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 Brewing308899.9
2Ballast Point Victory at Sea Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)143699.8
3Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 03: Pugachev’s Cobra - Barrel-Aged Imperial StoutHangar 24 Craft Brewery23299.8
4Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Narwhal Imperial StoutSierra Nevada Brewing Company34099.7
5Stone RuinTen Triple IPAStone Brewing113799.6
6North Coast Old Rasputin (Rye Whiskey Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company6999.6
7Stone Enjoy By IPA - UnfilteredStone Brewing12299.6
8Big Sky Ivan the Terrible Imperial Stout - Bourbon BarrelBig Sky Brewing Company39999.6
9Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Black Rye IPAFirestone Walker Brewing (Duvel Moortgat)121399.6
10Chris Banker / Insurgente / Stone Xocoveza Mocha StoutStone Brewing61799.4
11Alpine Beer Company Duet Alpine Beer Company (CA)81999.4
12Ballast Point Grapefruit SculpinBallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)113099.3
13Unibroue La TerribleUnibroue (Sapporo)155399.3
14Deschutes Black Butte XXVIIDeschutes Brewery12499.2
15Ballast Point Dorado Double IPABallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)112099
16J.W. Lees Harvest AleJ.W. Lees106499
17Stone Enjoy By IPA - TangerineStone Brewing12198.9
18Ommegang Abbey AleBrewery Ommegang (Duvel-Moortgat)221498.6
19Ommegang Three PhilosophersBrewery Ommegang (Duvel-Moortgat)255798.6
20Alpine Beer Company Hoppy BirthdayAlpine Beer Company (CA)50198.6
21Elysian Dragonstooth StoutElysian Brewing (AB InBev)75398.5
22Hitachino Nest Espresso StoutKiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)109198.5
23Elysian Punkuccino Coffee Pumpkin AleElysian Brewing (AB InBev)12898.2
24Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPADeschutes Brewery97098.2
25North Coast Old Rasputin (Wheat Whiskey Barrel)North Coast Brewing Company4098


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 Company39999.6
2Big Sky Olde Bluehair BarleywineBig Sky Brewing Company27597.5
3Big Sky Ivan The Terrible Imperial Stout Big Sky Brewing Company19497.3
4Carters De-Railed IPACarters Brewing Co.1797.2
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
19Montana Brewing Custers Last StoutMontana Brewing Company2889.6
20Bozeman Bozone HopZone IPABozeman Brewing Company3889.5
21Big Hole Head Smashed In Big Hole Brewing Company1589.2
22Red Lodge Broken Nail Double IPARed Lodge Ales1688.9
23Big Sky Shake-a-Day Mai Tai IPABig Sky Brewing Company1888.5
24Big Sky Shake-A-Day India Pale AleBig Sky Brewing Company1087.9
25Lewis and Clark Tumbleweed IPALewis and Clark Brewing Company3886.8


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 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
Billings () 406 534-6960
Philipsburg Brewing Company
Philipsburg () 406 859-2739
Lolo Peak Brewing Company
Lolo () 406 600-9688