I found La Cave a Bulles on the medieval Rue Quincampoix, a narrow cobblestone passage cutting through the Beaubourg neighborhood, near the Centre Georges Pompidou. One of several craft beer bottle shops that have opened in Paris the past six or seven years, it features a few American micro labels, and most of the to-be-expected Belgian ales. For the most part, however, this shop tends to specialize in an increasingly impressive selection brewed by local brasseries artisinales — what we ‘Mericans would call craft breweries. Enter the shop any given afternoon, and you’re likely to find bearded, bespectacled young men meticulously scanning the shelves for a hard to find favorite.

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