Meuse has a rich industrial history as a brewing centre. It had 40 breweries in the mid 19th century but, from the 1870s onwards, competition and industrial mergers led to the closure of many of them. By the end of the First World War, only ten breweries remained, the largest being “La Meuse” and “La Croix de Lorraine” in Bar-le-Duc.
You’re bound to know the famous posters by Musta and Bastard for “La Meuse” beers. They greatly appealed to the national market for almost a century and were famous throughout the world.
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