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Meet the cool Reketye team – microbrewery at its best

Ever dreamed of having a craft brewery and bottling your own beer? 

This dream has been waiting for you. 

Meet and learn from the amazing Reketye team, Silvi and Zoli – husband and wife and their lovely dog, Mazi the secrets of bottling and brewing your own flavours.

Get to know the newest techniques, experiment with recipes and go home with your own bottle of beer at the end.

Learn for a month for 1800€. (accommodation and flights not included)
The price for the month is set by each Patron and 100% of the sum goes to them. The platform only adds a 15% service fee at the end to make sure we can go on with the platform and offer you 24/7 support.

The classic values of beer and some craziness

The Reketye brewery was established in 2014 when the craft beer revolution has just started in Hungary.

The team’s mantra is simple – constant learning and progression, that will hopefully never stop.

The Reketye family is proud to say that they are the pioneers of the canned craft industry in Hungary, using water treated with reverse osmosis and playing around with water chemistry, having a unique pre-whirlpool cooler for better hop usage.

They look into the trends of today and create the ones of tomorrow and always try to learn and innovate to expand their boundaries.

Why Reketye Brewerey?

If you join the Reketye Brewery you will be part of a fun and cool team.

Their brewery is outside the city centre but their amazing beers will compensate every minute of it.

You can learn, taste and help out during every step of the way.

You will also get to know the history of their classic collection and taste their first ever beer, the Crafty Bewer or dive into their seasonal collection of beers like Pop My Cherry or the Horny Pony.

The rise of the yeast – the craft beer revolution

These days, the ‘craft beer revolution‘ has shaken things up in Budapest and many small breweries (and now some larger ones) have created a craft beer community and a craft beer scene that is becoming known internationally.

There’s hardly a block in downtown Budapest that doesn’t have at least one pub with a great craft beer selection.

The Hungarian craft beer revolution has been quickly building momentum over the past several years, and there are many homegrown brews and bars in Budapest worth seeking out.

What will happen on your Dream?

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You will learn all the technicalities to brew your own beer
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You will learn how the business works and how to start your own business
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You will witness all the phases needed to make a great beer - from perfectioning the recipes to malting, boiling and fermentation
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You will see how the bottling process goes and go home with your own labeled beer
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You will spend your every-days among the fun team of Reketye
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You can spend your free days exploring the thriving craft beer scene of Budapest
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You can start to work on your own recipe and craft beer collection

How it works?

We connect you with the right people. You choose your dream for the month and get the best service from your Patron.

Need a place to relax? –  A fancy loft, downtown apartment or a traditional house with homey feel? Your call. Choose your home for the month freely or ask our Patrons for their tips. In some cases you need to be close to your Patron so our team is prepared to offer you an amazing place to live and do your dream.

Eat. Drink. Repeat – Be prepared for amazing food and tasting all the time – and some extra pounds. So worry not – you will have a morning espresso and big lunches with your Patron. You will cook, you will eat and you will definitely have fun. Want to taste the local places as well for inspiration? Ask for our tips.

Getting Around – Most of the main sights are easily accessible on foot however you can also try the public transportation. You can either buy single tickets or have a travel card valid for a longer period of time.

Suggested daily budget – 50-60 EUR / 52-62 USD (Note: This is a suggested budget assuming you’re staying in your chosen home, eating out a little, cooking most of your meals with your Patron and using local transportation.)

Welcome to breathtaking Budapest – everything you need to know

“It’s beautiful here. They said that of course, that Budapest is beautiful. But it is in fact almost ludicrously beautiful.”

Anthony Bourdain

Budapest counts as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. You can explore the World Heritage site of Buda castle, visit amazing old churches and squares, take a long walk through beautiful avenues and have a look at the city from the breathtaking bridges.

Split by the Danube river Buda is a quieter, hilly area – a peaceful heaven while Pest has a vibrant nightlife and atmosphere.

Things to explore

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Exciting food scene from amazing street food to Michelin star restaurants you will find a great variety to explore.
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Excellent museums visit some of the classics or dive into the brilliant building of the Parliamant and get to know the story of the famous herbal liqueur, the Unicum during a factory visit
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Thermal baths you can choose from Széchenyi Bath, famous for its Saturday night sparties, a wine tub at Gellért Bath or a rooftop hot tub at Rudas with amazing view over the city
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Mixed neighbourhoods Full of extravagant architecture, rich history, delicious food, and cool places to party; Budapest is always a good idea!
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Ruin pubs a great way to mix with locals and try microbreweries from the region or drink a Fröccs (Spitzer), a unique Hungarian drink that mixes fizzy water and wine

Money Saving Tips

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Eat like a local choose the daily menu for a fix price or shop at a local market
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Forget the Euro Although Hungary is a member of the European Union, the country still uses Forint as its official currency
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Get city passes Plan your visits and ask for discounts.
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Free walking tours Great way to explore the city and get some local tips.