Saturday, 7 October 2017
A. Le Coq Beer Museum in Tartu gives the most comprehensive overview of Estonian beer history and its culture
Tartu was the birthplace of the Estonian beer industry and it has been a beer city for almost a thousand years. The Beer Museum opened on 1st July 2003 in order to preserve the history of industrial beer brewing. It is located in the malt tower on the original A. Le Coq site built in 1898. The museum features the story of beer brewing around the world from the beer culture of ancient Egypt to the present day. On display are more than 2000 items including equipment used for making beer at home as well as old industrial brewing equipment. Also featured among the museum’s collection are many bottle caps, bottles, mugs and barrels used throughout the ages.
Entry to the Beer Museum is 10€ for adults and guided tours are available in Estonian, English and Russian. To learn more about the production of beer, you can view the historic timeline here.
A. Le Coq is the oldest and biggest drinks manufacturer in Estonia. For more information about the A.Le Coq Beer Museum, please refer to their official website: Beer Museum
Posted by Tania Lestal