21st Mondial de la Bière – 2014

mondialbiere_13-23It’s that time again in Montreal to expand your beer palate. Mondial de la Bière is Montreal’s premier tasting festival. With 514 beers to taste and 107 breweries present the festival is a good opportunity to taste and learn about beer. There will be over 40 Quebec microbreweries to experience as well. It is worthwhile chance to find some great beers that are brewed right in our backyard or discover new brewpubs to visit during the summer. This year, Mondial de la Bière has also grown to include 269 new breweries that have never presented at the festival before.

Mondial de la Bière takes place for five days between June 11th to 15th and is open from 11am-10pm (Wednesday to Saturday) and 11am-8pm (Sunday). It is held at Palais des Congrès (201 Viger Street West) both insider and outside on the terrace (Esplanade on De la Gauchetière between Chenneville and Côté). Admission is free and tasting coupons are $1.00 each (approximately 2-6 coupons for a 3-4 ounce beer tasting). You can purchase a souvenir glass or bring your own glass (12 ounce or less glass).

Come back tomorrow for more information on the festival, including some of the new breweries and food kiosks. Also you can follow us on twitter , tumblr, instagram and untappd.

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