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drinking beer in the South of France and then writing about it

Brewing a double-mash chocolate imperial stout

My first solo trip around the brewery and I decided to make it as difficult as possible.   I had originally concocted this recipe to be brewed with my girlfriends on International Women's Collaboration Brew Day. Covid and the French government, however, had other plans. Me & my girlfriends.  We all met in the summer of 2020 ...
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Brewery Tour : Gekko Beers in Tourrettes, France

Gekko Brewing Co. : the home of juicy IPAs and good ol' Scottish hops-itality in the Var.  A family business. Peter, Pam, Paul and Weronika (and as of recently, baby Luna) are the masterminds behind the tasty lizard brews in Tourrettes, France.  Opened in 2018, Gekko started off as many breweries often do: in the garden shed. With th...
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Brewery Tour : Noiseless Brews in Antibes, France

Tucked away in a quiet side-street in the heart of the Vieil Antibes, you will find one of the Côte d'Azur's latest up-and-coming micro-breweries.    Don't blink !  The Impasse d'Andreossy has been, for the last two years, the street to get a freshly brewed cup of coffee or a pint of Collective Arts beer at the On...
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5 Beers For People Who Don't Like Beer

NB : the first draft of this article was written during the first french confinement when the idea of an apocalypse was still a funny impossibility and too-oft repeated joke. Yikes. If ever the apocalypse hits, I like to think that I'll be prepared. No, I'm not talking about that kind of apocalypse with zombies and diseases and ...
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Craft Beer of the Month : February 2021

What better way to celebrate your love for your significant other, with whom you've been locked inside for the last ten months... by spending another special night locked inside together ! We over at the Brasserie BLEUE predicted that Valentine's Day 2021 was not going to be spent in expensive restaurants, taking long romantic walks ...
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Le Concours du Brasseur Amateur 2020 : 19 Beers Later

19 beers later and we finally have the winners of the 3rd edition of the Concours du Brasseur Amateur ! But before we announce the happy homebrewers, let's take a look at how the day went down... Originally planned for mid-November at the Beer District Libération bar in Nice, this year's edition of the homebrew competition ...
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Craft Beer of the Month - October

It is customary that, during any beer or brewery-related meeting, beer be had (for obvious reasons). During our last Concours du Brasseur Amateur de Nice meeting at the Backyard Brews lair, we had an avant-première taste of their latest creation : a Rye IPA.  The Backyard Boys are no strangers to the grand and complex world of I...
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Craft Beer of the Month - September

I met Boaz back when he was brewing for Colgan's in Mouans Sartoux. Today, Bo is the head - and only - brewer at Brewbo, a small scale custom craft brewing company. Bo brews personalised beers served in personalised labeled bottles for "discerning clients who wish to set themselves or their event apart from the cr...
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Le Concours du Brasseur Amateur de Nice revient pour sa 3ème édition !

UN CONCOURS OUVERT À TOUTES ET À TOUS La 3ème édition du concours du brasseur amateur de Nice aura lieu le 21 novembre prochain. Créé par l'association des Brasseurs Indépendants de Alpes Maritimes en 2017, le Concours du Brasseur Amateur a pour but de regrouper les particuliers du 06 qui s'intéressent à la bière artisanale brassée maison. Ce conco...
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Craft Beer of the Month : August

In special honour of the Tour de France kicking off its 2020 edition in the beautiful city of Nice, la Brasserie Bleue collaborated with their friendly neighbourhood bicycle repair shop, Bicicletta Shop, on a very special, limited-edition beer.  Beercicletta is the brewery's first - but certainly not its last - lager. ...
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