Beer ye, beer ye! This edition of Beerstitution was an exploration of socially responsible breweries. The clue was to think organic, think cooperative, etc. and wow! did the Beerstitutes ever come through for this one!
It turns out that when you transplant a Gaspésienne brewery from Percé to Montreal, it picks up a (big) handful of hipsters and a confusingly modern social bathroom layout, and yet it’s still, to the bone, a wonderfully social and deliciously stocked emporium of beers and people. I was nervous to alter Beerstitution’s tried-and-tested model of BYOB, yet it felt safe to hand the reins to the Pit barkeep to supply us with a planche of beers to sample. Read More
Beer year! Beer year!
A big thanks goes out to everyone who attended the eleven monthly events we call Beerstitution. Here’s the recap of our Byear One anniversary event held on September 9, 2015, our twelfth edition! Read More
Beer ye, beer ye!
The date was February 4th, 2015 and Montreal had been graced a one-day reprieve from temperatures somewhere between “glacial” and “heat death of the universe.” To celebrate a quintessentially Québecois February, seven brave Beerstitutioneers and one acolyte met in the rarified air of Mile Ex to celebrate la belle province’s burgeoning beer industry. Read More