Best Montana Brews?

Discussion in 'Mountain' started by Huffaroma, Jul 31, 2013.

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  1. Huffaroma

    Huffaroma Disciple (327) Jan 2, 2012 Montana

    Just wondering what is your favorite MT beer that you've tried lately or best overall?

    Favorite overall Old Stache by Tamrack Brewing in Lakeside
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  2. jake65

    jake65 Initiate (147) Nov 4, 2008 Idaho

    Most recently Three Spirits at Uberbrew. Possibly the best MT beer I've had to date. Bozeman House Bill 400 is a close 2nd.
  3. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Poo-Bah (5,091) Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
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    Ivan The Terrible.
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  4. loren01

    loren01 Champion (830) Mar 11, 2004 Washington

    Obviously a ton of people give a crap about the MT beer scene...ok I'll play along.
    1. Blackfoot river ipa
    2. Flathead centennial ipa
    3. Carter's derailed
  5. Oxymoron

    Oxymoron Meyvn (1,471) Aug 14, 2005 Colorado

    I have been impressed with every Blackfoot River beer I have tied. Never been but tired a few growlers.
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    IDABEERGUY Devotee (489) Jun 18, 2013 Idaho

    Big Sky IPA is killer! Going to the Sun IPA,Headstrong Pale Ale,Bent Nail IPA are all good. The Juice Double IPA from Madison River brewing is a bomb of a beer,hoppy and packs a punch at 9% abv,my favorite Montana brew so far. Have has some others as well,some great beer in Montana for sure!!!
  7. DeekNayvuz

    DeekNayvuz Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2012 Montana

    Rye Sally Sally from Tamarack, Tumbleweed IPA from Lewis and Clark, Single Hop Ale from Bitterroot, 2nd on Flathead Centennial and Big Sky Ipa.
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  8. GeezLynn

    GeezLynn Champion (856) May 10, 2009 Colorado

    Most everything Blackfoot River does is good to great. Tumbleweed is my favorite MT IPA and Lewis & Clark seems to have gotten more creative since they opened their new taproom. The barrel aged weizenbock was particularly good last time I visited.

    I'd add that Carter's is the best of the Billings breweries. Also, I was pleasantly surprised with Bayern's (new) dopplebock Bakken Bock.
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  9. Rbald42

    Rbald42 Initiate (0) Apr 15, 2008 Minnesota

    Blackfoot double citra when it's available. I really like the stuff from Draughtworks. For an every day beer, Boxcar Brown is pretty good too. The distro here sucks and lots of mediocre breweries but the support for local brews is great here.
  10. jake65

    jake65 Initiate (147) Nov 4, 2008 Idaho

    I love Carters, except their hours. Best saison I've had from a MT brewery.
  11. BowserBrewing

    BowserBrewing Initiate (0) Feb 23, 2013 Montana

    Thanks Dick way to NOT vote for your brothers beer. :slight_smile:
  12. Flathead_Monster

    Flathead_Monster Initiate (147) Nov 14, 2013 Montana

    Compared to most small (population-wise) states, Montana produces a good amount quality beers. As the OP said, Old Stache is good. I like Bayern's Dragon's Breath, it's an under appreciated style. Glacier Brewing's Glacier Select is a solid beer as well.
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