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La Cave à Bulles

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La Cave à BullesLa Cave à Bulles
BA SCORE
100
world-class

54 Reviews
Reviews: 54
Visits: 80
Avg: 4.68
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

45 Rue Quincampoix
Paris, 75004
France
phone: + 33 1 40 29 03 69 | map
www.caveabulles.fr

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Place added by: thierrynantes on 05-02-2009

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Reviews: 54 | Visits: 80
Reviews by cbak999:
Photo of cbak999
4.85/5  rDev +3.6%

Stopped in here while visiting family in Paris. Immediately, Simon greeted us at the door, and I introduced myself as someone who enjoys good beer. He and I talked for a while - maybe 20 minutes about beer and he pointed out to me La Triple Brune I.P.A. from La Brasserie de Fleurac, based on my appreciation of IPAs. He was right on. I had been drinking many other styles while on our trip, but this beer hit the spot (which I plan to review the next time I pop one open.) Anyway, a great selection of over 250 bottles. Simon is very knowledgeable and a pure joy to talk with. Definitely a must stop while visiting Paris.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of vfgccp
4.25/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of TaborTime
4.64/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BenBreeg
4.51/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of laketang
4.82/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

there is enough said about this place that I don't need to repeat. top notch store where my wife and I were met by Chris, who went out of his way to help me. I had prepared a list of French beers I wanted to try, and he had most of those, I picked 5 beers up (all I could carry around) great choices of French beers, as well as other countries. a must stop while in paris. they love trades too !

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Photo of petermethot
4.75/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Bwagner1122
4.37/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of bostonbeans
5/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Kramerbarthomer
4.67/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of suckaj
4.75/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of MarkFy
4.85/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Awesome owners who are very passionate about beer. Small shop but vast selection of great beers that you certainly can't find in the U.S. Very helpful in selecting new beers to try, especially some very tasty French beers. It's a running joke that most people walk in asking for Cantillon, which they have a nice selection of.

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Photo of SFCraft
4.7/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of surfcaster
5/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Can't say enough good things about this place.

Owner greeted me in English--saw me coming. Incredible experience. Couple of folks came in after me, went straight for the vintage Cantillion in the cooler and new Cantillion on the shelf. I simply asked to put me on some French stuff and the guy couldn't stop. Walked out with incredible selection of French takes on pales, IPA, farmhouses, low ABV saisons. Too bad for me I had to carry back to my flat or I would have gotten more.

Tip--closes mid afternoon for a couple hours until 4pm. Check website for hours. 15min walk from St. Michel. ASK FOR THE LOCAL STUFF.

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Photo of captaincoffee
4.36/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Basically the best experience I've had in a bottle shop. Selection is small but fabulous. I explained that I was into beer as a brewer and having spent time travelling for beer around the US, UK, and Belgium, but was not very familiar with French beer...could they please give me some recommendations? I spent the next half hour speaking with two employees about all the various French beers and breweries. They were extremely knowledgeable about beer and were very happy to help. I had recently been to Brussels, but they also had an excellent selection of Belgian beers including the big lambic names.

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Photo of Whatup14
4.51/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of TX-Badger
4.97/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

A neat little shop in the heart of Paris. The selection is great and the service is even better. This is definitely the place to go for beer in Paris.

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Photo of Doublechar0517
4.97/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of mbw314
4.64/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Arminius757
5/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Found myself in Paris for the week. Wanted to try some of France's best crafts. Found the right place. Huge selection, super friendly and knowledgeable staff. Spoke English, even German, without a problem. Even found a six pack of Westvletern 12! Awesome place. Must see.

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Photo of smbslt
4.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Was there in November. Owner was helpful - loved talking about beer with everyone who came in. Asked him to run the gamut and walked out ten different beers (2 based on a trade) - not all great but representative of the craft beer movement there - mission accomplished.

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Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.75/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of SStein
4.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of mattycasey
5/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Anthou
4.76/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of AlexM
5/5  rDev +6.8%

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La Cave à Bulles in Paris, France
100 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.