Looking for Grandpa's Ruin? Check the easy chair—or go to Montgomery Distillery.

Looking for Grandpa's Ruin? Check the easy chair—or go to Montgomery Distillery.

What you're drinking: All right, hop up on this stool here, sonny.

(Happiest Hour)  

read more »

Coffee and beer: two great tastes that brew great together

What you're drinking: There's a fuzzy line at the end of any given work day where you find yourself asking the question: Do I continue drinking coffee, or do I switch to beer?

(Happiest Hour)   Feb 9, 2017

read more »

Grab a drink from the Cloven Hoof

What's on sale: Freshly butchered local pork and lamb, plus the occasional beef and/or goat.

(Happiest Hour)   Feb 2, 2017

read more »

Happiest Hour: Meet at Katie O'Keefe's? You bet.

Where you're drinking: There's not a lot in this world more satisfying than watching a friend throw caution to the wind and risk a dance with Lady Luck for the very first time.

(Happiest Hour)   Jan 26, 2017

read more »

Bayern Brewery does the "Inconceivable"

What they did: Better get this out of the way before the beer geeks hyperventilate: No, Bayern didn't violate the Reinheitsgebot.

(Happiest Hour)   Jan 19, 2017

read more »

Wintry mixology at the Silver Dollar

What you're drinking: What, you want a menu?

(Happiest Hour)   Jan 12, 2017

read more »

Shreddy Day: an IPA to chase the cold away

The backstory: Before the mercury took that first steep dive last month, Draught Works head brewer Kyle Sillars was already anticipating a chilly winter.

(Happiest Hour)   Jan 5, 2017

read more »

Missoula Winery introduces a new William Weaver Wines line

What it is: A collection of six wines created at the Missoula Winery: merlot, malbec, red, cabernet sauvignon, pinot grigio and chardonnay.

(Happiest Hour)   Dec 29, 2016

read more »

Have a jog and a drink with Run Wild Missoula

What it is: Run Wild Missoula, the local nonprofit promoting all kinds of running and walking, hosts "beer runs" on the last Wednesday of every month.

(Happiest Hour)   Dec 22, 2016

read more »

Fresh Bongwater in cans: The wait is over

The rollout: Snoop Dogg would have to admit, the timing was good good.

(Happiest Hour)   Dec 15, 2016

read more »

Bayern brews a Bad Santa eisbock

What you're drinking: A 13.5 percent dark lager to take away the winter chill and foster a festive spirit.

(Happiest Hour)   Dec 8, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour

Mighty Mo Oak Smoker Scotch Ale

What you’re drinking: Mighty Mo Brew Co.’s Smoke Jumper scotch ale has been on the Great Falls brewery’s menu since it first opened in December 2013.

Dec 1, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: Great Burn and Stone Brewing make a Terrible Rye IPA

The drink: An aggressive Rye IPA, born from a collaboration between Great Burn and San Diego’s renowned Stone Brewing, made from Chinook, Simcoe, Cascade and Citra hops.

(Happiest Hour)   Nov 22, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: Montgomery Distillery's American Single Malt Whiskey

The party: Rejoice, Missoula, for the day has finally come.

(Happiest Hour)   Nov 17, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: BetterRoot Cider

What you’re drinking: One of the sweet, tangy ciders at the area’s newest cidery, BetterRoot.

(Happiest Hour)   Nov 3, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: A Ghoul-Aid Concoction

What you’re drinking: An improvised cocktail by Plonk bartender Eric Simmons that incorporates a spooky kids' drink.

(Happiest Hour)   Oct 26, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: Teddy Roosevelt American Badass

What you’re drinking: An imperial wheat IPA, aged in oak.

(Happiest Hour)   Oct 19, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: Missoula Spirit & Ale Trail

What it is: A passport where you can document your visits to all nine Missoula breweries and all three Missoula distilleries.

(Happiest Hour)   Oct 4, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: White Claw Hard Seltzer

What it is: “It’s like LaCroix, but with alcohol in it,” as an Indy staffer’s friend proclaimed at a recent house party.

(Happiest Hour)   Sep 27, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: Montana Brewers Fall Rendezvous

What it is: Forty-two brewers congregated at Caras Park for a(nother) brewfest.

(Happiest Hour)   Sep 21, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: Soiled Dove Gin

What it is: A brand new spirit from The Montana Distillery.

(Happiest Hour)   Sep 13, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: Highlander's Graveyard Hill Pumpkin Stout

What it is: A new seasonal stout from Missoula Brewing Company that doesn’t get too carried away with the pumpkin flavoring.

(Happiest Hour)   Sep 7, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: Beer floats

What you’re drinking: Gwin Du, with a twist.

(Happiest Hour)   Aug 31, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: Rye cocktails at Montgomery Distillery

What you’re drinking: Cocktails made from Sudden Wisdom Rye, which is milled, fermented, distilled and bottled in Missoula.

(Happiest Hour)   Aug 23, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: Great Burn's Flathead Cherry Belgian Strong

What you’re drinking: The latest seasonal from Great Burn Brewing.

(Happiest Hour)   Aug 16, 2016

read more »

Happiest Hour: Lupujus

What You’re Drinking: A smooth, aromatic and most of all juicy American pale ale, out of a special tapered glass that accentuates the beer’s flavors and aroma.

(Happiest Hour)   Aug 9, 2016

read more »

Archives


Recent Comments

Today | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun
VFW Tuesday Trivia

VFW Tuesday Trivia @ VFW

Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Location Updates

  • Re: Plonk

    Rating Star Rating Star Rating Star Rating Star
    • Great staff. Good food. Solid music.

    • on February 11, 2017
  • More »

Dining Guide

© 2017 Missoula News/Independent Publishing | Powered by Foundation