Our Story

In 1993, a home brewing kit was purchased and the seed was planted for the bigger dream. Today, that dream is Orléans’ local micro-brewery where beer is brewed with the best products possible.

Our ambition is to place the ingredients at the heart of our creative process and to let their characteristics express themselves simply and harmoniously.


The malts and hops used are selected from the best varieties around the world, according to their aromatic and taste profiles. No additives, dyes, preservatives and extracts are involved in our production process.


The spices, the ingredients and the people are the most important components of every dish we prepare.

THANK YOU for joining us on this ride.

Press Inquiries
Brewery Questions

yann @ OBCbeer.com

Licensee Sales
Marketing Inquiries

celia @ OBCbeer.com

Events, Group
Kitchen Inquiries

info @ OBCbeer.com


Yann Lemieux

chief everything officer/founder

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Q. What inspired you to switch careers to the craft beer industry?
A. I was turning 40 and my wife jokes she chose me a new career before I chose a new wife. Joking aside, it was the right time to make my dream, since the age of 16, come true.

Q. Favourite beer style to drink:
A. Each occasion has its appropriate beer but it needs to be served in the correct glassware.

Q. What is your current go-to beer, other than one of yours?
A. English Bitter from Flora Hall

Q. Favourite country travelled?
A. Scubadiving in Oman

Q. When not at OBC, where can you find Yann?
A. in the OBC van…

Q. Favourite food?
A. Osso Bucco

Q. What’s your favourite chips?
A. Pringles Salt & Vinegar

Eric Saulis

head brewer

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Q. What inspired you to switch careers to the craft beer industry? 
A. I was working in the food industry, and got interested in the relationship between food and beer. 

Q. Favourite beer style to make?
A. Definitely Stouts. I love the mixing of the dark grain in the mash, and the smell of the mash.

Q. What is your current go-to beer, other than one of yours?
A. Labbatt 50   #guiltypleasure.  Nothing like sitting at a dive bar with a quart of 50.

Q. When not at OBC, where can you find Adam?
A. Usually at home with my fiancee Maria and dog Moe. From time to time I will play hockey, at varying degrees of success.

Q. What’s your favourite donut?
A. Like Bob and Doug McKenzie would say, a jelly. Love the jelly filled donuts.

Q. What is something everyone is surprise to know about you?
A.  That I finished my high schooling in Tokyo, Japan.


and the rest of our team

these are some of the people who help us carry our dream of making and serving great beer.

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Co-founder + Chief Cheerleader of Marketing

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Cask Maker + FOH

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Support Team

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Bison Mobile Driver

to each one of you and to all our volunteers,
thank you!

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4380 INNES RD.
(at Tenth Line)
Ottawa (Orléans)
K4A 3W3

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