Your guide to Trois-Rivières microbreweries
February 7th, 2018
What do Long Nose, Mer Ardente, Assoif’Ale, Fontaine du Diable, Ratchet, Viking, and Blanche de Trois-Rivières all have in common? They are all brewed right here in Trois-Rivières! Beer lovers are spoiled for choice with a growing selection of rousse, lager, black, white, strong, light, dry stout, porter varieties, and more of locally brewed favourites. You’ll always find something to enjoy!
Le Temps d'une Pinte
Great food and artisanal beer is always on the menu at Le Temps d’une Pinte. Dry stout aficionados will love Torréfacteur, while IPA fans will appreciate delicious Long Nose. Let yourself be tempted by a menu featuring Scotch Egg, trout tartar, mock falafels, and their amazing Malakoff a homemade fondue with cheese from F.X. Pichet. And a not-so-secret treat: brunch is served every weekend and holiday. A foodie must for anyone who’s in town!
1645, rue Notre-Dame Centre
Who doesn't love music shows, monthly art exhibits, delicious cuisine, and a pint of thirst-quenching beer? Stop by Gambrinus to get your fill! Groups of over 20 can reserve a tasting to try out the different brews that Gambrinus has on tap. Here’s a tip: Order the Bavaroise, a golden malted beer, with the Snack Anglais featuring cheese fondue made with beer and served with apple slices, veggies, and croutons. Delish!
3160, boulevard des Forges
La Forge du Malt
This new brewery is now serving up its batch of La Forge du Malt to rave reviews that praise its originality and quality. The four partners have a vision based on respecting and understanding the ingredients that go into their beer which is key to creating beers with a perfect balance. Hops lovers in particular will enjoy what’s on offer. Come on by for a pint!
2385, boulevard Thibeau, suite 204
Mauricie Brewery Route
Discover what local breweries and more have to offer along the Mauricie Brewery Route a journey designed to show off the region’s independent breweries, gourmet offerings, and tourist attractions.
Bars & restos
A perfect patio, relaxed atmosphere, creative menu… Le Buck is a local staple for microbrew lovers. The beer selection on offer from Trou du Diable is so impressive that it will take you a while to pick! The beer and food pairing is perfect, the menu changes regularly, and the staff is warm and welcoming. What more could you ask for?
142, rue Saint-François-Xavier
Archibald Microbrasserie has come to Trois-Rivières with such memorable selections as Matante, Chipie, Joufflue, and Coquine and has quickly become a local hangout spot. Enjoy great beer, a fun menu, and great shows!
3965, rue Bellefeuille
La Barik has been around for over 11 years and is one of the city’s favourite spots for those who love a good microbrewery beer! Ask the wait staff for tips on what beer will suit you best. The onsite boutique sells local specialties like onion confit, salad dressing, chocolate, fudge, and gourmet delights. Let yourself be tempted!
4170, boulevard des Forges
Le Marché du Boisé
This 25-year Trois-Rivières staple is a beer-fan favourite, offering over 500 different beers under one roof. If you’ve got a beer in mind, chances are you’ll find it right here! The opening hours are conveniently flexible and tastings are held now and then so you can discover something new.
7055, boulevard des Forges
La Voûte du Malt
Located in Trois-Rivières-Ouest, this is a great place to pick up some 60 microbrewery favourites, as well as spicy sauces and local products. It’s worth the side trip!
5689, boulevard Jean XXIII
Trois-Rivières says cheers!