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RateBeer's 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.
1Ayinger Celebrator DoppelbockBrauerei Aying332499.8
2Big Sky Ivan the Terrible Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged)Big Sky Brewing Company37799.6
3Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Narwhal Imperial StoutSierra Nevada Brewing Company19799.6
4Chris Banker / Insurgente / Stone Xocoveza Mocha StoutStone Brewing Company36199.5
5Samuel Smiths Oatmeal StoutSamuel Smith316599.4
6Samuel Smiths Imperial StoutSamuel Smith257199.3
7Midnight Sun MoscowMidnight Sun Brewing Company14799.3
8Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal StoutRogue Ales228299.2
9Green Flash Imperial IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.143899.2
10Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old)Harviestoun84499.1
11Elysian Dragonstooth StoutElysian Brewing (AB-InBev)70098.8
12Elysian Punkuccino Coffee Pumpkin AleElysian Brewing (AB-InBev)7898.7
13Deschutes Black Butte XXVIDeschutes Brewery18198.6
14Lagunitas A Little Sumpin’ Wild AleLagunitas Brewing Company104598.2
15Big Sky Olde Bluehair BarleywineBig Sky Brewing Company26697.9
16Green Flash Le FreakGreen Flash Brewing Co.123197.8
17Laughing Dog The Dogfather Imperial StoutLaughing Dog Brewing42597.7
18Green Flash Road WarriorGreen Flash Brewing Co.41297.6
19Samuel Smiths Organic Chocolate StoutSamuel Smith82297.5
20Big Sky Ivan The Terrible Imperial Stout Big Sky Brewing Company10197.2
21Green Flash West Coast IPA (2014-)Green Flash Brewing Co.28297.2
22Epic Brainless IPAEpic Brewing Company (UT/CO)14397.1
23Boulder Beer Shake Chocolate PorterBoulder Beer Company38497
24Sierra Nevada DevESTATEtionSierra Nevada Brewing Company21396.8
25Black Diamond Rampage Imperial IPABlack Diamond Brewing Company21696.8


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 Barrel Aged)Big Sky Brewing Company37799.6
2Big Sky Olde Bluehair BarleywineBig Sky Brewing Company26697.9
3Big Sky Ivan The Terrible Imperial Stout Big Sky Brewing Company10197.2
4Carters De-Railed IPACarters Brewing Co.1595.8
5Big Sky Bobo’s Robust PorterBig Sky Brewing Company17595.6
6Flathead Lake The Imperial IPAFlathead Lake Brewing Company2995
7Big Sky Cowboy Coffee PorterBig Sky Brewing Company16694.2
8Big Sky IPABig Sky Brewing Company72893.3
9Bitter Root Last Cast Black IPABitter Root Brewing2692.6
10Bozeman Bozone HopZone IPABozeman Brewing Company3291.6
11Big Sky Biere de NoelBig Sky Brewing Company14291.5
12Kettle House Olde Bongwater Hemp PorterKettle House Brewing Company2990.7
13Bozeman Bozone Plum St. Porter Bozeman Brewing Company3089.9
14Montana Brewing Beartooth Espresso PorterMontana Brewing Company1189.7
15Carters Saison De CarterCarters Brewing Co.2089.3
16Big Hole Head Smashed In Big Hole Brewing Company1589.2
17Bitter Root Single Hop Ale - CTZBitter Root Brewing4088.8
18Montana Brewing Custers Last StoutMontana Brewing Company2688.4
19Big Sky Moose Drool Brown AleBig Sky Brewing Company135287
20Tamarack Hat Trick Hop IPATamarack Brewing Company5586.9
21Yellowstone Valley Numbskull IPAYellowstone Valley Brewing Company1386.7
22Kettle House Cold Smoke Scotch AleKettle House Brewing Company14486
23Flathead Lake Rising Sun Espresso PorterFlathead Lake Brewing Company984.8
24Draught Works Scepter Head IPADraught Works Brewery1084.6
25Big Sky Heavy Horse Scotch AleBig Sky Brewing Company17884.3

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 beernovice39 3215
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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
  Place  City  Phone 
The Stein Haus   Great Falls  () 406 727-8183 
Brix Bottleshop   Kalispell  () 406 393-2202 
Philipsburg Brewing Company   Philipsburg  () 406 859-2739 
Uberbrew   Billings  () 406 534-696 
The Front Brewing Company   Great Falls  () 406 727-3947 

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