Tag Archives: Brasserie Dunham

February 14

Brasserie Dunham Hosts Winter Bottle Release and Foudres Unis Ticket Sale on Same Day!

An article by Noah Forrest A couple of months ago, Brasserie Dunham announced that they will be hosting a spectacular beer event near the end of the summer. It’s called Foudres Unis. This event is a celebration for exceptional brewers and passionate beer lovers alike. The line-up of breweries is pretty earth shattering, including names […]

October 23

A Look at Brasserie Dunham’s 2017 Fall Bottle Release

An article by Noah Forrest Two Saturday’s ago marked the 2017 Brasserie Dunham Fall bottle release, an event that helps one cope with the impending winter doom that awaits us. As usual, many incredible barrel-aged bottles were sold to thirsty patrons in the beautiful town of Dunham, Quebec.  In previous years, the list of available […]

March 27

Examining Beer Glassware Part 1: Pretentious Glass Company

An article by Noah Forrest The beer community has strong opinions about proper glassware. Some think it’s of the utmost importance, while others think it’s complete nonsense. I think that maybe it falls somewhere in the middle.  I love glassware. I collect it, and I very much enjoy tailoring the beer I’m drinking to a […]

March 02

Brasserie Dunham Surprises us with Winter Bottle Release 

An article by Noah Forrest Surprise! That’s right, Brasserie Dunham up and decided to have a small bottle release at the end of February. I usually like to tell you about these things ahead of time, but in this case, the release actually happened last Saturday. If you’re lucky enough though, they probably still have bottles […]

February 01

Vices&Versa Turns Thirteen – A Collaborative Celebration 

An article by Noah Forrest By nature we are competitive. Some more than others of course, but our natural affinity towards competition manages to shape our lives in many ways. It has certainly shaped our economy. Businesses often grapple with one another, each trying to stay ahead of the other while generally viewing their peers […]

December 29

Beerism’s Top 12 Quebec Beers from 2016 – A Terrible Year, but Certainly not for Beer. 

An article by Noah Forrest So, 2016 was pretty much a giant pile of shit. Luckily though, the Quebec beer scene wasn’t a part of all this shittiness, and has instead continued to thrive and improve, exploding with new and amazing beers almost every week. Now, not all the beers were fantastic, that’s for sure, […]

October 20

An Exclusive Look at this Weekend’s 2016 Brasserie Dunham October Bottle Release

An article by Noah Forrest Fall is nice. The leaves change colour, apples are plentiful, and you can walk around wearing a hoodie without people thinking you’re just trying to look cool. It’s not so cold that you hate the world, but you are also preparing yourself for the impeding doom that’s on the horizon. […]

May 16

Brasserie Dunham Turns 5! An Interview with Partner Simon Gaudreault, and a Look at Six New Beers

An article by Noah Forrest Not only is it time to rejoice simply because the month of May is upon us – which means the summer heat is imminent – but also because Brasserie Dunham‘s 5th anniversary spring bottle release party is landing this Saturday! Brasserie Dunham is already 5 years old! Happy birthday!  For […]

March 15

Brasserie Dunham Meets Sauternes: A New Take on Wine Barrel Aged Beer

An article by Noah Forrest Okay, so here’s the deal – I’ve never actually tasted Sauternes. Every time this comes up in conversation, wine folk are like, “What? You’ve never had Sauternes? What’s wrong with you? You HAVE to try it!” I thought, ya ya, whatever. Then Brasserie Dunham goes and creates two new sexy […]

February 02

Brasserie Dunham Meets Jester King – Unlikely Adjuncts That Really Work!

