Garden City Brewfest

Saturday May 7, 2016 – 12-8pmGCBF Logo

Caras Park – Downtown, Missoula

Admission is $12 and includes one commemorative glass and two beer tokens.

Additional tokens are $1 each.

Over 75 local and regional beers!


Garden City BrewFest is the grand finale of Missoula Craft Beer Week (April 29 – May 6)

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2015 Winners:

  • Best Lager/Best of Montana: Montana Helles Lager – Bayern Brewing, Inc.
  • Best Belgian/French: Ropw Swing Saison – Phillipsburg Brewing Co.
  • Best Pale Ale: Alchemy Pale Ale – Widmer Brothers Brewery
  • Best IPA: Ghost Train Double IPA – Carter’s Brewing
  • Best Specialty: Montana Creamsicle – Great Burn Brewing
  • Best Stout/Best of Show: Double Stout Black Ale – Green Flash Brewing Co.
  • Best English: Double Eagle Scotch Ale – Lolo Peak Brewing Co.
  • Best Light Beer: Goose Summer Ale – Goose Island Brewery

2014 Winners:

  • Pale Ale: Sweetgrass Pale Ale- Grand Teton Brewing Company
  • Strong Ale: Pack Train Double IPA- Big Sky Brewing Company
  • Wheat/Rye: Salmon Fly Honey Rye- Madison River Brewing Company
  • Belgian: Spring Saison- Wildwood Brewing
  • Bock: Dump Truck Summer Bock- Bayern Brewing
  • Fruit: Superfuzz Blood Orange Pale- Elysian Brewing Company
  • IPA: Single Malt IPA -Blackfoot River Brewing Company
  • Lager: Schwarzbier- Bayern Brewing
  • Light Hybrid Ale: Yellowstone Golden Ale -Lewis and Clark Brewing Company
  • Dark Ale: Back Country Scottish Ale- Lewis and Clark Brewing Company
  • Best of Montana: Back Country Scottish Ale- Lewis and Clark Brewing Company
  • Best of Show: Back Country Scottish Ale- Lewis and Clark Brewing Company

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