Take your pick: adrenaline packed or slow and contemplative?
I’m telling you, there’s always something’s brewing in the Eastern Townships! In fact, the artisanal beer sector is presently quite effervescent! The result? Mugs filled with bold flavours, served in surroundings overflowing with character. Here are seven locations where raising your glass is a truly memorable experience. . .
Beerologists be warned: Here, you’ll find products elaborated in the style of authentic German beer brewing traditions.
The pub, with its microbrewery products, pays tribute to this mining town’s builders. Therefore, you’ll find it established in an industrial setting, with its interior surrounded by artifacts and relics from the Jeffrey Mine. Here you’ll definitely be able to quench your thirst for discovering amazing brews.
Are you the type to like bitterness in beer a little, a lot, or are you simply passionate about this particular trait? Well, here there’s no mistaking the taste. Each beer’s house number clearly indicates its bitterness units (IBU); 12, 27, 35, 64, BINGO!
It’s a lounge, it’s a bar, it’s a performance venue, but first, it’s a microbrewery honouring our everyday heroes. One thing is for sure: its owners are examples to be followed with their investment in the rebirth of this town, so terribly affected by the tragedy of 2013.
At the top of Lake Memphremagog, a house dating back to 1850, with its beautiful terrace, welcomes you in! Don’t be afraid to answer their invitation and discover a selection of about fifteen beers carefully brewed and named so you won’t forget them. . .
The pioneer of microbreweries of Quebec was established in a lovely Victorian-style home. Inside this typical English pub atmosphere, you’ll be tempted to immediately order their home-made fish’n chips, but before you do, check out their brewing vats as you’ll enjoy their guided tour (by appointment only).
Here “wild” yeast is what gives their brews their strong flavour. The Brouërie proudly boasts that it is the only establishment to concoct all its beers with its Brettanomyces. Plus, the pub is really a cool place to hang out.
The region counts 20 microbreweries that are all remarkable. To have a view of what the Eastern Townships has to offer, click here!