Beer, this essentially masculine and barbaric drink... What if I told you that until the monks in the Middle Ages took over the brewing tradition, there were almost only female brewers? And that during Antiquity, the biggest beer drinkers in the West were female drinkers?
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Beer is a product that the average consumer is today unable to assimilate to the terroir in France. However, our country has always been a massive producer of beer and its raw materials. So how could beer be so far removed from the notion of terroir? What can a local beer be today?
Armand Heitz beers are the result of the meeting between a winemaker and a brewer sharing the same peasant values: work with nature, local development and transparency. Grégoire Blanc, the student I chose for the Épistemê 2022 cuvée, a fine beer connoisseur, talks about this partnership with Brasserie de France.