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Gambrinus (pronounced [ˈgambrɪnus]) is a beer brewed in the Czech Republic at the Pilsner Urquell Brewery. It is one of the most popular beers in the Czech Republic. The beer is named after Gambrinus, a legendary king of Flanders known for his mythical brewing abilities. The company was founded in 1869.
Brews of Gambrinus
The Gambrinus brews these different types of beer, which are supplied by Plzeňský Prazdroj:
- Gambrinus Original 10 – the most popular brew of Gambrinus in the Czech Republic which is 4,3% ABV.
- Gambrinus Plná 12 – a typical 12° pale lager which is 5% ABV.
- Gambrinus Unpasteurized 10/12 – an unpasteurized pale lager with 4.2/5.2% ABV.
- Gambrinus Unfiltered Lager – an unfiltered, unpasteurized yeast pale lager with 4.8% ABV.
- Gambrinus Polotmavá 12 – a semi-dark 12° lager with 5.2% ABV.
- Gambrinus Dry – a special brew with lowered amounts of sugar with 4.0% ABV.
- Gambrinus Flavoured – a canned flavored pale beer, Lime&Elderberry/Lemon/Grapefruit.
Other beers marketed under the Gambrinus name
- Gambrinus Brewery in Weiden in der Oberpfalz, Germany
- Gambrinus Brewery in Oberhaid, Germany
- Gambrinus Brewery in Nagold, Germany
- Gambrinus Brewery in Naila, Germany
- Mohrenbrauerei August Huber Brewery has the black beer Gambrinus, Vorarlberg, Austria
- Hancock Brewery has the beer Gambrinus, Skive, Denmark
- Brauerei Ottakringer has the beer Gambrinus, Vienna, Austria
- Grivita Brewery has the beer Gambrinus, Bucharest, Romania
- August Wagner Breweries in Columbus, Ohio, United States (Defunct; Production rights acquired by the Pittsburgh Brewing Company; Company founder August Wagner was a native of Bavaria)