Montana Winners at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival

I’m a little late in sharing the news, but Montana breweries picked up more medals at the beer competition held in conjunction with the Great American Beer Festival.  Winners were announced at a ceremony held in Denver, CO on October 7. Judges awarded 293 medals in 98 beer categories covering 161 different beer styles in…

Montana Winners at the Great American Beer Festival

The Great American Beer Festival is down to its last day in Denver, CO, and the winners of the annual competition were announced during a ceremony this morning. For 2014 there were 5,507 entries in the commercial side of the competition. Montana’s big win came from Missoula’s Draught Works Brewery which was named Very Small…

Winning Beers for the 2014 Garden City Brewfest

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…

2nd Helena Ales for Trails Brewfest is Friday, May 11

Helena’s 2nd Annual Ales for Trails fundraising event takes place this Friday, May 20, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds. Helena Ales for Trails exists to invest in the community by investing in the Helena trail system. Tickets are $10 in advance ($15 at the door) and are available…

Montana Winners at World Beer Cup

The 2012 Brewers Association World Beer Cup took place this past week in connection with the Craft Brewers Conference in San Diego and some Montana breweries took home some nice medals. In the American-Style Wheat Beer category,  Montana Brewing Co. (Billings) took the Gold Medal for Whitetail Wheat while Lewis & Clark Brewing Co. (Helena)…

Plenty of Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

This Saturday there will be no shortage of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations involving good craft beer (yes, even green beer), live music and tasty dishes all across Montana. So feel free to raise a pint, toast your inner Leprechaun and enjoy the day, and, as always, be safe out there. Bones Brewing Pub & Eatery will…

Brewmaster’s Dinner in Helena, Sunday Oct. 10

If you’re in the Helena, MT area this weekend you won’t want to miss this opportunity to get some great beer paired with great food and all the fun that goes with it.  Blackfoot River Brewing, Lewis and Clark Brewing, Topper’s Cellar and Bert and Ernie’s Saloon and Grill are sponsoring a Brewmaster’s Dinner to…