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Austrian “Gösser” at Latvian Beerfest

26. May 2014

Latvian beer lovers had a possibility to taste the Austrian Beer “Gösser” at “LATVIABEERFEST”, the greatest beer festival in the Baltics.   

The beer festival, where beer manufacturers from all over Latvia and foreign countries gathered, took place in Riga last weekend. For a long time, to Latvians Austria has been known as the origin of good wine. Owing to “LATVIABEERFEST” and the Steiermark (Austria) beverage distribution company “SCHROTTSHAMMER”, this year the Latvian beer lovers had a possibility to get acquainted with the taste of another Austrian speciality - the Austrian beer “Gösser”. The event was sponsored by Riga City Council and the Austrian Ambassador in Latvia Stefan Pehringer.

During the festival it was possible to sample more than 165 kinds of beer, a part of which is manufactured here in Latvia and another part which was imported from other countries especially for this festival. Within the framework of the festival the international conference “Baltic Beer Star” took place. From several countries professionals came together in order to discuss the actual issues of the industry and exchange experience in beer manufacturing in their countries.

Further information   LATVIABEERFEST

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