Czech beer is a recognized brand. Even though easily more than half of human population has little clue about the exact location of Czech Republic (which is not called Czechoslovakia for over 20 years already), the word "Prague" certainly rings a bell, and adding "beer" finally makes a lot of sense. Czech have been keeping this tradition many decades, but the growth of microbreweries was stopped by the communistic regime. Beer brewing never stopped, but it focused strongly on lagers, the flagship of Czech beers.
Only in the recent years have the brewers taken up the challenge of catching up to the mature craft beer scene in the rest of the world. Here are some that have been or have the potential to be very successful internationally: