our beer

Bluff Charge Pale Ale

This Northwest style Pale ale uses modern varietal hops for a distinct aroma profile that includes citrus, berry, and tropical fruit. Northwest Pale Ales typically have more hop presence then standard Pale Ale, yet are balanced by a slight malt sweetness. Malt: 2-Row Pale, Carapils, Caramel, Aromatic Munich. Hops: Mosaic®, Citra®, Simcoe®, and Willamette.

ABV: 5.8% | IBU: 36

AVAILABILITY: On draft, 12oz cans

AWARDS: 2017 Beer & Gear Festival – Silver Medal, Pale Ale Category

Citrus SMaSH IPA

This bold IPA is made using the SMaSH technique, where one malt variety, as well as one hop variety is used. We chose Montana-grown and malted 2-row barley and Equanot™ hops, and to use grapefruit to reinforce the already citrusy and fruity notes of the hops. Malts: 2-Row Pale. Hops: Equanot™.

ABV: 6.5% | IBU: 68

AVAILABILITY: On draft, 12oz cans

the centennial ipa

Our India Pale Ale is generously hopped with the Centennial variety in honor of the 100-year anniversary of Glacier National Park. It has a floral, citrusy hop profile, and a clean malt profile that is rounded off with a dry and moderately-high bitter finish. Malts: 2-Row Pale, Wheat, Caramel, Vienna, and Honey. Hops: Zythos and Centennial.

ABV: 7.3% | IBU: 53

AVAILABILITY: On draft, 12oz cans

Zero Day Double IPA

This Double IPA is created for the true hop enthusiast. A mild malt body with mostly Montana grown 2-row allows the floral and berry hop profile to be prominent. We utilize the Mosaic® variety of hops for aroma. A big, clean, crisp finish tops this beer off at 8.2% ABV. Malts: 2-Row Pale and C-80. Hops: Columbus and Mosaic®.

ABV: 8.2% | IBU: 70

AVAILABILITY: On draft, 12oz cans (Seasonal)

moonlight paddle kettle sour

This light-bodied Sour Ale has a tartness created by allowing lactobacillus to act on the wort over several days in the kettle. Italian Plums add to a fruity finish for a clean balance and a refreshing, drinkable beer! Malts: 2-Row Pale, Wheat, Carapils, and Honey. Hops: Cascade.

ABV: 5.5% | IBU: 8

AVAILABILITY: On draft, 12oz cans

Flathead Premium Lager

Premium Lager is the standard for American beer, made famous by the larger US breweries. We have brewed this beer to satisfy the want for a crisp, light bodied, low hopped beer that is still craft. 30% flaked corn was used in the mash to create alcohol while reducing the malt profile, the corn leaves a clean, refreshing finish with a mild smooth mouth feel. Malt: 2-Row Pale, Carapils, Pilsen, and Flaked Corn. Hops: Cluster, Fuggle, and Tettnang.

ABV: 5.6% | IBU: 14

AVAILABILITY: On draft, 12oz cans (Seasonal)

Lone Walker Ale

An exclusive brew for Glacier National Park. Designed to be low alcohol and high in hop aroma to appeal to the millions of visitors to our closest National Park. Lone Walker is served in the Lodges in the park only. Splendidly aromatic with the use of Citra® and Mosaic® hops added late in the boil. Malt: 2-Row Pale, Caramel, Aromatic, and Carapils. Hops: Simcoe®, Amarillo®, Mosaic®, and Citra®.

ABV: 5.0% | IBU: 24

AVAILABILITY: On draft, 12oz cans (Seasonal)

Dock Start Amber Ale

Classic American Amber Ale that leans towards malty sweetness. A deep red color, medium body and subdued hop profile makes this a great year round brew. Well balanced and a local favorite. Malts: 2-Row Pale, Wheat, Caramel, and Chocolate. Hops: Golding and Fuggle.

ABV: 5.8% | IBU: 24

AVAILABILITY: On draft

Fair Winds Scotch Ale

Scotch Ale is a malt focused, generally caramelized beer with a slight grainy and bready finish that is balanced by a herbaceous hop character. Relatively rich malt presence with a smooth hop profile makes this a very drinkable, medium bodied beer. Malts: 2-Row Pale, Caramel, Victory, Wheat, and Munich. Hops: East Kent Goldings.

ABV: 6.5% | IBU: 20

AVAILABILITY: On draft

two rivers pale

Our bright, medium-bodied American Pale Ale pays tribute to the two rivers that flow into Flathead Lake: The Swan and The Flathead. The lively pine, citrus, and floral hop aroma combines with a slight malt sweetness that lingers into the finish and compliments the bitterness representative of the style. Malts: 2-Row Pale, Caramel, Carapils, and Aromatic. Hops: Simcoe® and Cascade.

ABV: 5.6% | IBU: 35

AVAILABILITY: On draft

AWARDS: 2016 Beer & Gear Festival – Silver Medal, Pale Ale Category

Painted Rock Porter

A Robust Porter. Full bodied with a complex and flavorful chocolate malt character and aroma. Our porter is black in color yet soft on the palate. Malts: 2-Row Pale, Caramel, Chocolate, and Black. Hops: Cluster and Golding.

