The Former Cardinal Brewery – Fribourg

The Former Cardinal Brewery – Fribourg
The Former Cardinal Brewery of Fribourg, Switzerland, was founded in 1788 by François Piller. Owner at the «Zum Lachs» hostel, located near the Bern`s Gate in Fribourg, he decides to have a brewery built for his son, freshly graduated as great Bavarian brewer. François Piller was a kind of pioneer, as till that time, only farmer women, then monks, were brewing the beer, with gathered cereals. From 1802 to 1877, the brewery of Fribourg had many different owners, before to …