Société Parisienne de Bière (CLOSED)
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This Batignolles bar is a beer-lover’s heaven.
If you’re on the hunt for good, well-sourced beer, look no further. Beer expert Fabien Nahum has been selling his Batignolles-brewed beer from this charming stonewalled shop – ‘cave à bières’ – in the 17th arrondissement for two years.
Surrounded by fairy lights and stocked shelves we begin our tasting session, on the advice of Fabien, with a simple larger (Jandrain IV Saison, €4,60) and a perfectly balanced beer from Strasbourg (Bendorf Kollane Lill €5). We also order a shared plate of Salers cheese, smoked lamb from the valée de l’Ubaye and Basque country ‘cul noir’ sausage to go with. This man has taste.
The beers keep coming: from an Etoile Du Nord (€4,80) to a Crazy Hops Get Hop Stand Hop (€5,40) (an astonishing, explosive Indian pale ale – we have to order a second). Standout beer of the night, however, is the Wild Beer Modus Operandi (€8,90), a heavenly blend of acidic notes - bordering on vinegary - which still manage to maintain a perfect balance. We drink it like water (it’s 7% water…) and imagine it would go perfectly with a nice big cut of beef.
We leave Société Parisienne de Bière absolutely enthused, our only complaint being that we don’t live next door.
TRANSLATION: LEONIE CATER
5 rue des Moines
|Transport:||Metro: Brochant ou La Fourche.|
|Opening hours:||Tues - Weds 4.30pm - 8.30pm: selling only. Thurs - Fri 4.30pm - 10pm (tasting sessions from 5pm onwards) Sat 10am - 10pm (tasting sessions from 5pm onwards.)|