An article by Noah Forrest Microbrasserie Riverbend is a brewery based out of Alma, QC (about 5hrs from Montreal). The brewery has been on the scene for about three years now and exclusively can all […]
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 […]
Never Ending Barrel-Aged Sours From Microbrasserie Pit Caribou
An article by Noah Forrest In 2017, Microbrasserie Pit Caribou had a spectacular year, and that’s probably putting it lightly. Early on, they released an ambitious, extremely well received barrel-aged sour blend called Neuvin, and […]
The Wild Shack Collaborates with Sutton Brouerie to Create “Sutton Goes Wild”
An Article by Noah Forrest Not only is craft beer refreshing in a literal sense, but also from an entrepreneurial perspective. Countless breweries learn from each other, exchange ideas, and actually work on collaborative products. […]
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 […]
The Wild Shack – Part 2: Revenge of the Fruit
An article by Noah Forrest “Hey Noah, when the hell are you going to stop writing so many damn articles about fruit beer!?” Well, maybe I’ll stop when fruit stops tasting so damn delicious! Alright, […]
Microbrasserie Le Castor – A Successful Year Wielding Brettanomyces
An Article by Noah Forrest Over the last few years, Microbrasserie Le Castor has managed to carve itself a spot as one of the best breweries in Quebec. Their popularity first exploded when they released […]
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 […]
Auberge Brouerie Sutton – Go Already, What Are You Waiting For?
An article by Noah Forrest The moment you walk into an establishment, you immediately get hit with a vibe. This feeling can be intense or subtle, uncomfortable or inviting, even boring or lively; but nevertheless, […]
The 2016 Dieu du Ciel! Summer Bottle Release is Here, and Beerism has you Covered
An article by Noah Forrest For the first time that I’m aware of, Microbrasserie Dieu du Ciel! is having a summer bottle release party! I, for one, am excited! With the exception of a couple of […]
Chronique de Mars: Basically a Beer-Geek’s Wet Dream
An article by Noah Forrest Although I have written countless articles about Quebec craft beer, there are still so many breweries that I haven’t been able to talk about. One of the reasons is that […]
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 […]
Le Castor’s Sanctuaire Variants – An Ode to Wine Barrel Aged Beer
An article by Noah Forrest Aging beer in wine barrels is nothing new; Belgian lambic producers have been doing it for ages. However, with the rising cost of bourbon barrels and the surge in tart and […]
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 […]
A Bottle Guide to Dieu du Ciel!’s 2016 Anniversary Party – Beerism has the Scoop!
An article by Noah Forrest When any good brewery announces a bottle release party, the beer geek community gets excited. However, when Dieu du Ciel! announces one, the communal level of arousal seems to increase […]
Beerism’s Top 10 Quebec beers of 2015! After I Drank Them You’ll Never Believe What Happend Next!
An article by Noah Forrest People love lists for some reason. We simply can’t resist them. We see links in our news feeds, like “top 10 celebrity couples children’s dogs” and we feverishly click on […]
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 […]
Examining Le Castor’s “Farmhouse Houblon” – What Brewer Dan has to say about their funky endeavor(s)
Microbrasserie Le Castor‘s “Farmhouse Houblon” is a hybrid beer of sorts. It’s a Belgian saison, whose primary fermentation is with saison yeast, but it’s then re-fermented with brettanomyces, and dry hopped like an IPA. I […]
Ceci n’est pas une Gueuze! An Interview with LTM’s Brewmaster Alex about his new Gueuze and his Barrel Program
Something wild has been stirring in the dark recesses of Les Trois Mousquetaires brewery. It’s dank, musty, & sour, and it’s been living inside three sets of oak barrels for about 2 to 4 years. […]
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 […]
Beerism Does L’exorciste by Dieu du Ciel! – And a Little Craft Beer Ranting as Well…
Dieu Du Ciel’s L’Exorciste can’t be purchased in stores, and actually, it can’t be purchased at all anymore. It was gone as quick as it came. To procure some, I had to drive about 45 […]