Events for Day Three of Missoula Craft Beer Week

Did you get down to the Top Hat to see The Beer Hunter documentary about Michael Jackson last night?  If you did, you no doubt got some of Bitter Root Brewing’s fantastic Red Dread or Citra IPA.  Perhaps you kicked off the evening with one of Kettlehouse Brewing’s special release beers?  Or did you combine great food, great beer and great discussion with Flathead Lake Brewing Co.’s brewers? 

Guess what? Day Three of Missoula Craft Beer Week has more:


Montana Beer Blind Tasting: All Day. || The Rhino. 158 Ryman St. $7 for a flight of four 7 oz. Montana-made beers. You just have to tell us which ones they are. Correct answers get a prize. Then we’ll draw from all the winners for a grand prize!

Kettlehouse Female Cream Ale Firkin Tapping: 2:00 p.m. || Kettlehouse Northside. Join the K-hole crew for a special release of Female Cream Ale, straight from the Firkin’s mouth. 

“How Beer is Made” Tour: 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. (time changed!) || Thirst Gear. Every wonder how beer is made in a professional brewery? Get a unique behind-the-scenes look at how beer is made, from grain selection and milling, to mashing, ferementation, and bottling. Stops at Missoula breweries (with beer!). Led by Mike Howard, owner/brewer of upcoming Missoula brewery, Great Burning Brewing Co. Includes two free beers. $35.

Sweet and Sour Dinner: 6:00 p.m. || Caffe Dolce. 500 Brooks St. Get ready for another epic taste bud explosion from the talented crew at Caffe Dolce. In this unique event, sweet dishes will be paired with sour beers and sour dishes will be paired with sweet beers. Plus, you will hear from one of the masters of American sours, David Brendgard, the new lead brewer for Flathead Lake Brewing Company, who spearheaded the sour beer and cellaring program for Deschutes Brewery in Oregon. Advance reservations are required. 

FREE Mini Brew Demo: 7:00 p.m. || Chapman Home Brew. 2330 S. Higgins. Have you thought of making your own beer but do not have the money or space for doing 5 gallon batches? Join us for a demonstration of very small scale beer brewing (~1 gallon batches) Tuesday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. Brewing small batches is also a great way to test recipes before committing to bigger batches.  Advance reservations are required, so give them a call to see if they can still fit you in. 406.549.1111.

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