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Montreal's Best Microbreweries

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Montreal is famously known as a drinker's paradise, especially if you love beer. With so many bars in Montreal, it's difficult to find the best spot to settle in and imbibe with your friends. Thankfully for you, MTL Blog exists for this exact reason!

These aren't just any bars, though. These are Montreal's best microbreweries. Sure, some folks might find microbreweries pretentious, but no one invited those people. So sit back and enjoy this list of the best microbreweries that Montreal has to offer. 

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Brutopia [1219 Crescent]

Brutopia is a legendary spot on the bustling Crescent street that features amazing homemade beer, pub food, and live music every night. With three levels, you'll always find a place to settle in and enjoy some suds. In the summer, they open their massive terrace in the back so you and your friends can enjoy the sun. If you haven't gone to Brutopia yet, what are you waiting for?

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Kahnawake Brewing Company [22 Route 138, Unit 1]

Kahnawake's first ever microbrewery is totally worth the drive. Located in an amazing converted factory, KBC has 8 beers on tap that change with the seasons as well as a wonderful menu of locally sourced and grown pub food. You should make the drive and support your local First Nations-owned businesses as soon as you can.

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Benelux [4026 Wellington]

Benelux's sizable beer selection is super popular amongst Montreal's microbrewery faithful. It's a cool place to chill with your friends and hosts many fun events throughout the week. The food options are limited, however, so be sure not to go to Benelux on an empty stomach (unless you're planning on getting lit, that is).

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Les Sans-Taverne [1900 Le Ber, Batiment 7]

Les Sans-Taverne is a newly opened microbrewery in the Sud-Ouest that caters to all kinds of people (you can even bring your kids!). The beer options aren't as extensive as the other places on this list but are definitely worth a taste if you find yourself in the area. Hipstery vibes, gender-neutral bathrooms, and yummy beer, what's not to love?

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4 Origines [1304 Saint-Patrick]

Les 4 Origines is a brew-pub right next to the Lachine Canal off the bike path. It features delicious seasonal beer in a rustic setting. You've probably spotted their uniquely designed cans or bottles at your local supermarket, but going to the brewery is a super experience that will delight your tastesuds.

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Terrace St-Ambroise [5080 Saint-Ambroise]

This is by far the best terrace in the city. St-Ambroise is a world-famous brewery that opens their terrace to the public in the summertime and features live DJs on the weekends. Located on the banks of the Lachine Canal, Terrace St-Ambroise is the perfect summer location for dates, birthdays, whatever! You know and love the beer already, so head on down to Montreal's best and biggest terrace.

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L'Espace Public [3632 Ontario E]

Located in the up-and-coming Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood, L'Espace Public is a quaint little microbrewery that offers delicious, albeit limited, beer selections made for every taste. It's a chill and low-key haunt that's guaranteed to satisfy your most revelrous desires.

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Pub PitCaribou [951 Rachel E]

Featuring an amazing line-up of locally brewed beer, Pub PitCaribou is one of the classic Plateau microbreweries that everyone loves. Located near Parc La Fontaine, this cozy and beautifully decorated little pub will definitely impress that first date or potential business partner.

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Vices and Versa [6631 Saint-Laurent]

As one of the fancier options on the list, Vices and Versa is a classic Montreal gastropub where savvy young professionals can imbibe in some of the best locally made beer in Montreal. While their beer is the main attraction, Vices and Versa has a stunning menu of Canadian foodie classics like poutine and charcuterie plates. Go for their selection of 40 beers, stay for the delicious food.

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Saint-Houblon [1567 Saint-Denis]

Saint-Houblon provides a fantastic atmosphere for beer lovers and foodies, alike. Their $35 all-you-can-eat brunch menu is famous for letting you eat and drink as much as possible! With 20 varieties of beer on tap, le Saint-Houblon is a great option for your next party or get together.

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Siboire [5101 Saint-Laurent]

Siboire is a sprawling microbrewery on the corner of St. Laurent and Laurier, bordering both the Plateau and Mile-End 'hoods. Their beer menu is seasonal and brewed in house, with super cool options like blueberry beer and even a wheat beer made with ingredients from Quebec farms. I recommend you book a reservation because they often have a line-up in the evening.

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Le Réservoir [9 ave Duluth E]

Le Réservoir is one of Montreal's top options for delicious food and microbrewed beer. The atmosphere is quaint and quiet despite it being on one of Montreal's busiest corners at Duluth and St. Laurent. With seasonal beer choices along with many classic mainstays, you would do well to make Le Réservoir your next choice for a night on the town.

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HELM Microbrasserie [273 Bernard W]

HELM Microbrasserie is a wonderful choice if you love locally made beer at an amazing price point. With some pints starting at $6.50, HELM is perfect for groups or solo drinkers on a budget. Despite its tiny price point, HELM doesn't skimp on quality, serving some of the best hops in the city.

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Le Saint-Bock [1749 Saint-Denis]

Le Saint-Bock, located on the bustling St-Denis near UQAM is a popular choice for students and tourists, alike. With an incredible and delicious selection of seasonal beers brewed in-house, Le Saint-Bock also offers delectable food options like beef tartar and pulled pork poutine. I suggest making a reservation if you're planning on heading down there this summer.

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Dieu du Ciel! [29 Laurier W]

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Dieu du Ciel! is a classic Montreal microbrewery that is the stuff of legend with locals. Located in the Mile-End, Dieu du Ciel! is super busy night in and night out and famous for delicious seasonal beers. One of my personal favourites is the Rosé Hibiscus beer. Food options here are limited so be sure to fill up before you fall over from drinking all their amazing beer!

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As always, drink responsibly! Have fun, Montreal!