Brasserie Castelain

13 rue Pasteur - 62410 BENIFONTAINE

t. 03 21 08 68 68

Brewery of the famous Ch'ti beer located in Bénifontaine, near Lens.

Sale of regional products, packed baskets, tour of beer production, beer dispenser rental.

Shop hours: Tuesday to Thursday 10 am-12pm / 2 pm-6pm. Friday and Saturday 10 am-6pm. For guided tours, closing 1 hour earlier.

It is in a small village with a predestined name, Bénifontaine, that the famous Ch'ti Beer is brewed. Directed by the Castelain family since 1966, the brewery continues the local tradition of transforming water into beer. Specialty beers produced with respect for northern brewing traditions. Next to the Ch'ti Blonde which comes in amber, triple and Christmas cuvée, find Jade, the first organic beer created in France, Grand Cru, Fleur de Houblon or Pale Ale. A variety of aromas that Bertrand, 3rd generation of Castelain, invites you to share and taste.

During an hour of guided tour you will discover the history of beer in general and that of the brewery in particular, the raw materials and their usefulness in the manufacturing process, the ecomuseum and its collection of enamel plaques, the video film and the different stages of beer making. The visit ends with the tasting and for those who want to take a souvenir or continue the tasting at home, the shop is located next door.

Prices: € 6 / person

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Groups from 20 people