Here are the winners from the 22nd Annual Garden City Brewfest, as judged by the Zoo City Zymurgists, Missoula’s homebrewing club:
Best Pale Ale: Sweetgrass Pale Ale, Grand Teton Brewing Co.
Best Strong Ale: Pack Train Double IPA, Big Sky Brewing Co.
Best Wheat/Rye Beer: Salmon Fly Honey Rye, Madison River Brewing Co.
Best Belgian Style Beer: Spring Saison, Wildwood Brewery
Best Bock Beer: Dump Truck Summer Bock, Bayern Brewing Co.
Best Fruit Beer: Superfuzz Blood Orange Pale, Elysian Brewing Co.
Best IPA: Single Malt IPA, Blackfoot River Brewing Co.
Best Lager: Schwarzbier, Bayern Brewing Co.
Best Light Hybrid Ale: Yellowstone Golden Ale, Lewis and Clark Brewing Co.
Best Dark Ale: Back Country Scottish Ale, Lewis and Clark Brewing Co.
Best Montana Beer: Back Country Scottish Ale, Lewis and Clark Brewing Co.
Best of Show: Back Country Scottish Ale, Lewis and Clark Brewing Co.
Congratulations to all the winners and to the Missoula Downtown Association for another successful brewfest to cap off Missoula Craft Beer Week. The full list of beers judged for the competition is available at this link.