Quebec Microbrewery: Les Brasseurs du Nord

Founded in 1987 and launching in 1988 with the Rousse, a dark amber, the first of its kind to be created by Quebec brewers, Les Brasseurs du Nord produce Boréale, a craft beer exclusive to Quebec. Maintaining an emphasis on quality over quantity, Les Brasseurs du Nord produce six ale-type beers: Boréale Rousse, Boréale Blonde, […]

Montreal Microbrewery: Les Trois Brasseurs

Based around a deeply rooted family tradition and the basic concept of creating fresh non-pasteurized beer made from the purest ingredients and traditional recipes, The Three Brewers first opened in Place de la Gare à Lille in 1986. Today, the microbrewery and brasserie boasts 28 locations throughout France in addition to numerous locations in Canada, […]

Munich’s Legendary Beer Hall & Oldest Brewery: Hofbräuhaus München

Hofbräuhaus‘ story begins in 1589, when Wilhelm V, Duke of Bavaria, dissatisfied with the quality of beer in the city, decided that Munich would brew its own. With that decision, Hofbräuhaus was born, though at the time, it only brewed a brown ale. Wilhelm’s son and successor, Duke Maximilian I, changed that as he preferred […]

NYC Guide: Strictly Beer Bars

Tastings, flights, sommeliers, and meal pairings…all familiar terms to the wine connoisseur, but now the subject of admiration is beer. Artisan and local beers alike are gaining notoriety throughout the city for having the depth and nuances commonly associated with wine. Impressive and varied offerings paired with bar staff as knowledgeable as the Trappist monks, […]

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