For fans of beer, a new Parisian establishment is sure to please. The spot is called the French Beer Factory, and it has just opened up in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris. The unique brewery creates its own beers and brews them right at that location, making it the perfect place for anyone who is curious about the bubbly beverage made from hops.
There are four house beers that visitors can taste: L’Adorée de Paris (a light, blonde beer), FBF (a bitter, caramel beer), Label de Montmartre (a spicy, white beer), and Parisian’s PA (an American-style pale ale). The ambiance provides an authentic take on an old pub, complete with copper pipes built in throughout to give the French Beer Factory an industrial look.
Of course, this is France, so one of the most important aspects of the French Beer Factory is the ways in which its beers can be combined with delicious food. The result is a menu that was put together through a collaboration between the head chef and the head brewer, a person who is elegantly called the ‘maître brasseur’ in French.
Guests staying at the Hôtel Louvre Marsollier can check out the French Beer Factory, its brewery and even its beer cellar during their stay in Paris. And there are beer workshops for those who want to make their own beers. Led by the ‘maître brasseur’ Stéphane Tanguy, visitors can make 20 liters of beer themselves, which is then bottled and labelled with their own name.
Tanguy knows his stuff, which is evidenced by his three medals from the World Beer Cup, and he shares his knowledge with the patrons of the French Beer Factory. The restaurant and pub even brings in a ‘beerologist’ every week to present tasting dinners that revolve around beer. Informative, convivial and just downright fun, the French Beer Factory should be on the to-do list of anyone who likes beer.