Fifteen Montana breweries were awarded a combined twenty six medals at the North American Beer Awards on June 2, 2018. The competition is held in Idaho Falls each year in early June in conjunction with the Mountain Brewers Beer Fest. Organized by the North American Brewers Association, this well regarded competition is conducted as a single blind sampling followed by rank ordering of the entries within a category.
406 Brewing Co.
Silver – Run-off Brown – English-Style Brown Ale
Bitter Root Brewing Co.
Gold – Barley Ridge Nut Brown Ale – English-Style Brown Ale
Bozeman Brewing Co.
Gold – Gallagator Doppel Bock – Doppelbock
Gold – Solar Power Super Bock – Helles BockMaibock
Silver – Bozone Amber Ale Altbier
Bronze – The Great One Double Red – Imperial Red Ale
Bridger Brewing Co.
Gold – Ghost Town Coffee Stout – Coffee Beers
Bunkhouse Brewing Co.
Silver – Ding Dong Stout – Chocolate/Cocoa Beers
Cabinet Mountain Brewing Co.
Gold – Ross Creek Red – American-Style Amber Ale
Canyon Creek Brewing
Gold – Copper – Scottish-Style Heavy
Silver – Rob Moore Abbey Ale – Dubbel
Silver – Eau Tableau – Belgian-Style Pale Ale
Draught Works Brewery
Silver – Lemon Meringue Sour – American-Style Wild or Sour Ale
Silver – Daywalker – American-Style Amber Ale
Great Northern Brewing Co.
Gold – Good Med Montana Red Ale 11C – American-Style Strong Ale
Silver – Going to the Sun IPA – English-Style India Pale Ale
Kalispell Brewing Co.
Bronze – Winter at Noon Dunkel – Munich-Style Dark
Lewis and Clark Brewing Co.
Gold – Miners Gold Hefeweizen – American-Style Hefeweizen
Bronze – Tumbleweed IPA – English-Style India Pale Ale
Map Brewing Co., Bozeman, MT
Silver – Speedy G Tequila Gose – Flavored Gose
Bronze – Asphyxiation – Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale
Mountains Walking Brewery
Gold – Grazing Clouds – Hazy or New England-Style India Pale Ale
Red Lodge Ales Brewing Co.
Gold – Liver Eatin Dunkelweizen – American-Style Dark Wheat Ale/Hefeweizen
Gold – Last Chance Pearfection – Draft Cider, Farmhouse Style Cider and Apple Wine
Silver – Last Chance Orchard Run – Draft Cider, Farmhouse Style Cider and Apple Wine
Silver – Last Chance Flathead Cherry 19C – Fruit Flavored Ciders and Perrys
The full list of winners by brewery and by styles is available here.