Brasserie Artisanale Albion | Joliette, Quebec
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Brasserie Artisanale Albion
Good based on 11 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

408 Boulevard Manseau
Joliette, Quebec Canada J6E 3E1 [ print map ]
450 7597482 | facebook

Hours: Everyday from 2pm

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Brasserie Artisanale Albion

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Beer Available At Brasserie Artisanale Albion (arranged by most recent)
Albion Cuvée Charles 94, Albion 150 , Albion Arctic Ale , Albion Porter Victorien 1848 , Albion Smeocan , Albion Cuvée Éliane , Albion Falcon Punch , Albion Stout Écossais 86, Albion Wendigo , Albion Nelson Sauvin IPA , Albion Double Stout , Albion X Ale 66, Albion Réserve de Durin (fût de vin rouge) , Albion Bitter 95, Albion Aurea , Albion Kamehameha! , Albion Imperial Russian Stout 1848 , Albion Porter L’Ancêtre 79, Albion Windsor Ale
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11 reviews for Brasserie Artisanale Albion
 Ambiance  93%
 Service  83%
 Selection  72%
 Food  60%
 Value  82%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  84%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Quevillon  (235) Boisbriand, Quebec | April 4, 2011| Updated April 5, 2011
Visited on April 3, 2011. A very cozy and warm four room brewpub set in a old house in downtown Joliette, it is one of the nicest beer place I’ve been. I sat in the bar room, it felt comfortable with the natural light and it’s even better with a pint of beer. On my first visit, I try two of their beer, the porter was good, but the bitter was for me the best I ever had in this style. I had the privilege to visit the brewery itself, their equipment quand only brew a 100 liters at a time and the room itself is smaler then my bathroom, but that does not stop them from making good beer. Here is your reason to go to Joliette!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Alexd8  (4) Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette, Quebec | July 30, 2014
Quel jolie Brewpub au coeur d’une charmante ville. Comment ne pas tomber sous le charme. Personnels courtois, et bien au fait de leurs produits. Tout nous emmène dans la détente et donc prédisponsé à déguster. Les bières sont biens, mais l’ensemble les emmène à un autre niveau. Comme quoi, la dégustation du vin et de la bière restera toujours subjective!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
tom10101  (216) Quebec | December 6, 2013
Nice brewpub located downtown Joliette in a superb old Victorian house. There’s multiple rooms where you can sit and I felt very comfortable there. Music wasn’t too loud even if we went on a Friday night. Service was really fast and really friendly. Good selection of house beers including 2 beers on cask and 1 on a creamer. Everything we tried (5 beers total) was good to pretty good. Their bitter is world-class. One 12 oz wasn’t enough, I ordered a pint! Price were very good. The only food they had was nachos, which was quite good. I have heard good things about this place prior to my visit and I can confirm that it’s great. I would love to have a brewpub like this one near home. I need to come back sooner than later.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
extremely_loud  (5) Montréal, | December 5, 2013
Petit pub installé dans une maison centenaire. On y présente quelques spectacles dans la petite seule, mais généralement on diffuse de la musique indie-rock-pop. C’est parfois achalandé, mais règle générale on trouve une place assise sans problème, surtout l’été avec la grande terrasse. Les serveurs/serveuses connaissent très bien leurs produits, sont accessibles et courtois. Ils peuvent vous faire goûter et vous aider à trouver la bière qui vous convient. Les bières sont règle générale d’inspiration anglaise ancestrale, avec quelques digressions. Si vous le voulez, le brasseur, lorsqu’il est présent, répondra à vos questions avec un enthousiasme impressionnant pour son art. On y fait des moyennes batchs, mais jusqu’à maintenant j’ai toujours trouvé qu’il y avait une bonne sélection pour la taille de l’endroit (au moins 6?), à un prix régulier. Parmi les bières régulières, il y a toujours une ou deux sortes offertes casks, et parfois on sert des éditions limitées plus dispendieuses. Côté nourriture, on offre seulement des nachos, et seulement avant 11H... Dommage, car c’est quand même très bon et avec un excellent prix (de mémoire, 7$ pour une assiette qui sert facilement deux-trois personnes). Par contre, une rumeur persiste qu’on veut élargir le choix et offrir plusieurs plats. À voir !
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
TaktikMTL  (256) Montréal, Quebec | February 27, 2013
Établissement visité le vendredi 15 février vers 20h00. Ambiance: Maison victorienne transformé en bar. On y trouve 3 sections individuelles. Musique rock en toile de fond. Service: Superbe service qui connaît super bien les bières servies et leur histoire. Sélection: 7 bières maisons en plus deux version en cask. (189e rating d’établissement).
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
GarnotingPete  (41) Montréal, Quebec | February 15, 2013
Visité 15/02/13 vers 14h00. Sympathique pub chaleureux où un patchwork de meubles usés plutôt bien réussi est réparti en plusieurs pièces appelant à la causerie. Beau bar bien organisé situé au coeur de l’action. Faunes de curieux et d’habitués. Ambiance musicale décontractée, assumée et sans chichi. Le brasseur, disponible et sympathique, explique qu’il se spécialise dans les bières anglaises, les vieilles recettes et autrement historiques. Le service est lui aussi fort sympathique, bien informé, rapide, bref, dur à battre. 13 lignes de fût, 2 casks et quelques bouteilles constituent leur arsenal. Des prix fort raisonnables. Bref, très belle expérience!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Rastacouere  (664) Montreal, Quebec | November 15, 2011
A recent addition to the Quebec beer scene, Albion is ran by an historian who has a tendency to research and recreate old beer styles. To expand on his message, his brewpub is settles in an historical, pretty house, multi-roomed on the borders of Joliette’s downtown. The place seems to be especially popular with nearby Cégep college students. A shining star in his project is his insistance for small batches (initially less than 100 liters a batch, though I understand this has been upgraded) in order to maximize freshness. A remarkable effort on which future disgressions will be promptly forgiven as tiresome that practice must be. His foundations, on the other hand, lie in the English ales reign and he does a fine cask pull. I was not necessarily fond of all the beers i’ve had here. Although I found the execution to b neat, I found a few to be rather dull, simplistic examples. On the other hand, I absolutely adore the Bitter, that I believe to be the best new beer in Quebec of the last year, by a good margin, a beer that had me travelling back in Britain immediately and that I can never drink in more than 8-10 gulps, the very epitome of a session ale, under 4% and immensely tasty.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
LadySusan  (104) Ste-Therese, Quebec | June 30, 2011
This is a place to come to Albion is situaded in an century old house that is very welcoming.The decor is a mix of old and new and each room in the house has a certain appeal. The service is excellent and they know about the beers.As for the beers you will not be disappointed. Cannot wait to got back.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
JulienHuxley  (317) Trois-Rivières, Quebec | March 3, 2011
Very pretty brewpub located in an old victorian mansion where you can litterally walk around the different rooms looking for the spot you prefer. Service was good, but then again we were alone in the pub for long parts of the evening. They had a selection of 4 of their own beers on tap and the barman told us the number of their own beers is going to rise gradually over the next year. The bitter and the stout were really good, but all their beers I tried were well done. The value is very good, the pints are cheap and the minimal food served is also very affordable and good value. I would certainly recommend this visit to anyone passing by.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere  (469) Ottawa, Ontario | January 2, 2011
Located in a super nice old Victorian mansion in downtown Joliette (reminded me of the cheshire Cat in Carp), with the drinking area being small and cosey, old school British pub. No kitchen so very basic food. 4 to 5 beers from them always available, with another 6 guest taps. Friendly service. Pricey sampler at 6.50$for 4 3 on pours.

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