Gambrinus is a beer brewed in the Czech Republic at the Plzeňský
Prazdroj brewery. It is one of the most popular beers in the Czech
Republic. The beer is named after Gambrinus, a legendary king of
Flanders known for his mythical brewing abilities. Gambrinus sponsors
Gambrinus liga, the premier Czech football league. Gambrinus is also
the name of a beer brewed in Romania from 1869 at the Grivita Brewery
Two major brews of Gambrinus beer are widely sold in the Czech Republic.
Gambrinus light is the most widely spread brew of Gambrinus in the
Gambrinus premium is a lager beer with significantly stronger flavor than Gambrinus light.
Both the above versions of Gambrinus are derived from the same 13 degree wort, which is watered down post-fermentation to produce the 10 and 12 degree variants.
 Additional brews
Additionally to the two major beers supplied by Plzeňský Prazdroj, two special brews are available:
Gambrinus dia - special brew with lowered amounts of sugar.
Gambrinus excelent - a new type of brew, made with caramel malt and brewed at exactly 11.6 degrees Plato.