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The microbreweries : Things are brewing in Québec!
It’s now a well-known fact that when it comes to beer making, Québecers are in high gear!
Microbreweries and hop producers have proliferated exponentially in the last 25 years. Québec is now home to more than 150 microbreweries and over 30 hop producers offering high-quality products. We’ve come a long way since the traditional alcoholic spruce beer made by the early settlers! 
 
Brewed for the most part using classic French, Belgian and British techniques, Québec beers stand out from the majority of U.S. beers through their long fermentation. Lager, Pilsener, porters, stouts and white beers are just a few examples of the many, many types of beers brewed in Québec. Some beers such as Don de Dieu by Unibroue, La Corriveau by the Microbrasserie Le Bilboquet, L'Hérisson-brassin special by the Microbrasserie Le Trou du diable, Kirke by the Microbrasserie Corsaire, Ceci n'est pas une Gueuze by the Microbrasserie Les Trois Mousquetaires even earned prestigious prizes at the World Beer Awards held in London in 2017. 
 
Take part in one of Québec’s many beer festivals and taste the wide variety of brews available. Enjoy the lively, friendly atmosphere and meet producers who will be delighted to answer your questions and share their expertise. What’s more, you can learn all about the brewing trade by visiting and touring certain brewing companies. 
 
Road trips such as the “beer routes” running through the Eastern Townships and eastern Québec are chock-full of discoveries. Broue-Tours also offers guided tours of Québec City’s craft breweries. Learn all about the production processes and their history and taste the brews. 
 
Québec Ciders : An applelicious delight!
It is said that cider first arrived in Québec with explorer Jacques Cartier, who had several barrels of it in his ship's hold. However, it was not until 1650 that the first cider house was built in what is now Québec. Cider was prohibited in the province from 1921 to 1970. It took until 1988 for the government to issue the first cider craft licences. Since then, Québec has become a world leader in the art of cider making. Its unique products and international reputation are a point of national pride. Québec boasts over 30 high-quality cider houses. The Montérégie region is Québec’s main cider-producing area thanks to its high concentration of orchards. Explore the region’s Cider Route to discover the many facets of apple and cider production. You can also visit the Mondial des cidres de Montréal to taste the know-how of our master cider-makers. In addition, quite a few wine events give visitors an opportunity to enjoy a range of Québec ciders.
 

Cidrerie Michel Jodoin

1130, Rang Petite Caroline, Rougemont, QC  J0L 1M0  
T. 450 469-2676  www.micheljodoin.ca

Located on the Rougemont hill side, the Michel Jodoin cider house will make you discover by all your senses a great family tradition of apple and cider making going back to 1901. By passing our doors, you will have access to the heart of the production where you'll hear, smell and see the different ways of making cider without forgetting the first legal micro-distillery of apple in Canada. All is followed by a cider tasting that will make you fall in love all over again with the forbidden fruit! You can also come over to work on your cardio, alone, with good company, and even with man’s best friend in our natural hiking trail where you can breathe in the fresh air, listen to the bird and watch the sun rays passing through the branches! Complete your hike with a crackling cider on our terrace! Opened year round, 7/7, our personnel will great you with a smile for a visit a tasting, and a hike. Our unique and audacious products, well known in Québec and elsewhere in the world, will stimulate your palate and make you want even more!