Pub BreWskey

Pub BreWskeyPub BreWskey
Pub BreWskeyPub BreWskey
Brewery, Bar, Eatery

380 Rue Saint-Paul E
Montréal, Quebec, H2Y 1H2

(514) 507-2739 | map

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Photo of cratez
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Visited on a recent work trip to Montreal.

Had the following beers on tap:
Pub BreWskey Pearl Harvest - Wet Hop Pale Ale
Pub BreWskey P-Nut Buster - Sweet/Milk Stout
Pub BreWskey Newgrounds #5 Galaxy - NE IPA

They ranged from mediocre to above average. Food was good as I enjoyed my steak and fries, but the prices were a bit high ($33 for my dish). Had an interesting conversation with two of the patrons, mostly about politics. My overall experience was pleasant, and I would probably come back, even though the beer quality wasn't as strong as I expected.

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Photo of TheDoctor
4.03/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

I can't believe I have never gone here before. The problem is that anytime I thought of it over the past couple years I was in the area working in the middle of the day. Even though that really isn't much of an excuse, that's what I'm going with.

A very nice spot with good beer in a part of town without much of anything in the way of good beer. The bar spans two floors and looks out both sides of the historic Marché Bonsecours. The bar downstairs is much roomier and has a bigger tap list (approx. 24 taps) They feature a pretty wide variety of decent beers brewed in house as well as a respectable little selection of Quebec breweries including some bottles and cans as well as a full bar. They brew everything in house and in the lower bar you have a view of their brewhouse, tucked away in a corner, in addition to a view of the water, ferris wheel, Church, street, etc. They have food and although I didn't eat much, what I had was good. Very good service as well. Maybe not the end-all-be-all of brewpubs; but at the moment, in this part of town it is absolutely the best place you can go for beer. I'll be back.

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Photo of Digimaika2
4.03/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

We've been a few times over the last couple of years. It's great having a quality craft beer lineup in old port. Most of their roughly 12 taps are Pub Brewskey with some guests. Their own beers are very good. On our last trip earlier in August we had their Beloya (coffee IPA), Session IPA, Underground #3 (DIPA?) and Hazy IPA. All of them were truly excellent. Vibe/crowd is more tourist driven (ourselves included) but the physical location has a sizeable basement or nice outdoor covered patio. Service we've noticed has improved over the years and on our recent trip the staff were responsive, very pleasant and knowledgeable about their beers. Food is elevated pub grub and decent tasting but quite pricey, even for old port. As a result, on our last trip we just enjoyed brews and ate elsewhere. Definitely worth a visit for their beers alone especially in that area.

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Photo of Boto
4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

In the Old Montreal section of the city. Stopped by for dinner and a beer during a recent visit. We sat in the outdoor sidewalk area. The beer selection was good: I think they had 12 taps of their own beers. I tried a couple of full pours, and my wife had a sampler. All were decent. We also had dinner. It was pretty much a pub menu, and all the food was good. Very attentive service too. A worthwhile stop.

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Photo of 3Vandoo
4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Everything that I heard about this place was a huge misconception. Me and the wife went to a Designer Clothing Sales that was happening actually in the same building and we walked by when leaving and we said “why not”.

First the place is small; maybe 45-60 seats and I was lucky enough to be there at the same time as two bachelors parties. The interior was pretty nice, small cozy and a staff of happy tattooed millennials. The beer selection was more than adequate with a bit of everything; I tried their Hazy IPA and their Pilsner; which were very decent. In term of food, yes the prices might be a steep wee expensive than other places but the quality and portions. My wife let a huge “Oh f….” when she saw the Calamari’s entrée, the nachos were pretty decent with a Salsa Verde but as I am a fan of Onion Rings I was expecting the McCain commercial beer battered rings that everybody has. NO!! Homemade rings; each rings were the size of a Donuts! I kind of felt in love with the place, except it is in Old Montreal.. boo..

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Photo of PapaGoose03
3.85/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

My wife and I were in town on a tour bus trip and were released from the group to find lunch on our own, so this was the closest place with a good beer list per the BA Places feature. There is a covered outdoor seating area at street level in front of the entrance, but the interior pub is down a flight of stairs into a lower level of the building. It's a small place inside and no one was sitting in there on a nice day, so we joined everyone else and sat at a table on the patio. The interior of the pub has good vibe, so this place has great surroundings even if you're stuck inside.

There were 14 beers on the tap list, 9 of them being BreWskey beers plus 5 guest offerings. We chose a sampler flight of 4 of the BreWskey beers to go with our lunch. We gave each of them a 3.75 rating (out of 5), so beer quality must have good consistency here. All were brewed very well to style and had characteristics that exceeded style, but none of the four was judged as exceptional. Some of their beers on the menu used imaginative ingredients, so these are not all your run-of-the-mill offerings.

The food menu was equally imaginative, and we really liked what we ordered. The pub offers a full bar including wines for the non-beer lovers. This brewpub is highly recommended.

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Photo of TTague
4.7/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Great find in Old Montreal. Food selections were top notch. Had the combo or beef and salmon tartare which were both great. Side of poutine of course.
Beer options were excellent. Nice mix of their own drafts as well as guest selections. Strong showings with their Brotherhood NE style and Kilogramme APA (hazy and juicy but more bitter rind flavors than Brotherhood).
Really enjoyed our meal and drinks!

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Photo of kevINSIGHT
4.54/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Neat dive-like bar in a basement in old Montreal. It has a patio and excellent craft beers on tap. Had a flight with very good advice from the staff. Will definitely stop in next time in Old Montreal

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Photo of papat444
3.89/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Small pub in the basement of Marche Bonsecours. Cozy, warm, inviting though couldn't fit more than 40 sitting. 12 taps with 1 or 2 house taps. I like this place, will likely come back.

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Photo of jkeezell
4.45/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Really cool unexpected find in old town Montreal. The bar is downstairs and has a really interesting steampunk feel with great 70s and 80s music. Bartenders are extremely nice and knowledgeable. Beer is a great selection of ~12 local Quebec beers. A bit pricey at $8 but worth a trip!

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Pub BreWskey in Montréal, QC, Canada
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