Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Mondial De La Biere: Beer Lovers Will Adore Montreal Where Brew Pubs And Microbreweries Abound

From The Canadian Press:

MONTREAL — For the thirsty traveller with a hankering for hops and a soft spot for the little guy, there may be no better place to visit than Montreal.

Brew pubs and microbreweries abound and most are within stumbling distance of major hotels, bed and breakfasts and hostels.

The city is also home to one of the biggest beer festivals in North America.

The June 3-7 Mondial de la biere will showcase some 300 different brands of beer made by upwards of 100 brew pubs as well as large and small-scale breweries - the majority of them from Quebec.

Festival spokeswoman Marie-Josee Lefebvre said there are more than 70 brew pubs and microbreweries in the province with three or four new ones opening every year.

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