"Une bière très petite!" France Local Custom Tip by aaaarrgh

France Local Customs: 403 reviews and 350 photos

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by aaaarrgh

Unlike the drunken English, the French have a far more civilized approach to drinking their bière. If you expect to drink German litres or British pints you will have a big bill at the nd of the evening!

Recently I discovered the galopin, which is a tiny measure of beer - 12.5cl (1/8 of a litre). This is perfect for a quick refreshment stop at a bar! It is also less expensive, of course. And very cute :-)

Try and ask for a galopin next time you feel like a quick drink.

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  • Updated Feb 13, 2005
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