Prague Castle is hosting a two-day festival of mini-breweries this weekend.
The festival, which starts on Friday afternoon, will offer the production of 66 Czech and Moravian breweries and four foreign brewers. Altogether, visitors can taste 140 different sorts of beer.
Now in its 10th year, the Microbrewery Festival has become one of Prague Castle’s most popular events, filling the Castle’s Royal Garden with some of the Czech Republic’s most popular microbreweries.
The festival is organized by the Czech-Moravian Union of Minibreweries. Last year, visitors consumed around 7,000 liters of beer.
This year, the festival will take place on Friday, September 24 from 14:00 – 20:00 and on Saturday, September 25 from 12:00 – 20:00.
The number of visitors is limited by the event’s venue. Every day, 1.200 visitors can attend the event; 600 tickets will be sold at the venue.
Participating breweries include favorites like Clock, Purkmistr, U Medvídků, Hoppy Dog, Joe’s Garage, Faltus, Permon, Kocour, and countless others. Brewers and owners from each brewery will be on hand to provide detailed information about their beer.
You can buy the tickets online. The basic ticket costs CZK 600 a person and it includes a degustation glass, a catalogue, and unlimited degustation.