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Comment Archives: Stories: Food & Drink: Happiest Hour

Re: “Happiest Hour: Rough Stock Saloon

Great place for a Cold Micro beer or a burger. One of the best burger I have ever had!

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Horseman on 08/26/2016 at 8:01 AM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Rumour

I
have been here for 2 lunches, 2 dinners and for a few drinks with friends. So, I feel like my experiences provide enough to express this review. Am in their neighborhood.

Clearly, They are trying hard.

Consistently understaffed.

Wait staff is stressed. So busy that they don't have time to be friendly or they lack confidence. They struggle with making a recommendation and seem to always need a reminder to get what you need. Even getting the check takes a long time. Owners are doubling as bus personnel and can be pretty touchy with staff.

Overpriced in every respect

With few exceptions, portions are smaller than any other higher priced restaurant in Montana. Particularly the steaks.

Interesting design. Relaxing. Good acoustics. Nice variety in seating options.

Price of booze is outrageous. Clearly subsidizing rest of operations. And, they offer nothing special unless wine is very very important to you.

They are marketing as finer dining but it really is not.

Posted by Food Fan on 07/25/2016 at 10:31 PM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Eric Ryan Simmons at Plonk

I sure hope Plonk has Montana Distillery vodka . Their ginger, bacon pepper raspberry and woody street vodkas just won gold silver and bronze medals at the LA spirits show.Their ginger Moscow mules are divine.

Posted by SusieQ on 06/24/2016 at 9:50 AM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Rumour

Good write up. Everything we experienced at happy hour 6/18/16

Posted by Miles on 06/19/2016 at 10:47 AM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Drum Coffee

I absolutely love this place. The coffee is amazing. The staff is so friendly and knowledgeable. I might also add that their chorizo empanadas are the best I've had north of Albuquerque.

Posted by APEttibone on 06/09/2016 at 10:31 PM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Rumour

Yay!!

2 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Aspen Incashola on 05/24/2016 at 4:44 PM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Buzzed Yoga at Missoula Brewing Company

Boozing and doing yoga, now that's trendy!

Yoga is good!

Using yoga to sell booze, not so much.

New Missoula....

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Joe Bear on 05/20/2016 at 3:17 PM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Philipsburg Brewing's big weekend

Way to Beer!

Posted by Dennis Cox on 05/10/2016 at 6:01 PM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Montana Beer Cap Map

Cap art!

https://www.etsy.com/shop/BrewingGoodArt?ref=hdr_shop_menu

Posted by Matt Tucker on 02/17/2016 at 3:32 PM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Montana Beer Cap Map

Here are some ideas for what you can do with caps! Fun stuff.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/BrewingGoodArt?ref=hdr_shop_menu

Posted by Matt Tucker on 02/17/2016 at 3:32 PM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Lucky Lil’s (formerly Boomer’s)

Yes .. and all the progressive jackpots that were built up were wiped off. imagine that!

Posted by RICHIE on 02/12/2016 at 9:01 AM

Re: “Happiest Hour: The Inaugural Missoula Brews Cruise

Thanks Indy! We're stoked to bring this to Missoula. Join us on the event page too: http://bit.ly/missoulabrewscruise

Posted by Ryan Newhouse on 09/16/2015 at 11:09 AM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Draught Works' Berliner Weisse

I can't wait! In the mid- or late '90s, another brewer in Missoula (I think it was Beargrass Brewing, a predecessor to Kettlehouse) put out a Berliner Weisse. They offered a flavoring called Woodruff that was dark green in color and tasted like vanilla. I remember enjoying a few pints of it at the Rhino and I've often wondered if we'd see it again.

Posted by dee-eff on 06/15/2015 at 4:26 PM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Glacier Ginger Brew

Hands down the best ginger beer I have EVER tasted!!

Posted by Olivia on 05/29/2015 at 2:31 PM

Re: “Happiest Hour: The Kettlehouse Crowler

Lewis & Clark brewery in Helena MT has been doing this for at least a few months.

Posted by JB on 04/28/2015 at 8:21 AM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Brewery food drive

Way to go Jeff

Posted by Johnny Campbell on 01/22/2015 at 10:52 PM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Brewery food drive

Hooray for Joe...our favorite tap tender at our favorite brewery. The dude is a mensch!

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Pronghorn on 01/22/2015 at 11:14 AM

Re: “Happiest Hour: The Thomas Meagher Bar

Was there on Sunday to watch Football. They definitely need to change the way they run things a bit. They decide which TVs show which games and they refuse to change this to accommodate customers. If you are there with someone who wants to watch a different game than you, you may have to sit at different tables. Ridiculous. They have one game on sound and Sunday they had it on the red zone channel, which bounces around from game to game. It's awful. They need to get some managers that are actually interested in sports. The sauce on the "wings" tasted good, but they're not wings, they're chicken legs. Way too big and greasy for me. I would definitely prefer wings. Seems wrong to have wings on the menu and then serve people legs. Other than that, the renovation looks really nice and I'm sure they will be busy there for a while. Maintaining a crowd once the newness wears off will be the key.

0 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Howard on 12/10/2014 at 10:33 AM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Kettlehouse Golden Growler

Thanks, Al! Sorry for confusion, and thanks for the correction.

Posted by Ted McDermott on 11/26/2014 at 1:13 PM

Re: “Happiest Hour: Kettlehouse Golden Growler

A quick correction, the Golden Growler goes on sale at noon, no one pm.

Thanks for spreading the word, Al from the KettleHouse!

Posted by Al on 11/26/2014 at 10:54 AM

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