Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Montreal becomes the capital of beer from June 8 to 12 for the Mondial de la bière! - MOVING NOTICE: PLACE BONAVENTURE

Montreal, QC

The 18th edition of the Mondial de la bière, the most important festival of international beers in America, will be held at Place Bonaventure from June 8 to 12. Featured this year, beers from the United Kingdom, one of the most eminent brewing influences of the brewing world!


  • Over 650 available products
  • 609 beers from 136 breweries, of which 26 handcraft breweries originating from Quebec
  • 253 new beers never offered at the Mondial de la bière
  • 5 days of festival where Montreal becomes the capital of beer!!


Wednesday, June 8 th
11:00 a.m. 1: 00 p.m. Housewarming Party (surprises and gifts for the first 1,000 Biertrotters!) Inauguration
Thursday, June 9 th
5: 00 p.m. Happy Hour on the Poolside of the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel
Friday, June 10 th
11: 30 a.m. 3: 00 p.m. Medals Ceremony: Greg Noonan MBeer Contest Round table: Cooking with beer
Saturday, June 11 th
6: 00 p.m. Flaveurs Bières et Caprices Evening (9 countries, 18 beers, 9 gourmet appetizers)
Sunday, June 12th
4: 00 p.m 6: 00 p.m Final: Unplugged Music Competition Medals Ceremony: Consumer Beer Contest

Not to miss: Biertrotters' Beach, Silent Dance Esplanade and Dj, Mini Disc golf tournament, Unplugged Music Competition and the very popular Beer and Cheese Workshops!

The festival's complete program is available on our Web site:

Date: June 8 to 12, 2011
Schedule: Wednesday to Saturday, from 11 am to 10 pm and Sunday from 11 am to 8 pm
Located: Place Bonaventure (and Hilton Bonaventure)
800, de la Gauchetière Street West, Montreal (Quebec) Canada
Transport: Bonaventure Subway Station
Admission: Free
Tasting: Tasting coupon at $1 each
Cost: From 1 to 5 coupons (per tasting for the majority of beers)
Quantity: 3 to 4 ounces per tasting
Glass: The souvenir glass can hold from one to two 4-ounce tastings
WARNING: Only the Mondial de la bière glass (from 1994 to 2011) and 5 ounce and under plastic cups will be tolerated for the service of beer.


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