La Brasserie de la Goutte d’Or

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Fans of craft beers and local produce should definitely pay a visit to this little brasserie tucked away in the Goutte d’Or, the heart of the 18th arrondissement.

Fed up with brewing in the kitchen for his friends, Thierry Roche opened up a bricks and mortar place in 2012. At that time, it was the only beer brewery in central Paris.

Although it may not be immediately apparent, the location actually couldn’t be more fitting. You see, the area is known as la Goutte d’Or (or “Drop of Gold” in English) and the name originates from the distinctly rich coloured wine that used to be made right here until the end of the 19th century. (See here for more on that.) The fact that there is once again a booze producer in the quartier making a golden nectar seems a rather appropriate turn full circle.

Situated so close to Gare du…

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