My name is Mathieu Fréchette and I welcome you to my online store. For nearly 20 years, I have been a passionate brewer of craft beer and my interest in everything directly or indirectly related to the brewing field has only grown over the years.
In 2007, my journey began like many of you, brewing at home with friends. Then, in 2012, during a trip to Germany, I had the chance to work as an assistant brewer for a year at the superb Hausbrauerei Feierling brewery in Freiburg im Breisgau.
When I returned to Quebec in 2013, since I wanted to continue working in the industry, I took several training courses with Michel Gauthier — a renowned trainer in the local brewing community — then I dropped out a job as an assistant brewer at Le Bilboquet microbrewery in Saint-Hyacinthe. Quickly, I became the main brewer of the place and it was that way until I left in November 2017, when I decided to
devote myself entirely to my business.
In fact, since 2014, in parallel with my job as a brewer, I had begun to take an interest in the sale of ingredients for amateur brewers in Quebec and to " do my little business " on this side as some would say. Being driven by my great passion for the world of beer and by the entrepreneurial spirit that has always inhabited me, I gradually built up an inventory and I came to start my own hop distribution company, then named Nanohops.
In 2019, the company moved into its current premises and, in recent years, the product and service offering has expanded so much that it has finally been renamed Hoppy in 2022.
In this regard, Hoppy is currently only in its infancy, but prepare for some great surprises in the years to come.