ABV: 6.5% | IBU: 26

AVAILABILITY: On draft

AWARDS: 2006 World Beer Cup- Bronze Medal, Robust Porter

Rising Sun Espresso Porter

Take our Painted Rock Porter and add a coffee blend from our local roaster, Fieldheads Coffee Company, and you get a rich, chocolaty, perfectly balanced ale that’s black in color and remarkably smooth. Maybe not ideal for first thing in the morning, but drinking it does bring to mind a beautiful sunrise on the shores of Flathead Lake. Malt: 2-Row Pale, Caramel, Chocolate, and Black. Hops: Cluster and Golding.

ABV: 6.5% | IBU: 26

AVAILABILITY: On draft (Seasonal)

Dirty Ginger

Brewer’s Reserve Series
Take one Belgian Strong Ale, add a subtle smooth flavor from midnight wheat malt, fresh ginger, and lemongrass. What do you get? Dirty Ginger! The aroma and flavor run complex: ginger and alcohol warming, lemongrass and ginger flavors in this black Belgian beer. Malts: Pilsner, Wheat, Munich, Black, Oats, and Sugar. Hops: Golding.

ABV: 8.5% | IBU: 12

AVAILABILITY: On draft (Seasonal)

AWARDS: 2012 Garden City Brewfest- Best Belgian Ale
2014 North American Beer Awards- Bronze Medal, Other Style Belgian Ale
2017 MBA Fall Festival- Best Belgian Ale

15th Anniversary Biere de Garde

The North Shore Project
To celebrate our 15th anniversary in 2019, we brewed this special Bière de Garde with local sweetheart cherries grown on the east shore of Flathead Lake. Bière de Garde is a French farmhouse ale, red in color, and with a slight tartness accentuated by the cherries. This beer embodies our continual labor of love. Malts: 2-Row Pale, Acidulated, Aromatic, C-60, Vienna, Black Hops: Mt. Hood, Saaz

ABV: 7.1% | IBU: 19

AVAILABILITY: On draft, 750ml bottles (Seasonal)

1885 Originator Doppelbock

The North Shore Project
A beer that is commonly referred to as a meal in a glass! This North Shore Project installment was aged in oak casks for four months. A bold malt body, medium to dark brown color, and higher alcohol defines this German style Lager. Named for the year the original homestead and orchard was established in what is now known as Bigfork, Montana. Pair this beer with your favorite dish for a proper meal. Malts: 2-Row Pale, ESM, Rye, Munich, and Wheat. Hops: Columbus, and Tettnang.

ABV: 9% | IBU: 16

AVAILABILITY: On draft, 750ml bottles (Seasonal)

 

Camp Misery Imperial Stout

The North Shore Project
Black as they come. Thick and rich with roasted barley and molasses flavor. Subtle whiskey notes are present as well as Vanilla and Chocolate. Aged in oak for 6 months to a year. Malts: 2-Row Pale, Black, Roast, Munich, and Wheat. Hops: Columbus and Horizon.

ABV: 11% | IBU: 69

AVAILABILITY: On draft (Seasonal)

Chateau Aeneas Barleywine

The North Shore Project
A beer that is meant to have wine attributes. Aged in red wine barrels for a year or more. The wine barrels add color, oak flavors, wine, and berry notes. A strong clean tasting big oak beer. Named for the highest peak in the Jewel Basin where views of the Flathead Valley are well worth the hike. Malts: 2-Row Pale, Vienna, Pilsner, Aromatic, and Turbinado Sugar. Hops: Horizon and Tettnang.

ABV: 10.2% | IBU: 50

AVAILABILITY: On draft (Seasonal)

AWARDS:  2016 Pints for Paths Brewfest, Best Beer

 

brewer’s sour series

The North Shore Project
We create a variety of sour beers, these beers are brewed with wild yeast strains and bacteria that create a genuinely unique flavor profile. The beer is aged in oak casks and inoculated with Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus, and Pediococcus. Local fruit can be added such as cherries, plums, apricots, or currents. We will continue to release unique beers in this style.

ABV: Varies by batch | IBU: Also Varies

AVAILABILITY: On draft

AWARDS: 2012 North American Beer Awards- Bronze Medal, Flanders-Style Red or Brown Ale
2014 North American Beer Awards- Gold Medal, Flanders-Style Red or Brown Ale
2014 Harvest Montana Brewfest- Gold Medal, Specialty Beer Category
2014 Annual Montana Brewers Association Fall Festival- Best Sour, Best in Show, & Best of Festival
2015 North American Beer Awards- Bronze & Silver Medal, Flanders-Style Red or Brown Ale
2016 North American Beer Awards- Silver Medal, Flanders-Style Red or Brown Ale
2016 Beer & Gear Festival – Gold Medal, Specialty Beer Category
2017 Beer & Gear Festival – Gold Medal, Sour/Gose Category