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It's been an interesting few days for me, having been to Czech for the first time, to visit Budejovicky Budvar....


Olly Wehring | 30 Oct 2013

This week, just-drinks is in Czech, visiting Budejovicky Budvar. Ahead of an interview with the brewer's general director, which will run next week, here are some facts about the firm, its home town, its facilities, and its brands.


Olly Wehring | 30 Oct 2013

This week, just-drinks is in Czech, visiting Budejovicky Budvar. Ahead of an interview with the brewer's general director, which will run next week, here are some facts about the firm, its home town, its facilities, and its brands.


Pete Brown | 21 Jun 2012

As a self-confessed left-leaner, Pete Brown isn't the biggest fan of plc's. This month, he looks at Budejovicky Budvar, a state-owned brewery that, surprise surprise, he's quite a fan of.


Pete Brown | 21 Jun 2012

As a self-confessed left-leaner, Pete Brown isn't the biggest fan of plc's. This month, he looks at Budejovicky Budvar, a state-owned brewery that, surprise surprise, he's quite a fan of.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 28 Nov 2013

In the first part of just-drinks' interview with the head of Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar, Jirí Bocek discussed the company's ownership structure and its position in the Czech beer market. Here, in part two, he tells us about his plans beyond Czech and gives us his view on the never-ending legal tussle with Anheuser-Busch InBev.


Olly Wehring | 26 Nov 2013

Last month, I travelled to Czech to take in a tour of Budejovicky Budvar's brewery in the south of the country. While there, I was granted an audience with group director Jirí Bocek. During our time together, we discussed the firm's ownership structure, its plans for future expansion, and that legal row.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 18 Jul 2017

Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar has launched a series of short films showcasing beer cocktails created by UK bartenders.


Andy Morton | 4 May 2017

Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar has launched a 7.5% abv lager into the European on-premise for a limited time.


Andy Morton | 2 May 2017

Budejovicky Budvar has appointed a new CEO almost one year after its former head stepped aside for health reasons.


Andy Morton | 24 Jan 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev has said its plans for a US$15m investment in the Samson Brewery in Budejovice is not a precursor to begin brewing Budweiser in the Czech town.


Andy Morton | 24 Feb 2016

Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar is to test-launch a new beer that uses a traditional German technique called Kräusening.


Olly Wehring | 7 Jan 2016

Budejovicky Budvar has reported a near-10% rise in sales volumes in 2015.


Olly Wehring | 14 Aug 2015

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Olly Wehring | 13 Aug 2015

Budejovicky Budvar has completed an update of the bottling facilities at its brewery in Czech, resulting in a doubling of capacity.


Olly Wehring | 18 Jun 2015

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Olly Wehring | 9 Apr 2015

Budejovicky Budvar has launched a third limited edition run of its Bud B: Strong iteration.


James Wilmore | 23 Jan 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category. We are also running similar round-ups for spirits & wine and soft drinks & bottled water.


Andy Morton | 22 Jan 2015

Consumers are faced with too many choices in the UK on-trade, an analyst has said after new research showed that eight out of ten people avoid new alcoholic drinks.


Andy Morton | 21 Jan 2015

Budejovicky Budvar is to plough record levels of investment into the UK this year as its core Budvar lager brand seeks to capitalise from craft beer.


Andy Morton | 16 Jan 2015

Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar has reported "record" full-year sales and volumes increases, but volumes growth in exports slowed after a strong 2013.


Olly Wehring | 9 Jan 2015

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Olly Wehring | 5 Jan 2015

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Olly Wehring | 5 Dec 2014

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Olly Wehring | 28 Nov 2014

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Olly Wehring | 22 Oct 2014

Budejovicky Budvar is rolling out a cherry-flavoured extension of its namesake beer brand to Germany, the UK and the US.


Olly Wehring | 3 Jul 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev has confirmed its purchase of Pivovar Samson in Czech and has warned that the transaction “further strengthens” its position in the legal row with Budejovicky Budvar.


Olly Wehring | 27 Jun 2014

Budejovicky Budvar has claimed victory in the latest round in its Budweiser trademark row with Anheuser-Busch InBev, this time in Portugal.


Olly Wehring | 23 Jun 2014

Budejovicky Budvar has launched a half-litre can extension of Pardál Echt Pale in its domestic market.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 25 Nov 2014

The long-running spat between US and Czech brewers stepped up a notch this week after the Czech president described American beer as “filthy water”.

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