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Prague’s U Medvidku Microbrewery

A few Monday’s ago we posted our sampling of light and dark beer by Budvar, aka Chekvar, aka Budweiser (click here to read). We enjoyed these and a hearty lunch of root vegetables in one of Prague’s famed basement beer halls: U Medvidku: Continue reading

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The Other Budweiser: Budvar, Art Nouveau and Beer in Prague

This Monday’s EU Austerity Drinking Tour post continues to explore the beers of the Czech Republic after last Monday’s Three Roses Brewery.

150 days of travel find us walking the streets of Prague. Art Nouveau plasters the streets. The facade of the Municipal House draws us in. Continue reading

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Prague Castle and Vineyard: EU Austerity Drinking Tour Czech Republic

Wait… Where were we? Oh right! After packing a lifetime of museums, sacher torte, and gruner veltliner into three days in Vienna, we trundled onto a train and headed to Prague, Czechoslovakia (click here):

The trip’s pace has been manic. 149 straight days of travel demanded that we slow down. We even rented a hotel this time. Our first Czech wine purchase, Sovin Pinot Noir, was barely drinkable. So we head out for beer.

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Vienna Austria Part 3: Ephesus, the Secession, Sacher Torte,

It has been 148 days of travel.  So overwhelmed by Vienna’s art-packed core (last Monday’s post), we tacked on another day and return to the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Down monumental steps a marble lion greats us to the Ephesus Collection: Taken … Continue reading

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