Mondial de la bière festival 2017: From June 14 to 18 at Palais des Congrès de Montréal

MONTREAL, June 14, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The 24th edition of the Mondial de la bière, America's most important international beer festival, will open its doors today at noon. The festivities will be going strong until Sunday, June 18 at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal and its exterior terrace located on the Esplanade!  An assortment of activities linked to beer will be presented: guided tours, beers and food or beers and music pairings, in a festive atmosphere that will satisfy both the curious minds but also any beer lover, both newcomer and epicurian, up to the finest connoisseur.

THE MONDIAL DE LA BIÈRE IN NUMBERS

  • 160,000 visitors expected!
  • 529 products available (beers, meads, ciders and others), including 468 beers
  • 250 new beers — never offered at the Mondial de la bière!
  • 90 (breweries, cideries and others) including 38 Quebec breweries
  • 27 Montreal restaurants participating in the Sorties Flaveurs evenings
  • 15 food pavillion
  • 5 days festival when Montreal becomes Beer Central!  

HIGHLIGHTS

Wednesday,  June 14

12:00 p.m.:

Official Opening (Opening of a Magnum of bière Célébrante 375e – Bonne fête Montréal)

4:00 p.m.:

Beers and cheeses workshop

6:00 p.m.:

« IPA : INTENSE PLAISIR À BOIRE »  guided tour

8:00 p.m.: 

Musical performance: Partners

 

Thursday, June 15

5:15 p.m.:

Beers and chocolates workshop

6:00 p.m.:

Medal awarding of the Mbeer professional tasting contest

8:00 p.m.:

Musical performance: Flying Joe's

 

Friday, June 16

4:00 p.m.:

« FUNKYTOWN » guided tour

8:00 p.m.:

Beers and music workshop. Musical performance: le Bière Blues Band

 

Saturday, June 17

3:00 p.m.:

Brazilian beers workshop

8:00 p.m.:

Musical performance : Passe-Moé la Puck – Hommage aux colocs

 

Sunday, June 18 (Father's day)

12:00 p.m.:

The Mondial de la bière invites your father!  Show-up with your dad on Sunday, June 18 between noon and 6 p.m. and the Mondial will double your purchase!

1:30 p.m.:

« SURPRISE COUNTRIES» guided tour

 

REMINDER

Date:

June 14 to 18, 2017   

New schedule:

Wednesday to Sat. from 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. / Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Site:

Palais des Congrès (exterior terrace on the Esplanade)


201, rue Viger Ouest, Montréal, QC H2Z 1H2

Admission:

Free

Transportation:

Place-d'Armes metro station

Tasting:

$1.00 per tasting coupon

Cost:

2 coupons and up per tasting

Quantity:

2 ounces per tasting

 

For more information, please visit our website  www.festivalmondialbiere.qc.ca or our social networks :
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube : @Mondialbiere
Official Hashtag : #mondialbiere

 

SOURCE Le Mondial de la bière

For further information: For the media: Katia Bouchard, Katchouk Communications, katia@katchouk.com, 514-912-1838

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