Garden City Brewfest

May 3, 2014 – 12-8pm – Caras Park – Downtown, Missoula

Join us for the 22nd Annual Garden City Brewfest the first Saturday in May.

This favorite annual event features more than 60 beers on tap, a wine bar, food and live music. $12 gets you a 7-ounce signature tasting glass and two drink tokens – additional tokens are just $1 each. Come early for best selection. Bring your ID and please Drink Responsibly.


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2013 Winners:

Best of Montana- Lone Peak American Stout
Best Blonde Ale- Blackfoot River Cream Ale
Best Bock/Maibock-Wildwood Organic Loquacious Duck
Best Cider- Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Cider
Best Dark Ale- Ninkkasi Otis Oatmeal Stout
Best Fruit Beer-Leinenkugel Summer Shandy
Best IPA-Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA
Best Lager –Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL
Best Pale Ale-Grand Teton Bitch Creek ESB
Best Specialty-Lone Peak American Stout
Best Strong Ale-Bitterroot Red Dread Imperial Ale
Best Wheat/Rye-Lagunitas Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’
Best of Show- Lone Peak American Stout

2012 Winners:

Best American Ale – Ninkasi Spring Reign
Best Belgian – Flathead brewing Co. Dirty Ginger
Best Dark Ale – Ninkasi Oatmeal Stout
Best Fruit Beer – Shock Top
Best IPA – Blackfoot Brewing Co. Single Malt IPA
Best Lager – Wild Wood Brewing Co. Ambitious Lager
Best Light Ale – Glacier Brewing Co. Golden Grizzly
Best Specialty – Deschutes Brewing Co. Chainbreaker White IPA
Best of Montana – Wild Wood Brewing Co. Ambitious Lager
Best of Show – Ninkasi Oatmeal stout

2011 Winners:

Best Lager: Bayern Maibock
Best Wheat/Rye: Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy
Best Dark Ale: Big Sky Irish Stout
Best IPA: Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA
Best Light Ale: Deschutes Hefewiezen
Best American Pale Ale: Bitter Root Brewing CTZ Single Hop Ale
Best Belgian: RedHook Wit
Best Specialty: Zoo City Zymurgists/Big Sky Brewing Missoula 5-0
Best of Show: Zoo City Zymurgists/Big Sky Brewing Missoula 5-0
Best Montana Beer 2011: Zoo City Zymurgists/Big Sky Brewing Missoula 5-0

2010 Winners:
Best Belgian: Blue Moon’s Belgian White
Best Dark Ale/Strong: Blacksmith Blackout Stout
Best Dark Ale: Big Sky Cowboy Coffee Porter
Best Light Hybrid Ale: Alaska Summer Ale
Best IPA: Blackfoot Brewing Single Malt IPA
Best Lager: Red Hook Rope Swing Pilsner
Best Pale Ale: New Belgian Mighty Arrow
Best Specialty: Kettlehouse Seeley Axe White Sorghum Beer
Best Wheat/Rye: Madison River Salmon Fly Honey Rye

2009 Winners:
Best Lager: Bayern Maibock
Best Light Hybrid: Glacier Brewing Golden Grizzly Ale
Best Pale Ale: New Belgium Mighty Arrow
Best Amber Ale: Green Lakes Organic Amber
Best Dark Ale: Harvest moon Pigs Ass Porter
Best Strong Dark Ale: Highlander – Missoula Brewing Co.
Best Wheat or Rye: Bayern Dragon’s Breath Dark Hefe
Best Belgian: Blue Moon Belgian White
Best IPA: Deschutes Brewing Inversion IPA
Best Fruit Beer: Pyramid Brewing Audacious Apricot Ale
Best of Montana: Highlander – Missoula Brewing Co.
Best of Show: Deschutes Brewing Inversion IPA