‘Tap into MT’ back in April – get your Brew Fest tix! Tap into Montana Brew Fest & Craft Beer Week on Saturday, April 13th
The ultimate celebration of Montana craft beer is back! Tap into Montana Brew Fest & Craft Beer Week returns to Livingston for its 5th annual event in early April.
This extended series of events is the ultimate celebration of Montana craft beer. It encompasses a week of craft beer-related events hosted by local businesses throughout Livingston, ending with a Montana-focused Brew Fest. Craft beer lovers will find unique opportunities to experience craft beer in a whole new way. With events incorporating the rich diversity of Livingston from beer pairing dinners, friendly competitions, beer trivia night, beer and cheese pairings, and so much more.
Craft beer week will take place April 8th–12th with beer-inspired events throughout town, followed by the main event on Saturday, April 13th from 3–7pm in Miles Park. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample beers from over 25 Montana breweries with great local food available for purchase. And this year, live entertainment will be provided by Chad Okrusch and The Fossils.
Participating brewers will include Livingston’s Katabatic and Neptune’s, while Bozeman-area entries include Bozeman Brewing Co., Bridger Brewing, Bunkhouse Brewery, Dean’s Zesty Booch, Lockhorn Hard Cider, MAP Brewing, Outlaw Brewing, and White Dog Brewing. Also setting up will be Bayern, KettleHouse and Western Cider of Missoula. Helena breweries will include Blackfoot River and Ten Mile Creek Brewery, while Jeremiah Johnson Brewing and Mighty Mo Brew Co. represent Great Falls with their delicious suds. Enjoy drafts from Kalispell Brewing Co., Philipsburg Brewing Co., and Butte Brewing Co. Butte’s Muddy Creek Brewery will all be featured. Other breweries include 2 Basset Brewery (White Sulphur Springs), Beaverhead Brewing (Dillon), Black Eagle Brewery, Bitter Root Brewing (Hamilton), Flathead Lake Brewing (Big Fork), Gally’s Brewing (Harlowton), and Triple Dog Brewing Co. (Havre).
Regular admission Brew Fest tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Cost includes a sampler glass and unlimited samples. VIP admission is also available for $100 (limited to 100 tickets). This grants entry into the event an hour early (2pm) so passholders can sample all their favorite brews and chat with the brewers. NEW this year, VIPs have the opportunity to attend a special Brewer’s Dinner event the night before the main event.
For those coming from out of town, discounted room rates are available at the Yellowstone Pioneer Lodge for $64 per night (includes shuttle to and from hotel). Be sure to mention Tap into Montana! Visit www.tapintomt.com for further event details, lodging and shuttle information, and to purchase tickets. Stay tuned for additional details. •