Tasting Moritz’s upcoming “Bar-à-Vins”

by  |  22-08-2012

If you’ve been to Barcelona, you’ve probably encountered two beers at any and all bars: Moritz and Estrella-Damm. It’s hard to say which one is more preferred, but people are generally happy drinking both as they’re considered to be (somewhat) “Catalan beers”–an important distinction for a nation of people that would much rather not be part of Spain. While both brands started up around the same time in the mid-19th century, Moritz is a bit older and has a very deep foundation in Barcelona, first being produced in the Raval District and then moving to Ronda de Sant Antoni. While the beer is now actually produced in Zaragoza (in the neighboring region of Aragón), the family held on to the factory on Ronda de Sant Antoni, renovated it, and in 2011 opened it up as their company offices, museum, and tasting bar. In 2012, they’ve taken this a step further […]
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