Tamarack Brewing Company

Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

231 W Front St
Missoula, Montana, 59802-4301
United States

(406) 830-3113 | map

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jbarry3000 from North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Aug 20, 2018
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back933 from Arizona

4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

May 22, 2018
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Edie from Oklahoma

3.59/5  rDev -13.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Aug 15, 2017
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flagmantho from Washington

3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I stopped in at Tamarack Brewing for a beer and some dinner on my recent trip to Missoula. They had 12 taps, 8 regulars and 4 seasonals. I had the dry stout on nitro and was well-enough pleased with it. Vibe is that of a standard brewpub; nothing remarkable but nice enough, and the service was good. I had the fish & chips for dinner and it was a huge portion and darn tasty. Tamarack has a full liquor license, so they can serve beer past 8 o'clock.

Jul 06, 2016
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Anaxagoris from Washington

3.78/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

May 25, 2015
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epaled from Alaska

4.7/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Switchback stout: I am back in Ireland
Stunning visual in the pour, rock solid in the mouth.

May 15, 2015
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sporklift87 from Colorado

4.59/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Fun bar and restaurant. Great food at decent prices. Their keg nachos are actually delivered on the top of an old keg with a huge portion. Great selection of beers. Both stories have a bar and plenty of seating. Fast and friendly service. Bayou cajun burger is a must try.

Mar 29, 2015
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brouwer from Montana

3.73/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Mar 19, 2015
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80x2HopHead from Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +9%

Oct 07, 2014
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cyrushire from Florida

4/5  rDev -3.1%

Aug 27, 2014
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gehlbach from Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.1%

Aug 09, 2014
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BradTull from Montana

4.5/5  rDev +9%

Jun 12, 2014
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MTScotchAleLover from Montana

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Mar 16, 2014
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Sicem99 from North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Dec 28, 2013
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BillRoth from Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Oct 20, 2013
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andy_c from Utah

3.71/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Got here a little late on a Friday in time for the reverse happy hour. All their beer at $3 a pint which was a pretty good deal. Had a nice Pale Ale and some pub fare. I could see this place being pretty busy earlier in the evening. No sales tax in this state either, so everything sorta seems like a discount if you are from out of town like I was.

Aug 20, 2013
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DroolingMoose from Montana

4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.5

The Tamarack is my favorite place to drink beer. The food is phenomenal for the price and you get huge servings, which is nice when you want to share. Pints here are also 4 dollars for their brews. There are also guest beers from time to time which can cost up to 7 dollars for a pint/snifter. Lambic is also 7$. The atmosphere is rustic but classy. Only downfall is that it can get so loud because of all the patrons.

Jul 01, 2013
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jera1350 from Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Massive two level place with outdoor seating right by the river walk. At least a dozen beers to choose from with all malt used coming from Montana. Had th bourbon barrel red which was outstanding and the IPA which was okay. Not very hoppy, but descent. Very nice menu covering a wide range of tastes. Huge portions. Service was good although our waitress talked a bit fast and seemed in a bit of a rush to keep up. Overall, a great place.

Jun 09, 2013
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zhanson88 from California

4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Visited Tamarack once during a recent expedition to Missoula. The place is huge with two levels and ample seating on each. We sat on the upper level at the bar. Very cool place with a nice open and friendly atmosphere. Service was good. As far as selection, there was about 12-15 taps from the brewery with a great variety of styles, ranging from light to dark and low ABV to pretty high (10%). Pretty much something for everyone. I had their Cream Stout (very good), their regular Stout (meh) and their X-Mas Ale (decent to good). Probably the highlight of the visit was the food, though. We got the pork nachos, which were incredible and incredibly huge. Definitely some of the best nachos I've had in a while. If that is representative of the rest of the menu, it must be awesome. Overall, really really liked Tamarack and will definitely try to go back at some point.

Jan 06, 2013
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TheSevenDuffs from Canada

4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Visited a couple of times on a recent trip to Missoula.

This place is absolutely huge with two stories, a bar and a patio. The beer selection was quite good with arounnd 10-12 different styles to choose from, including a few seasonal offerings. I tried 4 or 5 different beers and they ranged from average to very good. Their stout is excellent, and is the beer I would most recommend.

The food was definitely above average and the service was very good. Definitely a must-see place if visiting Missoula.

Oct 03, 2012
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Torontoblue from Canada

4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Nice, big airy room, with a small bar and tables at the front, walk further back into the place and it opens up into a larger dining area, with a patio overlooking the river.

Went here for lunch, so it was very quiet. Beer selection was good; majority rightly being Tamarack’s own, but there were also guest taps from other Montana brewers, which was nice to see. Large chalkboard with the list of beers available was just to the side of the bar. Beers were fresh, and served not too cold!!!

Food was excellent; I went for the Andouille sausage & pulled pork sandwich, along with a pint of the Bitter Root Last Cast Black IPA and a pint of the Tamarack Switchback Stout just to further help wash it all down. Staff were friendly, chatty and helpful.

I wish I had gone back later that night to see how the atmosphere is during the evening.

Nov 03, 2011
Tamarack Brewing Company in Missoula, MT
Place rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 21 ratings