Plzeňský Prazdroj was the first major brewery to cooperate with small breweries, Mladá fronta DNESwrites. In 2018 Budějovický Budvar joined in with an offer of about twenty craft beers on tap from selected microbreweries. In the summer of 2019, Pivovary Staropramen breweries bought a majority stake in the Pardubice brewery, thus acquiring Pernštejn, Taxis and Porter specialties in their portfolio. In September, the OSTRAVAR brewery started licensed production of the American brand Blue Moon for European markets.
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