Brewer's Blog

Now Hiring: BREWER/CELLAR POSITION

The Flathead Lake Brewing Co. is currently hiring for a full time Brewer/Cellar position to join our team in beautiful Bigfork, Montana.  The position requires operation of the brewhouse, cellar equipment, and assisting on the packaging lines.  Additional opportunities exist in oak management, blending, and recipe development. Duties: Production brewing on a 30bbl manual Sprinkman system Cellar work including tank cleaning, transfers, and yeast handling Fermentation management, packaging, carbonation, DO monitoring Ales, lagers, Oak aged beer, and sour beer Recipe development Wild Goose canning assistance 6 head Meheen bottle line assistance Record keeping and inventory management Warehousing including lifting kegs

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Dec 24 | Christmas Eve

The FLBC Pubhouse is opening at 1pm for Christmas Eve! Enjoy a craft brew, or maybe a warm cocktail, with friends and family.  Along with our regular menu, we will also have a special entrée for the evening:  Apple and brie stuffed pork tenderloin topped with an apricot reduction served with house-made stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, and seasonal vegetables for $26. Reservations are encouraged from 4 to 7pm. To make a reservation, call 406-837-2004. Walk-ins are welcomed but based on availability. The Pubhouse will be closing at 8pm on Christmas Eve and we will be closed on Christmas Day.

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Dec 20 | Movie Night: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Get in the spirit of the season with a movie night on Friday, November 22nd! We’ll be another Christmas Classic, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, on our big screen in the Cellar at 7pm. This is a free showing! The Cellar opens at 4pm and we will be serving our Chicago-style deep dish pizza. Keep in mind deep dish pizzas can take up to 45 mins to cook, so our last pizza orders need to be in by 8pm but all other menu items are available to order until 9pm. Storyline: As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) wants to

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Dec 6 | Family Movie Night: The Polar Express

Join us for a family-friendly movie night on Friday, December 6th. We’ll be showing a Christmas classic, The Polar Express, in the Cellar! We’ll play the movie twice throughout the evening, at 5pm and 7pm. This is a free showing! Feel free to bring the whole family! We’ll have a Polar Express drink special for the kids, a hot cocoa with a candy cane in an insulated Christmas mug you can take home for $5 (while supplies last)! The Cellar opens at 4pm and we will be serving our Chicago-style deep dish pizza. Keep in mind deep dish pizzas can

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Dec 2 | Science on Tap

Join us on Monday, December 2nd for the next Science on Tap-Flathead. Charles Wainwright, FLBS Graduate student, will discuss his work analyzing how Lake Trout introduction and removal affect lake communities and food web structure in Northwest Montana lakes. The presentation begins at 6 pm; the Cellar opens for service at 4 pm. We have a reserved seating section with 48 seats located front center stage, as well as lots of free, open seating available the night of the event. There is room for up to 100!  Food is available to order, along with 14 brews on tap and a

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