Someone’s Going to Pilsen to Drink Pilsner

22 Apr 2016, BeerEvents

That’s right, we have the winner of our Czech It Out competition. He is Ross McCann and his local is Birdcage, our pub on Columbia Road E2 (yes, on the flower market).

Thanks to Pilsner Urquell, brewers of the original lager since 1842, he and a buddy are heading off to Pilsen (now known as Plzen but harder to pronounce) to explore – among other things – the extraordinary and ancient labyrinthine cellars which lie beneath the modern brewery. Click here to read the story of my own personal conversion to the cause of true lager.

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