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Two medals for Petit-Sault at the ACBAs!

Two beers from Edmundston's Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault have won medals at the Atlantic Canada Beer Awards which were held yesterday in Halifax.

Tante Blanche, an authentic Belgian wit won a gold medal in Belgian specialty beer category. Bonhomme Sept-Heures, a strong pumpkin ale, won a bronze medal in the fruit and fields category. Both are seasonal beers. Tante Blanche is available from May to September while Bonhomme Sept-Heures is available from September to November.

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The judges received 257 submissions from 35 craft breweries and cideries from Atlantic Canada. They presented 42 medals in various categories. The awards gala was held in Halifax on Sunday.

"We're thrilled that our brewery, still very young, continues to perform in this way in various competitions. We are also very proud of the work of our brewing team and all our employees who are dedicated to producing top-quality beer, "said brewery General Manager André Léger.

Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault craft brewery is located at the Place du Vieux poste downtown Edmundston, New Brunswick. It opened in July 2014. More than 80 shareholders contributed to the realization of this business in Edmundston.

Twenty beers brimming with character, seasonal or permanent, have been brewed since the official opening and the spectacular arrival on the market of the brewery's first beers, Bob LeBoeuf and Tante Blanche.  The brewery's beers are now available across New Brunswick, in bars, restaurants and branches NB Liquor, as well as in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Soon, Soeur Catherine IPA will available at various SAQs across Quebec.


CONTACT: André Léger, CEO, 506.733.1313, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Monica Martin named assistant general manager

monicaThe Board of Directors of Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault is pleased to announce the appointment of Mad. Monica Martin as Assistant General Manager.

With a degree in French Studies and Public Administration, Monica has worked in the fields of post-secondary education and public service, including at the Department of Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour, where she had the opportunity expand her program management skills.

She was also part of the organizing team of the 2014 World Acadian Congress as an administrative manager, a job that allowed her to be actively involved in the implementation of a major and unprecedented event in the region.

Lively and energetic, Monica was also co-owner and founder of the renowned Café Artishow in Petit-Rocher, New Brunswick.

"Monica comes to us with a rather varied wealth of experience and knowledge and she will be a valuable asset in the growth of the brewery," explained the CEO, André Léger. "Her work will consist mainly in marketing and the development of the Brewtique in addition to being in charge of human resources. We are very proud to welcome her to our team. "

Mrs. Martin started work on Monday, Oct. 17. The brewery now has a team of six full-time employees and three part-time employees.


CONTACT: André Léger, CEO, 506.733.1313, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Prestigieux prix pour les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault!

C’est dans le cadre du Gala de la petite et moyenne entreprise qui se déroulait ce soir au Palais des congrès d’Edmundston que les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault ont appris que la microbrasserie se méritait le prestigieux prix d’Entreprise de l’année décerné par le Comité de développement économique du Madawaska.


Depuis une trentaine d’années, les organismes économiques du Madawaska, incluant les différentes Chambres de commerce, la CBDC, la Ville d'Edmundston et autres partenaires, organisent ce prestigieux gala pour reconnaître des entreprises qui se démarquent sur le territoire. Cette année, le grand prix a été remporté par Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault d’Edmundston.

« Nous avons connu une année phénoménale, tant au niveau des ventes que de notre visibilité. Nos bières ont remporté d’importants prix et nous avons participé à plusieurs évènements ici et ailleurs. Être couronnée Entreprise de l’année, après à peine un an d’existence, c’est à la fois totalement inattendu, mais également gage de notre passion, » de commenter le directeur général André Léger.

Au-delà de 500 personnes étaient présentes au grand Gala qui vient clôturer une semaine complète d’activités soulignant la Semaine de la PME au Madawaska. C’est d’ailleurs Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault qui avaient donné le coup d’envoi à la Semaine de la PME en donnant la conférence d’ouverture lors d’un diner organisé par la Chambre de commerce d’Edmundston.

Rappelons que la microbrasserie Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault, située à la Place du Vieux poste au centre-ville d’Edmundston, ouvrait ses portes en juillet 2014. Plus de 80 actionnaires ont permis la réalisation de cette entreprise à Edmundston.

Plus de 15 bières débordantes de caractère, saisonnières ou permanentes ont été brassées depuis l’ouverture officielle et l’arrivée fracassante sur le marché de Bob LeBoeuf et Tante Blanche. Les produits de la microbrasserie sont maintenant offerts partout au Nouveau-Brunswick, dans des bars, restaurants et succursales d’Alcool NB. Depuis quelques mois, certains produits des Brasseurs du Petit-Sault sont également offerts à l’Ile-du-Prince-Édouard.


