It's summertime and that means the terrasses are sunny and filled with people wanting to get out their and enjoy the gorgeous weather. What screams summer more than cracking open an icy cold beer and sitting in summer sun!
Although, the classic beers you can find at almost every bar and restaurant are good, sometimes you want something unique and different. That's why this list is so important.
Montreal is home to some amazing breweries and craft beer bars serving up house brewed beers and unique brews from all over the world!
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1. Brasserie Harricana
This cool brewpub located in the upper plateau is one all beer lovers should experience. They have a wall full of taps with house brews and beers from all over Quebec. You can get a flight of beer paired with cheese that goes perfectly with each brew!
This spot has a cozy atmosphere for you to come with your friends and have relaxed evening enjoying some awesome beers. They serve a bunch of different kinds of house beers that are brewed at La Succursale!
3. HELM Microbrasserie
This cool microbrewery makes some of the best site-brewed beers you'll find in the city. You can pair them with some awesome food like their burgers, sausages and more!
If you go to this co-op brewery Thursday through Saturday you'll be able to try any of their beers brewed on site! You can also buy a bunch of bottle to take with you if you like what you tasted.
5. Dieu Du Ciel
This experimental brewery is one you should definitely go to if you haven't yet. They make some super cool brews like Peche Mortel, a coffee infused beer, vanilla and cocoa beers!
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1. Pub BreWskey
This place serves some classic microbrews and scotch for the classy ones! It also doubles as a restaurant serving some awesome plates like their burgers, sausages and chicken and waffles and salmon tartarre.
2. Bistro-Brasserie Les Soeurs Grises
This spot has imported beers as well as house brewed beers ranging in flavours and kinds. They also make some insane sharing food plates for an amazing culinary experience to go along with your cold one.
3. Brasseur de Montreal
This brewery is a little bit west of Old Montreal, but still a great option if you're down in that area. You can get flights of interestingly flavoured beers as well as tons of amazing pub food!
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This downtown classic has great live music and great brews. They have tons of beers on tap including some awesome ciders! Come here for a chill night filled with pitchers of amazing beer with your friends.
This awesome brewery has a great outdoor terrasse perfect for drinking delicious beers on a summer day. They have 24 draft beers on on tap all from Quebec!
3. Le Saint Block
This place is one of the best places to go if you want tons of variety. They have a Beer Bottle Bible that features tons of different beers available by bottle here! They also have 50 beers on tap daily and at least 15 are brewed in house.
4. L'Amere A Boire
This awesome pub has an outdoor terrasse and offers home brewed beers daily! They also serve European style beers and plates of delicious food to go with them like their duck wings and homemade pretzels.
Bonus: Terrasse St-Ambroise
This sunny terrasse is located right on the Lachine Canal, giving visitors gorgeous views while they sip on their house brewed beers! All the beers here are from St-Ambroise and they come in flights, pitchers and glasses!