An article by Noah Forrest When I first started getting into the beer scene, I kept reading about “adjuncts.” At the beginning I had no idea what they were, but very quickly it became clear that whatever they were, they were bad! By perusing beer sites I was quickly informed that adjuncts are basically ingredients […]

October 05

Beerism’s Bottle Guide to Brasserie Dunham’s 2015 Fall Bottle Release Party

This Saturday, October 10th, Brasserie Dunham will be having yet another epic bottle release! As usual, it will take place at their sexy brewpub in the beautiful town of Dunham, Quebec (eastern townships of Montreal). I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Go! Brasserie Dunham October Bottle Release When: October 10th 2015 Time: 12:00 […]

June 13

Mondial de la bière 2015 – Finding the perfect beer for the perfect beer hater

Mondial de la Biere is a yearly beer festival located in downtown Montreal.  I met up with my good friend Paul Aflalo from from Edge of the City  (an acclaimed podcast from the No More Radio network) for an interview, and some fun… The details of the event are as follows: Date: June 10 to […]

June 06

Brasserie Dunham’s 4th B-day Bottle Release party: Part 2 – That Time I powered through 10 brand new beers

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article outlining some of the new beers being released at this years 4th anniversary party from Brasserie Dunham. If you missed it, you can read it here. Go ahead, you can read it now, I’m not going anywhere… You done? Good. So as you now know, I was […]

April 25

Beerism’s pre-guide to Brasserie Dunham’s 4th b-day bottle release party!

Once again, the gods are smiling upon Quebec. That’s right, Brasserie Dunham is having another Anniversary Bottle release party on May 16th 2015; check out the details here and here. It’s hard to believe that this brewery is only four years old. Their ability to pump out a diverse range of inventive and innovative beers, […]

December 23

The 12 Days of (Barrel Aged) Christmas: All Big, All Black, All Quebec!

So last Christmas season I had this idea (which I’ve been working on for the last year or so). I wanted to get my hands on every Bourbon barrel aged Imperial Stout brewed in Quebec, and then do a little compare & contrast in the traditional Beerism way. However, the more I thought about it, […]

September 29

Beerism Does Brasserie Dunham’s Infamous Bottle Release Party Blends

If you’ve read my blog, you’re likely aware of my professed love for Brasserie Dunham. Many of my posts include their bottles, and if you read just one, it should be the article I wrote last year explaining why you really need to go and check out the brew pub (you can read it here).  […]

September 04

A Rasberry Encore: Fruit Beer is Still a Beautiful Thing (Especially When It’s Funky)

Last year I wrote an article about raspberry beer. One of it’s main goals was to try to debunk some of the stigma surrounding fruit beer. My main argument was centered around the fact that although mass produced fruit infused beer is generally awful and marketed towards people who don’t actually like beer, fruit (and […]

March 03

La Cuvée 2014 – A Night of Great Beers & Great Beards

Saturday morning I sat on my couch with my two year old son, watching Caillou and reflecting on the beer-soaked evening from the night before (not to mention also reflecting on why this cartoon kid has no hair). This weekend was the second annual “La Cuvée” in Montreal, and I had a chance to step […]

October 17

Go to Dunham Already! What Are You Waiting For? Beerism Gets Served Food for a Change.

This coming Saturday is the latest Brasserie Dunham bottle release party, and I can tell you that I’m pretty excited to attend (details here). The town of Dunham didn’t really mean anything to me until a few years ago when my girlfriend and I were invited to a folk music and artisanal wine festival located […]

August 08

Debunking the Fruit Beer Myth – Raspberry Beer is Such a Beautiful Thing

I’m particularly excited about this article. For one, I get to talk about my favorite fruit and how it relates to beer, but mainly I’m excited because I got the pleasure to work with a new friend, who provided all the photography that you see throughout this article. Jasen, tu es magnifique! If you had […]

December 09

Brasserie Dunham Offers a Tongue-Tantilizing RIS That Doesn’t Disappoint

If you live in Montreal and you ever venture out to the eastern townships, there is great little town called Dunham. I’ve been there a few times and always stop in at “Homei,” a fantastic bistro owned by an old friend of mine. Being in Dunham is relaxing, and Homei definitely keeps up with that […]