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“Volfas Engelman” is a beer trademark that has deep historical roots – its first registration date takes back to 1927 after the amalgamation of I.B. Volfas and Engelman breweries. It was revived in independent Lithuania in 2008. That is the only beer trademark in Lithuania the name of which consists of the last names of two establishers of the brewery.


Brewery Rinkuškiai is the only family held brewery in Biržai region, known as the beer capital of Lithuania. The history of the brewery began many generations ago.

Beer has been brewed in Biržai region since the end of XI century and secrets of beer making have been passed from generation to generation. Jonas Čygas, the local brewer, was famous for his outstanding beer even outside Biržai region. He brewed his barley beer for family celebrations such as weddings and anniversaries. Moreover, his beer was even brought to Vilnius, the capital, as a gift to the government officers.

In 1991 the first beer was brewed following authentic receipt of Jonas Čygas, in old wooden beer vats that now are exhibited at Rinkuškiai beer museum.

Since 1991 the brewery has modernized its facilities, expanded the assortment and production. Rinkuškiai beer has been exported to the USA for more than 10 years, also to Poland, Latvia and other European countries. In 2014 some sorts of beer have been exported to Ireland and China.  On September 2015 Rinkuškiai started exporting to Canada and in 2018 our beers were introduced to New Zealand market.

The owners of the brewery reveal that brewery is not merely a business, but a mission to preserve beer brewing traditions of Biržai region, the beer capital of Lithuania!


FIZZ ciders are known particularly for their freshness and fruitiness. FIZZ remains one of the best-known ciders in Europe and a long-term favorite among consumers. Get familiar with the FIZZ product range and find your personal favorite!

A Le Coq

A. Le Coq is the oldest and biggest drinks manufacturer in Estonia. Our product portfolio includes 11 different product groups. The main product group is beers, followed by juices, waters and soft drinks, and the remaining product groups such as ciders, light alcoholic beverages, Active juice drinks, sports and energy drinks, syrups and kvass. The company is dedicated to the preservation and development of good drinking culture in Europe by valuing old manufacturing traditions as well as taking an innovative approach to updating its product portfolio so it can offer consumers new and healthy flavour combinations.