The inaugural Montana Beer Awards has concluded, revealing the recipients of gold, silver, and bronze medals across 19 categories.

A panel of over twenty certified beer judges, professional brewers, and industry experts undertook the task of selecting the winners.

The judging process involved rigorous evaluation to determine the top performers in each category.

Winning breweries have demonstrated exceptional craftsmanship and innovation, showcasing the diversity of Montana's brewing community.

The 2024 Montana Beer Awards Ceremony was on Saturday, February 24th, at the Lewis & Clark Tap Room in Helena.

A Few Of The Winners!

COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD

Philipsburg Brewing Company, Philipsburg

SMALL BREWERY OF THE YEAR

Backslope Brewing, Columbia Falls

MEDIUM BREWERY OF THE YEAR

Neptune’s Brewery, Livingston

LARGE BREWERY OF THE YEAR

Bozeman Brewing Company, Bozeman

Two Great Falls Breweries Made The List!

BROWN AND BLACK ALES

GOLD: Backcountry, Lewis & Clark Brewing, Helena

SILVER: Big Bison, Thirsty Street Brewing Co., Billings

BRONZE: Whiplash, Mighty Mo Brewing Co., Great Falls

BELGIAN AND FRENCH STYLE ALES

GOLD: Distant Neighbor, Backslope Brewing, Columbia Falls

SILVER: Table Farmhouse, Smelter City Brewing, Anaconda

BRONZE: Nightlight, Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Co., Great Falls

About The Montana Brewers Association

The Montana Brewers Association was created in 2008 and is a statewide association of breweries organized for the purpose of promoting the production and sales of the freshest and highest quality Montana made beers. The MBA is the outgrowth of the earlier Montana State Brewers Association, created in 1997, and the members of the MBA are dedicated to education, public awareness and support for their products, profession, and history while documenting their economic impact and legal responsibilities throughout the state of Montana. The MBA members are committed to actively supporting and interacting within their respective communities as permissible under Montana law.

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