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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 Brewery143199.9
2Big Sky Ivan the Terrible Imperial Stout (Barrel Aged)Big Sky Brewing Company37399.6
3Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Narwhal Imperial StoutSierra Nevada Brewing Company13299.5
4Chris Banker / Insurgente / Stone Xocoveza Mocha StoutStone Brewing Company32699.5
5Samuel Smiths Oatmeal StoutSamuel Smith313199.4
6Green Flash Double StoutGreen Flash Brewing Co.141699.4
7Samuel Smiths Imperial StoutSamuel Smith253899.3
8Midnight Sun MoscowMidnight Sun Brewing Company13699.3
9Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal StoutRogue Ales225399.2
10Green Flash Imperial IPAGreen Flash Brewing Co.143599.2
11Deschutes Conflux No. 1 - CollageDeschutes Brewery36299.2
12Harviestoun Ola Dubh (12 Year Old)Harviestoun82099.1
13Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad - PlumsSierra Nevada Brewing Company33398.9
14Elysian Dragonstooth StoutElysian Brewing69098.9
15Elysian Punkuccino Coffee Pumpkin AleElysian Brewing7498.8
16Deschutes Black Butte XXVIDeschutes Brewery14898.6
17Lagunitas A Little Sumpin’ Wild AleLagunitas Brewing Company102998.2
18Big Sky Olde Bluehair BarleywineBig Sky Brewing Company26597.9
19Green Flash Le FreakGreen Flash Brewing Co.121497.8
20Green Flash Road WarriorGreen Flash Brewing Co.38597.8
21Laughing Dog The Dogfather Imperial StoutLaughing Dog Brewing42097.8
22Samuel Smiths Organic Chocolate StoutSamuel Smith76897.5
23Lakefront 25th Anniversary Series #03: Imperial Pumpkin (2013)Lakefront Brewery5697.2
24Green Flash West Coast IPA (2014-)Green Flash Brewing Co.24797.2
25Alaskan Pilot Series: Imperial RedAlaskan Brewing Company11497


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 (Barrel Aged)Big Sky Brewing Company37399.6
2Big Sky Olde Bluehair BarleywineBig Sky Brewing Company26597.9
3Carters De-Railed IPACarters Brewing Co.1496.3
4Big Sky Bobo’s Robust PorterBig Sky Brewing Company17595.6
5Big Sky Ivan The Terrible Imperial Stout Big Sky Brewing Company5195.5
6Flathead Lake The Imperial IPAFlathead Lake Brewing Company2995
7Big Sky Cowboy Coffee PorterBig Sky Brewing Company16694.2
8Big Sky IPABig Sky Brewing Company72593.3
9Bitter Root Last Cast Black IPABitter Root Brewing2692.6
10Big Sky Biere de NoelBig Sky Brewing Company13191.6
11Bozeman Bozone HopZone IPABozeman Brewing Company3291.6
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 Brewing3988.8
18Montana Brewing Custers Last StoutMontana Brewing Company2688.4
19Big Sky Moose Drool Brown AleBig Sky Brewing Company133787.4
20Kettle House Cold Smoke Scotch AleKettle House Brewing Company14287
21Yellowstone Valley Numbskull IPAYellowstone Valley Brewing Company1386.7
22Tamarack Hat Trick Hop IPATamarack Brewing Company5386.7
23Flathead Lake Rising Sun Espresso PorterFlathead Lake Brewing Company984.8
24Big Sky Heavy Horse Scotch AleBig Sky Brewing Company17684.6
25Draught Works Scepter Head IPADraught Works Brewery1084.6

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 beernovice39 3160
 kyzrBelgrade 1153
 mbgraysonAnaconda 560


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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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