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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.
1Deschutes The AbyssDeschutes Brewery139799.9
2Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande RéserveChimay406899.7
3Big Sky Ivan the Terrible Imperial StoutBig Sky Brewing Company36599.6
4Samuel Smiths Oatmeal StoutSamuel Smith307999.4
5Green Flash Double StoutGreen Flash Brewing Co.135899.4
6Bear Republic Racer 5 IPABear Republic Brewing Company238899.3
7Rogue Chocolate StoutRogue Ales230399.3
8Samuel Smiths Imperial StoutSamuel Smith248399.3
9Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal StoutRogue Ales221399.2
10Green Flash Imperial IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.141099.2
11Midnight Sun MoscowMidnight Sun Brewing Company12799.2
12Deschutes Conflux No. 1 - CollageDeschutes Brewery35799.2
13Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old)Harviestoun79399.1
14Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad - PlumsSierra Nevada Brewing Company32199
15Elysian Dragonstooth StoutElysian Brewing67098.9
16Deschutes Obsidian StoutDeschutes Brewery115998.7
17Chimay Rouge (Red) / PremièreChimay314298.6
18Stone 17th Anniversary Götterdämmerung IPAStone Brewing Company60198.1
19Bear Republic Red Rocket AleBear Republic Brewing Company140298
20Big Sky Olde Bluehair BarleywineBig Sky Brewing Company25697.9
21Laughing Dog The Dogfather Imperial StoutLaughing Dog Brewing41397.8
22Green Flash West Coast IPA (2014-)Green Flash Brewing Co.15797.8
23Green Flash Le FreakGreen Flash Brewing Co.118497.8
24Green Flash Road WarriorGreen Flash Brewing Co.28497.8
25Rogue HazelNut Brown NectarRogue Ales226497.7


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 StoutBig Sky Brewing Company36599.6
2Big Sky Olde Bluehair BarleywineBig Sky Brewing Company25697.9
3Carters De-Railed IPACarters Brewing Co.1496.3
4Big Sky Bobo’s Robust PorterBig Sky Brewing Company17295.7
5Big Sky Cowboy Coffee PorterBig Sky Brewing Company16194.5
6Flathead Lake Imperial IPAFlathead Lake Brewing Company2694.5
7Big Sky IPABig Sky Brewing Company70093.6
8Big Sky Biere de NoelBig Sky Brewing Company11292
9Bitter Root Last Cast Black IPABitter Root Brewing2391.1
10Kettle House Olde Bongwater Hemp PorterKettle House Brewing Company2990.7
11Bozeman Plum St. Porter Bozeman Brewing Company2890.1
12Bozeman Bozone HopZone IPABozeman Brewing Company2990
13Montana Brewing Beartooth Espresso PorterMontana Brewing Company1189.7
14Carters Saison De CarterCarters Brewing Co.2089.3
15Big Hole Head Smashed In Big Hole Brewing Company1589.2
16Bitter Root Single Hop Ale - CTZBitter Root Brewing3889.2
17Blackfoot River 2010 Brewer’s Reserve Barley Wine AleBlackfoot River Brewing1188.9
18Montana Brewing Custers Last StoutMontana Brewing Company2688.4
19Big Sky Moose Drool Brown AleBig Sky Brewing Company131287.6
20Yellowstone Valley Numbskull IPAYellowstone Valley Brewing Company1386.7
21Kettle House Cold Smoke Scotch AleKettle House Brewing Company13886.7
22Tamarack Hat Trick Hop IPATamarack Brewing Company5086.4
23Flathead Lake Rising Sun Espresso PorterFlathead Lake Brewing Company984.8
24Big Sky Heavy Horse Scotch AleBig Sky Brewing Company17684.6
25Lewis and Clark Tumbleweed IPALewis and Clark Brewing Company3183.8

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 beernovice39 3120
 kyzrBelgrade 1150
 mbgraysonAnaconda 530


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.
  Event  City  Date 
6th Annual Montana Brewers Fall Festival   Missoula  10/11/2014 

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
  Place  City  Phone 
Brix Bottleshop   Kalispell  () 406 393-2202 
The Stein Haus   Great Falls  () 406 727-8183 
Uberbrew   Billings  () 406 534-696 
The Front Brewing Company   Great Falls  () 406 727-3947 
Tamarack Brewing Company   Lakeside  (406) 406 844-0244 

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