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Montreal brewpubs

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Micheline posted a comment on Montreal pubs a couple of weeks ago that I have only now caught up with. I have some suggestions which I am putting here so others can take a look too.
Les Quebecois are serious about beer and support a range of small breweries. Montreal also boasts a rich and frothy assortment of brewpubs. One source for research is
My drinking sways towards the east side of the city; that is, east of St-Laurent Boulevard. Here are my choices in that area:
L'Amere a Boire 2049 Rue Saint-Denis.
A nook on the north edge of the so-called Latin Quarter which draws a friendly mixture from this vital neighbourhood. The repertoire of brews is carefully balanced and it is hard to have only one. Buy a tall glass as a souvenir.
Le Saint Bock Brasserie, 1749 St-Denis.
In the heart of the Latin Quarter, not far from the immense Trois Brasseurs branch and well worth the short walk to escape the 3 Brewers' industrial blandness. Saint-Bock can turn into a young people’s party on weekend nights but always offers a strong range of brews.
Le Cheval Blanc, 809 Ontario St. E. In the vicinity of the Latin Quarter, it is said to have been the first licensed brewpub in Montreal. Its brands are sold in some stores. A little less to my taste than the others. I’ve given the link to the English-language website page, which contains nothing much except a map; the French page is more informative.
Dieu du Ciel, 29 Laurier Ave. W. in the newly chic Mile End area northeast of McGill University although a few blocks west of St-Laurent. A smallish neighbourhood bar, but its reputation as a brewer is spreading. The list of draughts changes regularly, often experimenting with fruit flavours. Packed and noisy late on weekend nights.
Chez Baptiste, 1045 Mont-Royal Avenue east. Not a brewpub but with a fine selection of local beers (and ciders) on draught, Chez Baptiste is in the centre of the Plateau, the most Quebecoise of neighbourhoods, east of St-Denis. Full of young people sopping up the traditions. Even the name refers to a folkloric figure, and it is the only pub I know of that doesn’t have a cash register.

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