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“A truly fascinating tour of the "real" Budweiser brewery.”

Budweiser Brewery (Budejovicky Budvar)
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Owner description: The Czech brew was originally manufactured at this site, which is open to the public for tastings and tours.
Frisco, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“A truly fascinating tour of the "real" Budweiser brewery.”
Reviewed 26 June 2014

This was not just another brewery tour. It was very unique, comprehensive and informative. The tour guide was pleasant and knowledgeable. The history of this bear and its relationship to American "Bud" is fascinating. I definitely recommend it.

Visited June 2014
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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“Great Tour with a brilliant guide”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

I took the tour whilst in town and was really impressed by the knowledge the guide gave and the chance to see the brewing process from start to finish as well as get a taster on the way around. All areas were accessible and it was amazing to see the bottling plant where so many bottles were being filled in seconds. There is also a nice gift shop to take some of the great beer away with you. Parking was very close by and free. The tour cost was 120 Cz Kr (£4 or 5Eu) so good value.

Visited June 2014
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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“Shuttle Service in Czech Republic”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

I lived, worked and traveled in Central Europe a lot over the past few decades, but never visited Ceske Budejovice - home to Budvar beer. I thought it was out of the way - but it is super easy to navigate and reach - especially using Budweis Shuttle. This easy to use service got a party of six between multiple stops in Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. I would highly recommend them - http://www.budweis-shuttle.cz

Visited June 2014
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“I was impressed. You will be too. ”
Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

OK so here is the bottom line. I do not care for Anheuser-Busch Budweiser beer - not much taste. So, I was very intrigued to visit the true original Budweiser brewery named after the German version of the city name Czeske Budejovice. The town is 2 hours by car from Prague. Your hotel can assist in arranging a driver for you. The brewery tour takes an hour. It is very informative about the brewing and bottling process and gives you a nice behind the scenes look at what goes on. It was very fun to have a taste of the lager from an aging tank - unfiltered and unpasteurized. There is a nice little gift shop in the main entrance area. The only thing missing was a tasting room for sampling the portfolio of beers produced. Before you go, do a little research of the legal battle over the "Budweiser" brand. Once having visited the brewery, I made it a point to order a couple different "Budvar" beers at lunch and dinner. I like the Czech version. It has a taste and personality that I just don't find in the Anheuser-Busch version. To make a full day out of a visit to Czeske Budejovic, include a visit to Cesky Krumlov about 30 min away and walk around this Unesco World Heritage site.

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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“We had a fabulous guide show us around the brewery!”
Reviewed 6 November 2013 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Cesky Krumlov and we were not disappointed. The tour is about an hour and you see how the beer is made from start to finish. Great samples at the end of the tour.

Visited October 2013
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