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Velkopopovicky Kozel is a Czech lager produced since 1874. In that year, Franz Ringhoffer founded a brewery in Velke Popovice, a town 25 km south-east of Prague. Their symbol is a goat (Kozel means "male goat" in Czech).
Some of the Brewery's Range
Kozel Světlý -
Kozel 11° - Launched in 2005
Kozel Premium -
Kozel Černý -
Over the years the brand identity is updated and re-launched with subtle changes, a change of Logo or a new font.
Sometimes this brand update is done by the new owners after a brewery has been sold, other times just to give the brand a fresh new look on the ever growing market.
Below are some notes to help identify some of these changes and an aid to reference the year of the glass.