Budweiser Budvar has started the installation of new tanks in the lager cellar
The installation of stainless tanks in the new lager cellar has begun today. By 24th May, a total of 24 tanks of 2,100 hectolitres and 10 tanks of 244 hectolitres will be installed, thus making the production capacity of the brewery for maturing beer increase by 20%. The investment in the building and technology is worth CZK 250 million. The extension of the lager cellar is part of the development plan of the brewery. This year, the construction of a new bottling room as well as the facilities for the main fermentation will begin. After the completion of the whole planned investment, the brewery’s annual production will increase by a quarter onto 2 million hectolitres.
The Masné krámy restaurant and the BUDVARKA concept have received the Czech and Moravian Beer Academy’s Annual Awards for 2017
Two projects connected with Budweiser Budvar Brewery received the 2017 Annual Awards in the poll of the Czech and Moravian Beer Academy members. The cult restaurant Masné krámy located in České Budějovice received the 2017 Annual Award in the category of “Brewery Restaurant not Located within the Brewery”, while the “Original Budvar Beer Restaurant” concept was successful in the "Best Concept of a Restaurant Chain” category.
The Masné krámy restaurant has welcomed the beginning of the trout season
Fresh trout from the Šumava mountain range as well as specialties from ramsons are going to appear on the tables of the Masné krámy restaurant in České Budějovice from Wednesday 18th April. The fish bred in the Spůlka rivulet are going to be supplied by the Trout Farm Mlýny from Žár by Vacov.
A limited batch of special beer made from fresh hops is being already tapped
Selected restaurants in the Czech Republic and in eight other countries are beginning to tap kegs with a limited batch of special beer BUD STRONG. The beer specialty was brewed on the 28th August last year using freshly harvested hop cones of Saaz “poloraný červeňák”. Having matured in the cellars for 180 days, the limited BUD STRONG edition has the gravity of 16° and 7.5% ABV.