What is the best beer in Prague

Where to go for a beer in Prague

Nowadays there are more than 30 small breweries on Prague's beer city map. Some of them have a tradition that goes deep into history, while others emerged only recently. In addition to the fixed points of the Prague beer scene, there are new companies where their own beer is brewed or specialties from Czech and international production are tapped.

Beer with a story

Some Prague breweries have been in operation for centuries and if the “classics” appeal to you, then you should definitely have a look at one of the oldest breweries for a black beer U Fleků, on the strongest beer X-Beer 33 im U Medvídků or a special beer in the U Tří růží.   

The story of theÚnětice Brewery dates back to 1710 and is linked to the life of the picturesque town of Únětice, where you can take the 355 bus from Dejvice. So many people liked the Únětická 10 ° draft beer and the Únětická 12 ° lager that they can now be tapped almost everywhere in Prague.

Beer with a halo

The Prague are also phenomenal Monastery breweries. The Břevnov brewery, which bears the name of St. Adalbert (sv. Vojtěch), was renewed in 2013 and thus continues the tradition from 993. It is the oldest brewery in the whole country. After a stroll through the mysterious monastery gardens, try the Břevnov Benedict in the pleasant monastery tavern.

Also the Strahov Premonstratensian brewed beer as early as the Middle Ages. The local one Strahov Monastery Brewery was reopened after years in the premises of the former carriage house. Brewmaster Jan Martinka produces many variations of the St. Norbert brand beer.

News from the brewery scene

The brewery with restaurantU Supa follows on from a long history of brewing. Part of the brewery is a unique glass kettle that you won't find anywhere else in the Czech Republic. The local semi-dark Sup is famous. In summer you can sit in the pleasant garden in the courtyard with a view of the historic fountain or on the terrace directly on the busy Celetná Street.

The brewery on the shipLoď pivot is a unique project in Europe. On the two decks of the original disco ship under the Štefánikův bridge, all the technology of a mini-brewery is hidden. Along with beer and the wonderful view of Prague Castle, there is mainly old Czech cuisine on the upper deck, and cold cuisine on the lower deck with the local smoking room.

Well-known beer bars to be tasted

In addition to the breweries, there are also countless beer bars and beer clubs in the metropolis. The tasting beer pub has a varied selection Zlý časy. Beer from local small and medium-sized breweries is tapped from the pipe with forty-eight taps, but there are also beer rarities from abroad to try.

The Vinohrader Bierothek is also popular Pivo a párek (German: beer and sausage), where the draft and bottle specialties also offer excellent sausage products from small delicatessen shops. A little further in the industrial area at the Vršovice train station, the was builtBeer bar Zubatý pes with a pipe with 15 taps, specializing in hard-to-find Czech and international beers.

One of the newest representatives of the bars with many taps is the beer bar in the popular Prague Bierothek BeerGeek. It has a room in which rarity beer from regional Czech and international breweries is tapped from 32 taps.

It opened not far from Karlovo náměstí / squareCraft House Prague - Bierlokal and Bierothek with 27 draft beers and more than 100 types of bottled beer. The tap specialty is the independent Imperial Bar with 6 taps, where you will find stronger beers such as Russian Imperial Stouts, Double IPAs or Quadruples.

Beer guide to Prague

You can also find a comprehensive overview in our special travel guide, which you can download for free.