The annual Pivex Gold Cup competition this year recognized Zubr and Litovel, each winning in two categories. The competition was held in Brno for the 27th time. Zubr was also named best brewery in a special award to mark the competition’s silver jubilee.
The Pivex Golden Cup has been organized since 1992. The Zubr brewery is in Přerov in the Olomouc region.
Pivex Golden Cup 2019 (Zlatý pohár Pivex)
Main winned – Zubr Gold
Bright lager – Zubr Grand
Light draft (výčepní pivo) – Zubr Gold
Dark beer (Tmavá piva) – Bernard černý ležák
Nonalcoholic beer (Nealkoholická piva) – Birell
Mixed low alcohol and nonalcoholic beers – Holba
In the mini-brewery contest, the Merklín crocodile of the Petr Petružálek brewery took first prize.
“Zubr again confirmed the quality of its beers that have long been appreciated not only professionals but also consumers,” the brewery said in a press release. The brand name refers to European bison.