Another brewery is headed to the Irish Channel, a neighborhood in New Orleans already home to other breweries.
Miel Brewery & Taproom owners Alex Peyroux and Janice Montoya both have experience in the brewing world through his work at Abita and Harpoon in Boston. Miel means honey in both French and Spanish. “We have this endless supply of local honey,” Peyroux shared, explaining the inspiration behind the brewery that will open towards the end of 2017.
Miel is located at the former bus station and industrial building at 2847 Livaudais Street, one block from NOLA Brewery. Urban South is also nearby along the “brewing corridor.” Additional breweries coming soon to the city include the Port Orleans Brewing Co., Royal Brewery, and Parleaux Beer Lab.
Eater NOLA reports that Miel will feature an entrance with: “’glass garage doors,’ ‘honey colored’ windows and ‘jars of honey, hops, and other dry ingredients’ lining the taproom walls.” The setup will include a courtyard, private space for 30 people upstairs, and room for 75 on the first floor.