The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in Montana, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Montana, USA. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1Stone Imperial Russian StoutStone Brewing308399.9
2Ballast Point Victory at Sea Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)142999.8
3Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying357499.7
4Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial StoutHangar 24 Craft Brewery23199.7
5Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Narwhal Imperial StoutSierra Nevada Brewing Company33599.7
6Stone RuinTen IPAStone Brewing113499.6
7North Coast Old Rasputin (Rye Whiskey Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company6599.6
8Stone Enjoy By IPA - UnfilteredStone Brewing12199.6
9Big Sky Ivan the Terrible Imperial Stout - Bourbon BarrelBig Sky Brewing Company39799.6
10Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Black Rye IPAFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)120499.6
11Alpine Beer Company Duet Alpine Beer Company (CA)79999.4
12Chris Banker / Insurgente / Stone Xocoveza Mocha StoutStone Brewing60999.4
13Ballast Point Grapefruit SculpinBallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)111299.3
14Unibroue La TerribleUnibroue (Sapporo)155299.3
15Deschutes Black Butte XXVIIDeschutes Brewery11899.3
16Samuel Smiths Oatmeal StoutSamuel Smith331599.2
17Ballast Point Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)111799
18J.W. Lees Harvest AleJ.W. Lees106199
19Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier UrbockBrauerei Heller154598.9
20Green Flash Imperial IPAGreen Flash Brewing Company148498.9
21Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal StoutRogue Ales237298.9
22Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Company122398.9
23Stone Enjoy By IPA - TangerineStone Brewing10498.8
24Alpine Beer Company Hoppy BirthdayAlpine Beer Company (CA)47998.6
25Ommegang Abbey AleBrewery Ommegang (Duvel-Moortgat)221198.6


These are the best beers, as rated by RateBeerians everywhere, that are brewed by the brewers of this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1Big Sky Ivan the Terrible Imperial Stout - Bourbon BarrelBig Sky Brewing Company39799.6
2Carters De-Railed IPACarters Brewing Co.1697.5
3Big Sky Olde Bluehair BarleywineBig Sky Brewing Company27597.5
4Big Sky Ivan The Terrible Imperial Stout Big Sky Brewing Company19297.3
5Big Sky Bobo’s Robust PorterBig Sky Brewing Company17795.4
6Flathead Lake The Imperial IPAFlathead Lake Brewing Company2995
7Montana Brewing Beartooth Espresso PorterMontana Brewing Company1294.2
8Kettle House Olde Bongwater Hemp PorterKettle House Brewing Company3092.7
9Big Sky Cowboy Coffee PorterBig Sky Brewing Company16792.6
10Bitter Root Last Cast Black IPABitter Root Brewing2692.6
11The Front Mountain Man Scotch AleThe Front Brewing Company1192.1
12Carters Saison De CarterCarters Brewing Co.2291.8
13Draught Works Scepter Head IPADraught Works Brewery1191.4
14Bozeman Bozone Plum St. Porter Bozeman Brewing Company3591.3
15Big Sky IPABig Sky Brewing Company75490.8
16Bitter Root Single Hop Ale - CTZBitter Root Brewing4290.8
17Big Sky Biere de NoelBig Sky Brewing Company15990.3
18Big Sky Rye Pale AleBig Sky Brewing Company2590
19Bozeman Bozone HopZone IPABozeman Brewing Company3889.5
20Big Hole Head Smashed In Big Hole Brewing Company1589.2
21Red Lodge Broken Nail Double IPARed Lodge Ales1688.9
22Montana Brewing Custers Last StoutMontana Brewing Company2788.3
23Big Sky Shake-a-Day Mai Tai IPABig Sky Brewing Company1787.6
24Lewis and Clark Tumbleweed IPALewis and Clark Brewing Company3787.4
25Yellowstone Valley Numbskull IPAYellowstone Valley Brewing Company1386.7


A list of the RateBeerians from this area with the most beer ratings. These are great people to contact to better get to know beer in this area.



Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
Montana Brewers Solstice Rendezvous - Billings
Billings 6/17/2016
Montana Brewers Summer Rendezvous - Helena
Helena 8/13/2016
Montana Brewers Fall Rendezvous - Missoula
Missoula 9/23/2016

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
The Stein Haus
Great Falls () 406 727-8183
Brix Bottleshop
Kalispell () 406 393-2202
Philipsburg Brewing Company
Philipsburg () 406 859-2739
Billings () 406 534-6960
Lolo Peak Brewing Company
Lolo () 406 600-9688