Monday, November 3, 2008

An Original Advert

I guess you have to give credit where credit is due, and even though I don't drink Pilsner Urquell all that often, it is still a nice beer from time to time - usually when out with the lads and it is the only vaguely drink worthy beer on offer.

Mrs Velkyal and I went for one of our mammoth 3 hour strolls around the city centre last night, which included crossing the Charles Bridge from Malá Strana into Staré Město. Just behind the statue of the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles IV was the advert for the original Pilsner which you can see below.

I thought it was rather clever, and rather more ironic given the recent post on Beer Culture about Pilsner Urquell being brewed in Poland and Russia - the original post has disappeared due to some technical issues.

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