Cyprus Craft Beer Golden Era

Nov 20, 2015

Definitely 2015 is the best year as far as Craft Beer is concern in Cyprus, 4 micro-brewing companies, more than 20 labels of local beers. The dreams of all Cyprus Beer Lovers come to reality. So who are these companies? Prime Microbrewery A family owned and run microbrewery in Sotira Famagusta, it’s the biggest microbrewery in Cyprus. They are “Home brewers with full control of their product” according to Loizos. One of the most modern and technologically advanced Microbreweries in Europe with the edge of technology equipment, full quality control of their product and 100% environmentally friendly. They produce 100% ...

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Bronze age microbrewery discovered in Cyprus

Jul 29, 2015

Led by Dr. Lindy Crewe from the University of Manchester, a team of archaeologists unearthed a mud-plaster domed structure they believe was used as a kiln to dry malt and make beer approximately 3,500 years ago. The Early-Middle Bronze Age settlement of Kissonerga-Skalia, near Paphos in Cyprus is rich in prehistoric remains, mostly dating from the earliest Neolithic occupation of the island through the Chalcolithic period. Crewe and her team also uncovered grinding tools and mortars that may have been used to break down the grains after they had undergone the malting process, a small hearth, cooking pots and juglets, ...

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Hula Hops Brewing

Jun 8, 2015

Hula Hops Brewing is a gypsy brewery established in Cyprus in 2015, by 3 beer enthusiasts. They aim  to produce high quality hand crafted beers and help spread their enthusiasm for craft beer to the Cypriot public. They have recently launched their first beer, Cyprus Citrus IPA, an easy drinking IPA with citrus flavours reminiscent of the orange and lemon groves found in the Cypriot countryside. For more details visit their Facebook Page  , their Website If you want to taste the Cyprus Citrus IPA visit Brewfellas in Pygmalionos 7 (end of Ledras Str. turn left) Nicosia More details and our Sommelliers opinion about ...

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Photos Photiades Brewery Tour (Carlsberg Cyprus)

Mar 23, 2015

By Agamemnon Trifonos Photos Photiades Breweries Ltd is one of the two major brewing companies in Cyprus, operating a state of the art brewery in Nicosia that could well be rated among the most technologically advanced by international standards. The company is today proud to have been the first ever to produce (under license) Carlsberg outside Denmark and a frequently awarded Carlsberg brewery worldwide. THE TOUR Photos Photiades Breweries have initiated Brewery tours on a pilot basis. For the moment it is only by invitation and exclusively for for press and professionals. Photos Photiades Breweries are planning to open their plant for tours ...

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Erdinger Weißbräu Tour

Feb 18, 2015

During our recent visit to Munich Bavaria for the Oktoberfest 2014 we had the opportunity to visit Erdinger’s Brewery. Located  few kilometers outside Munich in the beautiful city of Erding (map). SHORT STORY Wheat beer tradition, a passion for brewing and strong local roots – these are the qualities that make ERDINGER Weißbräu so special. Over the past decades, the brewery has been shaped by a multitude of major – and minor – events. We’ve listed some of the brewery’s most important milestones below. We hope you enjoy browsing through 125 years of ERDINGER history! 1886 “Weisse Bräuhaus” is founded in Erding. 1925 The ...

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Cyprus Breweries and their Beers

Feb 5, 2015

Photos Photiades Breweries Ltd SHORT STORY Photos Photiades Breweries was officially formed as a company in 1963 after the acquisition of the oldest brewery in Cyprus, the Leon Brewery that was established in 1937. In 1968 the Company was granted the license to produce Carlsberg beer in Cyprus, which made Cyprus the first country to produce Carlsberg outside Denmark. THE BEERS Carlsberg Is the No1 selling Beer in Cyprus and one of the fastest growing beer brands worldwide. It is a premium quality lager, synonymous with international sports and music sponsorship that is popular with regular and occasional beer drinkers of all ...

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AETOS Brewery-The First Brewery in Cyprus

Aug 5, 2014 0

The first brewery in Cyprus was founded in Athalassa Nicosia in 1935 and AETOS(Eagle) beer was brewed there. The initiator and founder was Mr. Christodoulos Platanis who for this purpose established an affiliation under the name “H.Platanis Inc.” Partners in this affiliation where Mr Ch.Platanis, St.Panjiaris, G.Asproftas, N.Christofidis, and Ch.Stavrides. As a location of the new brewery Athalassa area in Nicosia was preferred because there were plenty sources with good quality water. In 1939 a new brewery was builded where until 1968 the famous LEONTOS (LEON) beer was brewed. This was the only brewery in Cyprus until 1951. Source ...

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Prime Microbrewery: Beer with 100% Passion

Feb 17, 2014 0

By Agamemnon Trifonos We have heard a lot of positive comments and reviews about Prime MicroBrewery in Sotira Famagousta and when we received the invitation to visit them we just couldn’t refuse. The door opened and Loizos, the Operations Manager, was waiting for us with a huge smile on his face and 2 glasses or Prime Microbrewery’s fresh Wit Beer (which will be launched in the market very soon) in his hands. Loizos and his brother Stamatis Hadjicharalambous are the owners of Prime Microbrewery, they where initiated in the quality beer world by their father Mr. Giorgos and their trips to ...

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Dec 6, 2013 0

For the average beer drinker, a commercial brewery is a mystery. It’s the place glimpsed in glittery commercials where, through magic and science, the world’s favorite fermented beverage is produced. For the homebrewer, however, the brewery is a place of reverence where people actually are paid to make beer for a living. It’s also where brewing knowledge can be gathered and applied at home. The easiest way to do that is with a brewery tour. Most commercial and craft brewers are happy to share from their experience, offering tidbits of wisdom, philosophy and insight that can shed light on the ...

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Aphrodites Rock Brewing Co

Jul 16, 2013 0

Aphrodite’s Rock Brewing Company is a small craft brewery nestled amongst the beautiful hills of Tsada in Pafos on the west coast of Cyprus. It is a family business employing well qualified and highly experienced brewing specialists from Great Britain and the USA as well as employing local staff who all share the dream to create and brew a wide cosmopolitan range of fresh, full-flavored locally handcrafted “Island Beers” and “Artisan Ales” right here in Cyprus for the pleasure of local residents and tourist that come to Cyprus. Aphrodite’s Rock Brewing Company is fully operational and proud to be the first ...

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