18th Moscow meeting for collectors of beer accessories was hold on October 24-25, 2015. It was two full-days meeting, and during that days we've got more than 270 visitors from Moscow, SPb, Russian regions, also BY, UA, MD, LT, LV, PL.

The meeting was sponsored by Ochakovo brewery (main sponsorship), Heineken's Moscow office, Moscow Brewing Co., Lubets brewery, ID Jones craft brewery.



Regular CCBA local meeting took place on February 8th in Strazek restaurant & brewery, Moscow. 3 types of own beer under Strazek Czech name are brewed here. About 50 collectors took part in the meeting. Owners of the restaurant & brewery provided us a separated hall for our meeting.


Regular CCBA local meeting took place on January 11th in the "Na Shabolovke" restaurant & brewery, which produces 3 types of own beer under "Shabolovskoe" brand. Restaurant's administration kindly provided us a hall on the first floor of the restaurant for our meeting. More than 40 collectors took part in the event.


New issue of KOLPIVATR beer, breweries and beer accessories magazine was published on December 14th.
   Calendar of collectors meetings and beer festivals 2014;
   Beer and beer accessories news;
   Exchange meetings in Zaporozhie, Martin, Moscow and Perm;
   New breweries in Moscow;
   Breweries in Liechtenstein and on Spitzbergen island;
   History of Badaevsky brewery;
   Soviet beer bottles with embosing;
   National beer of Soviet Republics;
   Breweries in Volgograd;
   Beer labels, coasters, caps and cans review.

16th meeting for collectors of beer accessories, organized by CCBA, was held in Moscow on October 26th in SALYUT hall located on Budenny Ave. 272 collectors arrived from Central and South Russia, Ural, Siberia, Latvia, Liethuania, Byelorussai, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia and Poland were registered as participants. 55,5 % of participants will be collectors from Moscow region. The meeting was supported by Ochakovo brewery, Baltika brewing co., Lyubets brewery, Moscow Brewing co. and Shabolovka brew-pub.


CCBA organized collective trip of club members to Slovakia for visiting local breweries, castles and first Brewery Collectibles World Convention (BCWC), which was held on October, 3-6 in Martin town. This historic meeting assembled more than 850 participants from 36 countries. It was a meeting of World executive commitee during the BCWC, which confirm shadule of next world meetings: US-Milwaukee in 2015, PL-Tychy in 2017, RA-La Plata in 2019, and after that Germany and Australia.


On September 14-15 CCBA members visited 28th Ukrainian meeting for collectors of beer accessories, which assembled 120 participants, including guests from Russia, Byelorussia, Liethuania and Moldova, in Zaporozhie city, Khortitsa island locared on Dnepr river. The event was supported by Zaporozhie brewery (Carlsberg Ukraine).


CCBA local meeting took place on August, 10th in new "1516" brew-pub located on Abelmanovskaya St., 4. In friendly atmosphere the Moscow collectors had opportunity to try the most tasty beer which is brewed in this brew-pub: wheat, pilsner, stout and an unconditionally explosive novelty at Russian beer market - American Pale Ale (APA). Thanks to huge courtesy of administration of "1516" the collectors provided a discount for all beers and food during the meeting's time!


The next CCBA local meeting took place in the Shabolovka restaurant and brewery. This restaurant was opened in Moscow not so long ago - on May 20th. Thanks to the owners for interest and a kind treatment shown to beer collectors. Because of this we hold the meeting and exchange in so interesting place. The owners of the Shabolovka organized the excursion for collectors to the microbrewery, during which we had interesting discussion with the lady-brewer. All the meeting participants get the considerable discount for all 4 types of Shabolovka beer and the set of bottle labels. We want to thank the Shabolovka's director Mr. Sharipov and also the organizer of the meeting - Tatyana, Shabolovka's manager! Wish them success and delicious beer!


Regular CCBA local meeting for collectors took place on June 15 in recently opened Strazek microbrewery&restaurant (Masterkova St. 8, Moscow). They use Destila brand equipment to brew 3 types of beer: light, half-dark and dark. As usual, meeting was devoted to an exchange of beer accessories and companionship with beer. We thank Strazek management for the favorable attitude towards collectors and for the discount provided.

The 15th meeting for collectors of beer accessories took place in Moscow on October 27-28 in pavilion No. 20 at the VVC Exhibition Centre. More than 300 people (among whose there were collectors from the Russian cities on a distance from Smolensk to Krasnoyarsk), Belarus, Ukraine, Armenia, Moldova, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland and Czech Republic became the participants of the meeting. The meeting was organized by CCBA and sponsored (second year in a row) by Baltika brewing company. All the participants have got beer souvenirs, labels, coasters, beer glasses and specially made T-shirts with a logo of the meeting, and also 600 liters of draft beer. There were the exchange, traditional drink-fast competition, the tombola, and amateur beer tasting of 15%-density brands in the meeting's agenda. Read the details in KOLPIVATR No. 4 (61)-2012.

It was 14th annual Moscow meeting for collectors of beer accessories on October, 29-30th, which has passed by already habitual address Budyonny ave. 21, Salyut hall. The meeting was sponsored by Yaroslavl branch of Baltika brewing company, which gave us 300 liters of draft beer (Nevskoe, Yarpivo, Baltika 7), 20 boxes with bottled and canned beers, souvenirs with logos of Baltika and Yarpivo brands, and also glasses as a gift to each participant. 230 participants were registered at the meeting, came to the Salyut hall from different Russian cities, from Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Lithuania, Latvia and Poland. The meeting has passed under the traditional scenario: from the face of CCBA Mr. Shamov has handed over the memorable diploma to the representative of Yaroslavl branch of Baltika Mrs. Voronina; Peter Kodzaev from Moscow became the winner of fast drinking competition; the amateur commission has tasted a lot of 14% grade beer brands, which participants specially brought. You can read the detailed report about the meeting in KOLPIVATR 4 (57)-2011.

By the invitation of Baltika-Yaroslavl brewing company CCBA delegation took part in Mosty (bridges) beer&music festival in Yaroslavl on July 23th. CCBA collectors also took part in "Pivnoy dozor" (beer patrol) action together with company's workers and local collector friends.

Moscow collectors done the auto trip from Moscow to Repino (St.-Pitersburg), where not numerous, but very sincere the 3d All-Russian meeting for collectors of beer accessories were held on May 14-15th, organized by Pivnoy Etiket club. On a half way to the meeting collectors visited old town Torzhok for survey the ruins of local brewery, established in 1889, and also visited one of the seldom in Russia Vyshny Volochek hotel microbrewery.

CCBA members took part in 4th International meeting for collectors of beer accessories in Minsk on April 9, 2011. There were 100 participants at all from 7 countries: Russia, Byelorussia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Moldova. Organizer of the meeting: Byelorussian club for collectors of beer accessories "Piunyya volaty" (Maks'ale co.).

On February 19th CCBA members visited Ochakovo brewery in Moscow. The most interesting sight at the brewery is the Museum of Beer with its good collection of old items had been used in brewing. Collectors also visited brew house and fermentation section; they had beer and kvass tasting and get souvenirs. Thanks to Ochakovo for given chance to visit the brewery.

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On January 29th group of CCBA members visited new Moscow microbrewery in Sviblovo district. The name of the brewery is Velka Morava. Czech brewing equipment installed there and only Czech raw materials is used. Its beer brand is Moravsky klas (3 types). Labels for kegs and PET are available for collectors. Thanks to brewery owners for excursion and for beer tasting organized!


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