BREWERY: Pivovar Hurbanovo
The Nitra Brewery started producing beer in 1896. It was eventually made into a public company and the name was changed to Karšay Brewery. In 1992 they created the Corgon brand. Five years later, the company was bought by Heneiken which helped it modernize and expand. In 2007, the beer moved its production to Brewery Hurbanovo.
In English Corgoň means “champion”. This made it a natural sponsor for many sporting events including Slovakia’s national football/soccer league and basketball league.
Corgon 12% LagerType: Bohemian pilsner ABV: 4.8%
Made from a special, high-quality hops, Corgon’s 12% is a beer for beer-lovers. It has a higher level of bitterness that is perfectly balanced.
Corgon 10% LightType: Bohemian pilsner ABV: 4%
A golden ale that’s just as delicious as it is refreshing. Hence, it’s one of the best-selling beers in Slovakia.
Corgon 11% DarkType: Tmavy ABV: 4%
This beer is now only available on tap. It’s a fantastic combination of pilsner, Munich malt, and caramel.
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Corgon 4sladovýType: Bohemian pilsner ABV: 4.6%
Another Corgon beer exclusively available on tap. Sladový means malt and, you’ve guessed it, this beer is made from 4 different types of malt. It has a unique, full taste with a slight sweetness and a pleasant bitterness.
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