Budweiser Brewery (Budejovicky Budvar), Ceske Budejovice

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Budweiser Budvar Brewery is a brewery in the city of České Budějovice, Czech Republic, that is best known for brewing a beer known as Budweiser Budvar, brewed in accordance with the 1516 Reinheitsgebot law, using water, barley and hops.
A dispute has been ongoing since 1907 with American brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev over the name "Budweiser". In the United States, Canada, Mexico, Panama, Brazil and Peru, the Budvar beer is marketed as Czechvar. In other countries, it is sold as Budweiser Budvar.
Budweiser Budvar is one of the highest selling beers in the Czech Republic in 2014, it was exported into approximately 66 countries. It is the best selling imported beer in Germany and the best selling Czech beer in Austria and Great Britain.
The history of brewing in České Budějovice, dates back to the 13th century Kingdom of Bohemia, when the city received the brewing rights. The original Budweiser Bier or Budweiser Bürgerbräu (Czech:Budějovický měšťanský pivovar), was founded here in 1785. The company began exporting to the United States in 1871. In the U.S., Anheuser-Busch started using the Budweiser brand in 1876 and registered it two years later.
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  • Great atmosphere and friendly customer service. Love the Budvar Beer and the marinated spare ribs. 😋👌🏻🥳 Easy access to the location, but parking is limited.  more »
  • While on the way to Prague we stopped by the town of Budweis and learned that there is a budweiser in the czech repuublic. We did a tour of the brewery and I have to say it is definitely better than.....  more »
  • The shop at brewery is the place to buy best upon leaving the town. There you can find all the possible Budvar beers as well as souvenirs. Buy limited term beer - the best from all the Budweiser line, this beer can't be found abroad.
  • An informative tour to the brewing factory. We saw how beers are brewed and bottled from the first scene, with a complimentary cup of beer directly from the maturing cask!

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