Are you bored in lockdown? Try out these five untraditional spring cocktails using popular Czech liquors that will bring the taste of the season indoors. #1 – Beetroot and Becherovka Anyone familiar with the Czech Republic is familiar with Becherovka. Initially created to help with stomach illnesses, Becherovka is an herbal, botanical liqueur that has been around since 1807. It grew to be a popular digestif and was one of the only goods widely exported to the West during the Communist regime in Czechoslovakia. In modern times, Becherovka is used in many innovative ways. One of the most popular cocktails that utilizes the liqueur is the Beton, a twist on a Gin and Tonic invented in 1967. The following version
While supporting local businesses (such as Czech restaurants!) might be hard during the pandemic, there are still plenty of ways you can do so. One of them is using delivery for a Zoom/FaceTime date with your friends or family, where you can try some of the best Czech dishes. We are listing our favorite Czech restaurants which we can wholeheartedly recommend to you! Lokál Lokál is one of the most loved and affordable breweries with locations all around Prague, Pilsen, and Brno. You can enjoy brewed beer and freshly made food at home. Beer is draught right before your delivery and meals are prepared continuously throughout the day by Czech chefs. Local and regional suppliers provide the ingredients and spices
With an environment ideal for growing hops, it is no surprise that Czech people have been brewing and drinking beer for an incredibly long time. The 1088 C.E. foundation charter for Saint Peter and Paul Basilica is the oldest surviving document that mentions brewing in what is now the modern-day Czech Republic. This means that for almost ten centuries, Czechs have had a lot of time to perfect beer. Here are some of the best beers, in no particular order, to try in the Czech Republic today: Pilsner Urquell Nefiltrovaný Pilsner is a legendary beer that was first officially brewed in 1842 in the Burghers’ Brewery, Pilsen, by Josef Groll. Since then, Pilsner Urquell has become an international success.