Are you interested in how beer is brewed and how it tastes while it’s still maturing?
Come to the Gambrinus Brewery and visit the brewhouse and brewery cellars, where you can try beer that only our brewers get to taste. During the tour, you’ll learn interesting facts from the history of the brewery, discover more about the ingredients used to make Gambrinus and the actual brewing process. Visit the unique historical open fermentation room and see the cylindro-conical tanks in which beer maturation takes place today.
At the end of the tour, our experienced bartender will present the principles of proper care for beer, after which we’ll teach you how to pour beer and treat you to a hearty tasting of Gambrinus beer. Cheers!
In the historical brewhouse from the year 1869, you’ll learn more about the rich history of the Gambrinus Brewery. We’ll introduce you to the ingredients used to brew our beer. And the tour ends right back in this space with a tasting of Gambrinus beer.
In our modern brewhouse, you’ll learn more about the brewing process of Gambrinus beer.
CYLINDROCONICAL TANKS AND THE OPEN FERMENTATION ROOM
Visit the uniquely preserved open fermentation room, where you’ll learn how beer fermented in the past. Then take a look at our cylindro-conical tanks, in which beer is fermenting using the latest technology, and taste beer that is still maturing.
At the end of the tour we’ll return to Brewhouse 1869, where you’ll learn how to pour beer under the guidance of one of our experienced bartenders. You’ll learn more about the principles of proper beer care and various ways to pour beer. Afterwards, you’ll be treated to a tasting of unpasteurised and unfiltered Gambrinus beer and a Brewers Choice beer by the Plzeňský Prazdroj brewers.
Visitor Centre opening hours
April – September
Monday – Sunday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
October – March
Monday – Sunday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The opening hours of the Visitor Centre and the tour times are the same on public holidays as on Sundays.
The maximum capacity for a group tour of the Pilsner Urquell brewery is 40 persons.
The tour lasts 120 minutes.
The tour of the Gambrinus Brewery is not barrier-free. For safety reasons, children under the age of 3 are not allowed on the tours.
The tour includes a beer tasting for individuals of legal drinking age (18 and over). Individuals under the age of 18 are allowed to take the tour of the Gambrinus Brewery only with the consent and in the company of their parents or another responsible person over the age of 18.
For visitors under the age of 18, entering the standard
Gambrinus tour route is permitted only with permission from and under the constant supervision of parents
or other responsible accompanying persons who are at least 18 years of age (such as teachers, guides).
HOW TO REACH THE BREWERY
Pilsner Urquell Visitor Centre
U Prazdroje 64/7, 301 00 Plzeň
GPS: 49°44'47.339"N, 13°23'10.568"E