Jezernik was a water sprite that lived in Lake Bohinj. He had a swift hand, so no fish ever got away from him.
all his catch into his underwater castle. At that time, there was a poor fisherman living in Ukanc. Every day, from
until dusk, he was waiting to catch something. But that almost never happened, because Jezernik kept making such a
in the water that all the fish got away. The poor fisherman was fed up with Jezernik, so he started digging a ditch
the lake’s shore from which all the water from the lake would run away. This way Jezernik would stay without food.
Jezernik heard the fisherman’s plan, he asked him to stop digging. In return he offered him a magic fishing net.
then on, every time that the fisherman threw his net in the lake, he pulled out enough fish for himself and for all
people from Bohinj.
(Source: Lojze Zupanc: Zlato pod Blegošem)
STORY OF LINTVERN
Lintvern (Slovenian folk tale)
Once upon a time, there was a young and simple boy. He left his home in search of a better and happier life.
he came upon some rocky cliffs and met an old man who told him about a difficult task the boy was about to
The young man hears about a town and a large lake which has been terrorized by a nine-headed dragon lintvern. The
lived on cliffs by the lake and the town’s people had to feed him a person every day. The king’s daughter was next
be sacrificed to the dragon. So the king promised the whole kingdom and his daughter’s hand to the person that
kill the dragon. Many had tried, but they had all been doomed. An old man also told the boy to aim for the middle
because if you cut off one of the side head, they would grow back. He gave him special powers to beat the dragon
one last advice – to cut off the tongues of each dragon’s heads before he left for the castle. The young man
to his advice and did exactly as told. He beat the dragon and cut off his tongues. The town’s people were happy and
him as he headed to the castle. But there was another man who claimed to have slayed the dragon. He cut off the
heads and brought them to the king. They were both summoned before the king, so the young man showed the tongues as
that he really was the one who had slain the dragon. When he proved his innocence the imposter was sentenced to
the king gave his kingdom and his daughter’s hand to the young man. The boy went and brought his mother to the
Everybody was happy and celebration lasted for a whole week.
STORY OF ČATEŽ FROM BOHINJ
Mountain dwarf Čatež – half human, half goat – visited Komna every night and kept breaking in sheep stables.
dark night he was cought by a shepherd that wanted to kill him. But Čatež promised to bring him a lake fairy if he
him free. At dawn they met near Komna, but the dwarf didn't want to keep his promise, he wanted the fairy to
The shepherd felt sory for the fairy, so he saved her and chased the evil dwarf Čatež away. The fairy was very
so in return she planted the love for mountains into the shepherd's heart. Even nowadays, all the sheperds on Komna
in Bohinj are joyfull and full of love for the mountains. But just in case, stay away from the cliffs ofKomna,
Čatež lives there –the dwarf with horns and the thief of sheeps.
(Source: Lojze Zupanc: Zlato pod Blegošem)
In Bohinj mountains there lived a dwarf, named Polesnjak. He wore a red hat and had a big hump on his back. He
to hide in the woods and haunt loggers. One dark evening there was a farmer returning from Planina Blato to his
in Srednja vas. He left the trail and got lost in the woods, when he heard the dwarf Polesnjak feeling lonely and
his destiny. He even made an offer: »I would give a chest full of golden coins to anybody who would bring me a
The Farmer was cunning so he hurried to the valley and returned with a bag full of straw. The dwarf filled his
with golden coins – he couldn’t see the trick because of the dark. In the morning, when he realised what happened,
got very upset and swore vengeance. The next night he hurried to the farmer’s home and tried to strangle him. But
farmer was strong and Polesnjak failed. Polesnjak returned to the mountain and came back the next night. This time
kidnapped the farmer’s daughter. When the farmer came to beg for her life, the dwarf finally promised to release
but only when he gets back all the golden coins. The farmer has to bring them to the dwarf every night, one by one,
they are all back. So night by night, tired from a hard day’s labour, the farmer kept returning to the mountain. He
lost his strength, got old and grey, but he never gave up. His love towards his daughter was just too strong. When
finally returned to the mountain with the last coin, it was a windy and stormy night. He fell on a dark, slippery
and died. After many years loggers found a white skeleton in the dark woods above Srednja vas. They also named a
at Planina Blato – it is called Deklica (A Girl) in memory of a daughter which couldn’t be saved by her father.
Source: Lojze Zupanc, Zlato pod Blegošem
Dragi pivoljubci in pivoljubke,
veseli nas, da ste obiskovali našo spletno stran. Zasnovali smo jo zgolj in samo za informiranje naših strank, ki
bi želele izvedeti kaj več o naših pivih ter lokacijah prodaje.
Z veseljem Vas obveščamo, da na spletni strani Pivovarne Lintvern nimamo nameščenih nobenih piškotkov. Prav tako ne
zbiramo podatkov o obiskovalcih spletne strani, v bistvu ne beležimo nobenih vaših podatkov. Kar največ naše
energije posvečamo proizvodnji čim boljšega piva, zato nam za kakšne posebne marketinške analize enostavno ne
ostane časa :)
Če nam boste pisali na javno obljavljen e-naslov, Vam bomo čimprej odgovorili – vaš e-naslov pa bomo uporabili
zgolj za odgovor na Vaše sporočilo.
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MAN OF THE LAKE
5,3 % vol.
Pale, light and refreshing. Four grain beer – barley malt, wheat malt, corn and oat are well balanced by
bitter taste of
Slovenian hops – styirian golding and magnum. Witbier style.
6,9 % vol.
Drinkability is a key characteristic of this strong beer. Its intensive citrusy, grapefruit hop aroma is
very well balanced
by roasted malt, which gives the beer dark brown to black colour. The taste of caramel is an excellent
to the bitter taste.
ČATEŽ FROM BOHINJ
5,1 % vol.
A very dark, sweet, full-bodied, slightly roasty stout with mild roasted grain. Rich coffee aroma is
accompanied by dried
fruit aroma. Moderate hop bitterness.
6,5 % vol.
Fresh and intense citrus and mango aroma. Bitterness from the hops leaves a very nice taste that
prevails. Full bodied with
smooth texture. Beer with character.