Design & Little Czech Republic

Whilst our story is of course about bringing Czech independent beer to Britain, we wanted to go further than that! Indeed Bohemia and Moravia, of which the modern Czech Republic nowadays consists, are both very old historical countries deeply embedded in the old Central European space consisting of Bavaria, Saxony, Austria, Hungary, Silesia and indeed […]

Czech independent lagers on the way to London!

So here we go 4 trucks with trailers have left from 3 very old  breweries in Czech Republic on Friday – Bohemia Regent (est. 1379), Kutna Hora (est 1584), Albrecht (Est. 1278) and one modern Craft brewery  – Matuška – bringing on board beer from not less than 9 proud independent brewers. Including the likes […]

Proper Czech beer pour

How to get the proper Czech pour & care about Czech beer The Hladinka (smooth) The Hladinka (smooth) is at least two inch of wet foam and the rest is beer. The foam keeps the beer fresh, soft and balanced and you are supposed to finish the beer before it dissipates. You will get Hladinka […]

Labelling Czech beer

Right, we all know that beer labels are a key prerequisite for selling beer. With contemporary Czech independent beer, the content speaks for itself, however, in most cases, the label designs lack behind. Compared to modern-day breweries from around the world, they are considered old fashioned. It is fair to say the dark Communist period […]

Partners

Our partners Bohemian craft Explore Drevodilo Explore Little Greta Explore Clartés Explore Retigo Explore Liko-s Explore Crystalex Explore Rim Explore Mooden Explore Princ Parket Explore Glassworks Jilek Explore Brokis Explore Filip Celadnik Explore Budvar Explore mmcité Explore G. Benedikt Explore Euroboozer Explore Czech Beer Alliance Explore

Friedland castle – the home of Albrecht beer

The Friedland castle proudly stands on a high cliff in Northbohemian mountains and is among the most important castle complexes in Bohemia.  Its grandeur can be admired not only from the eponymous historical town of Friedland but also from the local Albrecht brewery that is closely connected to the castle. Indeed, the brewery was established […]

Beer Styles

Beer styles Synonymous with the Czech Republic   What is on the agenda beerwise?  Czech Premium Pilseners, the best selection of traditional Czech dark lagers, Vienna lagers, traditionally made low alcohol Czech beer but also Czech Pale Ale. Czech Pilsener Lager In 1842, the Bohemian town Pilsen, Czech Republic, has seen brewing of a type […]

Our Story

Our story Why have we established PIVO? It is very simple. UK is a fantastic beer country – the home of bitter, mild, porter and stout, more than 20 hop varieties and Barley of an outstanding quality… Along with English beer, you can commonly sample gems from beer countries such as Germany, Belgium and USA. […]