PHOTOS!!! Festival mondiale de la bière 2016!
It only took me TWO months after Le Festival mondiale de la bière for me to post pictures of my awesome experience of drinking beer and checking out booths. To check out my previous column on Mondial, click here!
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HopCitizen.com showing up ready to slay beers and eat ALL THE CHEESE!
Brasserie Harricana booth. As you'll see in a bit - they collaborated with one of my buddies on an amazing IPA!
Le Micro-brasserie Le Trou du Diable.. facilement une des meilleures brasseries au Canada
Brasserie Beau's All Organic Ales out of Vankleek Hill, Ontario! Was good to see a Canadian microbrewery at the festival. They had a bunch of bottle openers all over their station and I asked to buy one, they said no - that I would get a free bottle opener if I filled out a Mondial beer survey. I knew I wasn't going to get a bottle opener - two months later - rien. They should've just sold me a bottle opener for $10, I would've been happier then.
La Brasserie Dunham out of Dunham, Quebec
Les Trois Mousquetaires!
Farnham Lager & Ale
Granville Island even made an appearance!
Maple liquor / liquor d'érable (Domaine Kildare)
ONIDÈLS, the drunk French Canadian!
JF Pilon! THE Whisky guy of Quebec!
THIS GUY!!! THE DESIGNATED DRINKER! This guy was my favourite person the entire weekend, you know he was there to get his drank ON!
Les 2 Frères
Shack à Boisson! Pouring for Le Trou du Diable!
Hey! C'est Monsieur Alex of Le Malt Incarné contre un pigeon
Alex is savouring a sample of Harricana 42, his collaboration IPA with Harricana! He likes it a lot.. and it's damned tasty!
I didn't spend much time around the Dieu du Ciel! booth for some reason. Their founder was all over the place but I didn't get the courage to walk up and tell him how much I loved DDCs beers..
While Goose Island's Labatt-made beers were collecting dust, they had games of hackey sack being played to keep beer drinkers happy.. and interested in the product.
Mathieu proudly serving TDD beers
Lineup at Les Trois Mousquetaires.. that's not going to stop me.
We're not in Manitoba anymore.. but Manitoban rednecks' favourite malt based beverage (Boston Beer Co'sTwisted Tea) was quite prominent on the promenade. This ain't Country Fest, so I wasn't going to waist $3 on a sample of something I can get readily anywhere in Manitoba. Cue the banjos!
The first time I met Alex was at a pub across the street from Frite Alors. I was giddy to see a Frite Alors chip stand at Mondial. As soon as I got fries, his wife Alexe randomly appeared! Frites & mayo = si bonne!
Les Trois Mousquetaires Barleywine cask!
Alongside beer, made-in-Quebec spirits were available as well, served with 1642 cola at times!
Mathieu manning the Trou du Diable booth again!