Zlaty Bazant, or Golden Pheasant in English, is one of the best-selling beers in its native Slovakia, as well as other parts of Europe. One of several breweries bought recently by Heineken, it was anounced today that it would be brewed in Russia, where it’s also very popular. In the past twelve months, Heineken has purchased five breweries in Russia.
From the Russian News Service:
Heineken starts the production of Zlaty Bazant beer in Russia. The beer will be bottled at Heineken’s subsidiary – OOO Heineken Brewery in Saint Petersburg.
Zlaty Bazant is one of the most famous brands of foreign beer on the Russian market which is marketed on the RF territory over 35 years.
Over the year Heineken Group has purchased five breweries in Russia: “Volga” (Nixhny Novgord), “Shikhan” (Sterlitamak), “Sobol” (Novosibirsk), “Patra” (Ekaterinburg) and “Stapan Razin” (Saint Petersburg) as well has signed an agreement on the acquisition of Baikal Brewery Company from Renova and Ivan Taranov Breweries.