Are there local breweries / microbreweries in Montreal, Canada?
What are the specialty brews in Montreal? Is there a must-drink beer in Montreal?
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The province of Québec is very fertile in microbreweries. Montréal being the major city, has lots to offer. A lot of the beers are available throughout the province, however some are only available at the microbrewery itself, especially seasonal beers - a good reason to visit them! here's a list of the best microbreweries and some of their speciality beers:
Dieu du Ciel! (29 Laurier ouest St.)
Must try beer: La Fumisterie - edging on an English/German Ale, with a light caramelized taste. Brewed with biological hemp seeds.
Brasseurs de Montréal (1483 Ottawa St.)
Must try beer: La Chi orientale - a white beer with light ginger and citronella aroma.
L’amère à boire (2049 Saint-Denis St.)
Must try beer: La Odense - a Porter with a light smoked caramel perfume.
Benelux (245 Sherbrooke Ouest St.)
Must try beer: La Moka - A Porter with a bitter chocolate taste with a touch of espresso.
Brutopia (1219 Crescent St.)
Must try beer: La Raspberry Blonde - A blond beer with a touch of raspberry.
HELM Brasseur-gourmand (273 Bernard Ouest St.)
Le Réservoir (9 Duluth Est St.)
Le Cheval Blanc (809 Ontario est St.)
Must try beer: the classic Cheval Blanc white beer with a slice of orange.
Les 3 brasseurs (4 breweries on Sainte-Catherine St., Crescent St., Saint-Denis St. and Saint-Paul St.)
Must try beer: La Belle Province - with a touch of maple syrup.
Other breweries in Montréal: