Brewery InfoGreat Czech brewing has been a part of Rakovnik since 993 AD. Today’s traditional Rakovnik Brewery’s founding date is documented to1454. What started out as a collaboration of mayors has led to a brewing tradition spanning across centuries, wars, industrial revolutions, reorganizations, and reconstructions all while maintaining an old-world style of Czech beer. Brewing is one of the most ancient crafts in Rakovníku’s are of the Czech Republic. While more than twenty-five breweries were prominent in the area during the 16th century, they have slowly disappeared leaving only Traditional Rakovníku Brewery today.