CONTACT : André Léger, directeur général, 506.733.1313, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Three more medals for Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault

acba-logo2015Petit-Sault Brewers of Edmundston are on a roll! Three of their beers raked in medals at the Atlantic Canada Beer Awards held yesterday in Halifax. 

The Edmundston microbrewery made a clean sweep of the Belgian Specialty Ale category. The new dubbel Simonet Hébert, launched for Small Business Week, brought in the gold. The very popular and highly anticipated seasonal La Buckdjeuve, coming back in November, took home the silver, while the Maxime Albert, a Belgian Trippel that will be released in December, was awarded a bronze medal. 

"These medals are a testament to the excellent work of our brewers and their commitment to offering high quality beers, day after day. We are extremely pleased to see that our craft brewery, which just celebrated its first anniversary, continues to perform well in different competitions, on both the Atlantic and Canadian levels," says brewery General Manager André Léger. 

andre-entrevueBusiness is running smoothly for this young company located in the Place du Vieux Poste downtown Edmundston. Mr. Léger was guest speaker today at a luncheon organized by the Edmundston Chamber of Commerce to launch Small Business Week.

Mr. Léger provided an overview of the business model used in the development of the microbrewery, that was launched thanks to the support of 82 shareholders. He added that several projects are in development, including an expansion to increase production capacity. "We are almost at full production capacity right now which is why we want to expand. More details will be announced early next year," Mr. Léger told the attendees. 

He concluded by saying: "We are lucky that we can count on the on-going support and confidence of our shareholders and our financial partners. Without them, none of this would be possible."


CONTACT: André Léger, General Manager, 506.733.1313, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


La Kedgwick, one of the three best pils in Canada!

La Kedgwick, new pilsner from Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault of Edmundston, New Brunswick, took home a bronze medal at the Canadian Brewing Awards!

True craft lager brewed downtown Edmundston, La Kedgwick won the bronze in the « European Style Lager » Saturday evening at the Canadian Brewing Awards Gala held in Niagara Falls. This is the most prestigious brewing award in the country.

La Kedgwick was up against some big names in the brewing industry. King Brewery of Ontario won the gold while Canoe Brewpub of Victoria took home the silver medal.


« All the credit goes to our brewers Gavin Anderson and Jason Dionne. These are extremely creative and professional brewers who are dedicated to brewing high quality craft beer. We are very proud to have won this awardl after being in operation for less than a year,” says Brasseurs du Petit-Sault General Manager André Léger.

A record number of 1200 beers and ciders were submitted by over 200 Canadian breweries. Beers and ciders were placed in 41 categories. Some of the judges are Master Cicerones (highest certification in the world).

This is the second important award for Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault. Last fall, the Bob LeBoeuf Belgian Ale won the bronze medal at the Atlantic Canada Craft Brewing Awards. Moosehead Brewery and Red Rover Craft Cider are the other two New Brunswick winners.

Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault Inc. ss a craft brewery in Edmundston that develops, brews and sells high quality Belgian inspired craft beers. The microbrewery is owned by a group of 80 shareholders and is located in Edmundston’s old police station. The brewery has a brewhouse and a brewtique for off-site consumption.


CONTACT: Mychèle Poitras, Communications and marketing, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Petit-Sault Brewers to honour Edmundston’s Lancaster Bomber with an upcoming brew

- With the recent announcement that Edmundston’s KB882 Lancaster Bomber will be making its way west to the Alberta Aviation Museum, Petit-Sault Brewers will honour this Canadian icon which has been part of Edmundston’s scenery at the municipal airport for over 50 years, with a new brew coming out March 30th.


The Society for the Preservation of the Edmundston Lancaster recently announced that it was recommending that the bomber be sent to the Alberta Aviation Museum to insure its future, due to lack of funding for such a project locally. Understanding the urgency of the situation, Edmundston City Council supported the group of volunteers. The bomber will be dismantled and moved sometime this summer by a group of specialists from the Alberta Aviation Museum.

« We usually honour local heroes with our beers, local characters who are part of our history. This plane has been an icon by the Transcanada highway for 50 years and is a true Canadian hero. We decided to brew a beer in honour of this old bird, to pay our homage and to commemorate her long stay in Edmundston,” says Mychèle Poitras, the brewery’s communications director and also president of the Society for the Preservation of the Edmundston Lancaster.

The "special edition" beer is a marvelous märzen, an amber lager brewed with a different type of yeast usually used by the brewers. The "Lancaster KB882" will be available in limited quantity at the Brewtique as of March 30th. It will also be available in select NB Liquor growler filling stations over coming weeks.


SOURCE : Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault

CONTACT : Mychèle Poitras, Communications, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.