Beer always seems to brings people together – especially in Big Sky, Montana. Whether you just skied the Big Couloir, ripped the Mountain to Meadow trail, rafted the Mad Mile on the Gallatin, summited Beehive Peak, climbed the Gallatin Tower, or hiked to the top of Storm Castle, you deserve to enjoy a well-earned beer after a fun filled day in Big Sky’s backyard.
After any adventures in the mountains of SW Montana, there’s something nice about a refreshing and delicious beer. For beer lovers, the craft beer revolution means that there are more high quality IPAs, pale ales, scotch ales, porters, stouts, lagers, saisons, cream ales, and other tasty types of beers than ever before.
If you’re a beer connoisseur, we encourage you to check out Big Sky’s local breweries. Both Beehive Basin Brewery and Lone Peak Brewery will pour you a world-class local brew that you can enjoy with your friends and family after a day in the mountains. Stop by and enjoy the laid back Montana vibe while enjoying Big Sky’s stunning mountain scenery. Ask any local and they’ll tell you that local beer is part of the Big Sky experience.
Beer is kind of a big deal in Montana. According to the BrewersAssociation.org, there are 68 craft breweries in the state of Montana. That’s 9 breweries per capita (per 100,000 21+ Adults), which is 2nd in the nation – only Vermont has more. That impressive statistic goes to show that Montana knows how to brew a good beer. In fact, it’s such a popular industry that MontanaBrewers.org even published a Montana Brewery Trail Map!
One of the best ways to let your taste buds sample the goods of the Montana beer scene is to attend the 12th annual Big Sky Brewfest 2017 on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 4 to 8 PM. Hosted by Big Sky Resort, this exciting event will feature 30 breweries from Montana and across the nation. Add in Big Sky’s legendary summer weather, the happy mountain vibes, tasty foods, outdoor games, live music, and family friendly fun and this is truly a beer drinking paradise.
The Big Sky Brewfest 2017 is the perfect way to spend a weekend in Big Sky, Montana. If you’re over 21-years-old, buy your tickets online now and get 10 pours for just $25 (plus resort tax) and let your tastebuds explore a wide variety of tasty new brews. Brewfest 2017 is the perfect excuse to book a trip to Big Sky. Are you ready for an exciting weekend of beer, sun, and fun?
As always, it’s your responsibility to drink responsibility. Please take advantage of Big Sky’s free public transportation, Uber services, or book discounted lodging within walking distance of Brewfest 2017.
If you need help planning your trip to Big Sky, Montana, VisitBigSkyMT.com is the perfect place to learn about lodging, dining, activities, and more. See you soon!
PS – If beer isn’t really your thing, check out Vine and Dine at Big Sky Resort from August 16 to August 20, 2017. This is the summer event to wine, dine, and network with the wine world.