is derived from the wandering monk, Pelegrinus (Latin for "pilgrim"), who is linked to the foundation of the city. The city obtained brewing privileges in 1552. At first, beer was brewed in individual houses, however failure to follow rules and the declining quality of the beers l

Chotěboř Brewery

Pivovar Chotěboř began brewing beer in 2009. They produce unpasteurised beer according to a traditional Czech recipe—the beer is brewed using a double-mashing process, fermentation occurs in open tanks, and fermentation finishing takes places in lagering tanks for a minimum of 30 days. The brewe

Jihlava Town Hall Privileged Brewery

The small brewery is located in the cellars of the Radniční Restaurant on Masarykovo náměstí Square in the Jihlava city centre. Beer brewing began here in May 2011 The brewery produces unfiltered, unpasteurised beers that are consumed primarily in the local tavern. However, you can also find th

Microbrewery in the Jelínek Villa

(Velké Meziříčí) Jelínkova vila hotel – pivovar (Jelínek Villa Hotel & Brewery) was built and opened during during the course of 2003–2004. The first beer was brewed here on 9 April 2004. After a 55-year hiatus, the brewery thus resurrected the age-old beer brewing tradition that dates back to the first half o

Kozlíček Brewery

(Horní Dubenky) Kozlíček microbrewery is located beneath the highest peak of the Vysočina Region: Javořice. The microbrewery opened its doors in 2007. Its origins were preceded by two years of experimentation in beer brewing in a home-brewing environment. The beers listed below can be sampled at select small pu

Pacov Family Microbrewery

The microbrewery was founded in 2009. It follows in the footsteps of the Pacov beer-brewing tradition. The microbrewery owner began brewing beer at home, gaining knowledge and experience, and gradually worked his way up to professional brewing activities. Today, the brewery produces unfiltered and u

Na ranči Microbrewery

(Ždírec nad Doubravou) This restaurant microbrewery was established in 2011. It is part of the Džekův ranch complex. Under the watchful eye of an experienced brewer, the facilities produce a 13° and 11° light, unfiltered, yeast, unpasteurised lager. It bears the pleasant name, "Naše pivo" ("Our Beer"). Tours

Želiv Monastery Brewery

The monastery in the town of Želiv was established in 1139. It was the Blessed Abbot Gotšalk that brought the Premonstratensians to the "Údolí štěstí" ("Valley of Joy"), and they have lived here with several short and long interruptions ever since. The first mention of beer brewing here dates

Podklášterní Brewery Třebíč

Beer has been brewed in Třebíč and its surrounding area for as long as anyone can remember. In 1873, the brewery burned down, but its operations were restored after a number of years. After the Second World War, the Třebíč brewery was incorporated into the "national enterprise," and began to g

Kokeš Brewery

(Kamenice nad Lipou) Beer has been brewed in Kamenice nad Lipou most likely since as early as the 15th or 16th centuries. Historical developments later ensured that beer could be brewed only by the ruling nobility until the 20th century. Its brewery, located directly next to the chateau, developed from a small farming c

Ruprenz Brewery

(Brtnice) Pivovar Ruprenz is situated in the town of Uhřínovice, located in the very heart of the Vysočina Region, not far from the city of Brtnice. The original name of the town dating back to the 13th century was Ruprenz, which is where the name of the beer comes from. The foundation of the brewery in 20

Beer brewing

Beer brewing in today's Vysočina Region has a long tradition—after all, the history of the first breweries reaches all the way into the early 14th century. At the time, the area was home to burgher, municipal, aristocratic, royal, and manorial breweries. In the 19th century, there were approximat

Biskupský Gajdoš Brewery

(Biskupice-Pulkov) The brewery opened in 2013. It is located in the picturesque village of Biskupice on the border of the Southern Moravian and Vysočina Regions. Their beer can be sampled directly from the tap at the brewery. Opening hours for the public are Friday and Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Sunda

Heřman Brewery

(Vladislav) Pivovar Heřman follows in the footsteps of the tradition of the aristocratic brewery of the township of Vladislav. Beer had been brewed in Vladislav since the sixteenth century, at the time according to medieval recipes. Beer began to be brewed here using modern Pilsner methods in the late nineteen

Richard Microbrewery

(Bystřice nad Pernštejnem) Richard is a natural, unfiltered, unpasteurised beer, brewed in the Brno microbrewery in Žebětín since 2004. It is an honest beer produced using traditional methods that is a reminder of what beer used to taste like. Since 2014, Richard beer has also been brewed at the Račín microbrewery, which

EDEN Brewery

(Bystřice nad Pernštejnem) Mittrowsky beer from the Bystřice microbrewery at the Centrum EDEN follows in the footsteps of the brewing privilege tradition of the city of Bystřice, whose municipal brewery was still brewing beer 100 years ago. Traditional methods were replaced by modern technology, but the beer's journey from

Medard Brewery

(Bystřice nad Pernštejnem) Just like the song "Elektrický valčík" ("Electric Waltz") promotes the principle "elektrické hodiny do každé rodiny" ("an electric clock in each house"), we at Borovnice believe in the principle of "pivovar do každé dědiny" ("a brewery in each village"). This is how visitors are welcomed to

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