Following a two-year absence, Warsaw’s Beer Festival has returned and, in the process, underscored the resilience of the country’s burgeoning craft sector.
Found at the very epicentre of the mixed-use Browary Warszawkie project, at a stroke it has opened a new door for Warsaw’s beer and craft food lovers while simultaneously bridging the past with the present.
Firmly ensconced in second place, figures also show a consistent rise in the production of low- and non-alcoholic beers.
Due to hit the market in the forthcoming weeks under the name Okowita, the spirit has already met with rave reviews from those industry experts that have been privy to preview tastings.
Exactly 100 years after its first brewery opened and half a decade after it stopped production, beer enthusiast and home brewer Michał Rawski (L) and pub owner Tomasz Kirsz (R) have just opened Kluczbork’s first craft beer brewery, Miastolas (literally City Forest).
Has the coronavirus put a cork back in the bottle for Polish craft brewers?
TFN’s Alex Webber finds that as welcome as the news of pubs reopening has been, choppy waters lie ahead and will need to be navigated carefully by an industry left listing by the pandemic.
The 100 m2 houses set close to 100 km of sprawling protected forests in south Poland will have beer from Browar Tenczynek. The price will be calculated in the same way that water use is measured – using a water metre.
Polish capital makes CNN’s Top 15 to rank alongside powerhouse cities such as Portland and Brussels.
Founded by Dominika Diller just three years ago to provide an antidote to the masculine brews being supped around the nation, the all-female Browar Hoplala is now firmly ensconced on Poland’s buoyant craft beer market.