Five Montana breweries brought home six medals — half of them gold — for their beers and one was named very small brewery of the year at the Great American Beer Festival, held in Denver last weekend.
Four Billings breweries brought home a total of nine medals from the recent North American Beer Awards competition in Idaho Falls.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming brewers gathered last month in Pinedale to craft the state’s annual collaboration beer. Working together inside Wind River Brewing Company, they concocted a steam beer appropriately named Steamboat.
Ron Kalvig, a long-time home brewer, has opened Creek Brewing at 3060 Gabel Road.
Ron Kalvig is no stranger to homebrews. He has been crafting his own beer for 15 years. But stirring up a batch in the kitchen is vastly different from making 10 barrels of beer in a brand new, sparkling tap room.
HELENA — Tavern owners faced off against craft brewers at the Capitol on Tuesday, arguing that the upstart competition has been allowed to unfairly flourish with too few restrictions.
In Montana all taverns are licensed for the retail sale of alcohol, with different privileges available depending on the license held. Breweries in Montana are licensed as beer manufacturers. Since 1999 breweries have been allowed to sell samples of their beer though a special exception to t…
PINEDALE -- Richie Strom stretched a pair of gritty yellow sleeves over his gray Wyoming Cowboys sweatshirt before stepping up to stir the tank of bubbling grain.
Can you believe that it’s been nearly two decades since the craft brewing industry first took hold in downtown Billings?
Beer has had roots in this country for centuries. Virtually every Founding Father either made or enjoyed it. Today, thanks to the ingenuity of small and independent brewers, the United States has moved beyond offering only light American lager and now has more beer styles and brands to choos…
A pair of south-central Montana breweries brought home medals from the Great American Beer Festival, held over the weekend in Denver, Colo.
It seems so simple.
Brewery: Carter’s Brewing
This weekly feature will run in Enjoy through Sept. 23 with beer features written by area brewers. Watch for your chance to vote on the best recipe for a new beer to be brewed in time to debut at Ales for Trails on Sept. 23.
How are YOU spending your school nights? A hot event each night, Monday thru Thursday in Billings.
Instead of working behind the glass among the hissing and gurgling batches of stout fermenting in stainless steel tanks, Montana Brewing Co.’s head brewer Travis Zeilstra was sitting at a table in the dining room.
Beer fans sample over 130 beers from around the world at the annual Billings Brew Festival at the Shrine Auditorium.
The fourth annual Music for the Wild is Saturday from 4 to 9:30 p.m. at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co.'s Garage Pub, 2123 First Ave N. (behind Enterprise Car Rental).
The Firehouse Band plays Saturday's Music for the Wild event at Yellowstone Valley Brewing Co.
A Bible and a beer keep someone company while attending a service for The Well at the Yellowstone Valley Brewing Company in Billings.