Shake Off the Winter Blues and Try Some Brews

The Missoula Downtown Association and KettleHouse Brewing Co. will host the sixth annual Winter BrewFest on Friday, February 19, 2016 from 5-9 pm. Held at Caras Park, live entertainment, 40 plus winter brews from Montana only breweries, wine, and food will all be featured throughout the duration of the evening. Attendees must be 21 years of age or older and will be required to show identification at the entrance.

Admission is $12 per person and includes one 7-ounce commemorative glass and two beer tokens. Additional tokens are $3 for 2. To help add to the vibrant atmosphere of Downtown on a Friday night, entertainment will be provided by Ted Ness & The Rusty Nails and Off In The Woods and food will be provided by El Cazador, MacKenzie River Pizza Company – Front Street, Covered Wagon Hot Dogs, and Paisano’s. Water and soda will be available for purchase as well. Burn barrels and propane heaters will also be on hand to help keep attendees warm as they enjoy the brews, food, and music.

The official 2016 Winter Brewfest Beer List:

Bon Ton Roulet French Brown Ale (Kettlehouse Brewing, Missoula, MT)

Chipotle Double Haul IPA (Kettlehouse Brewing, Missoula, MT)

“Grapefruit” Eddy Out Pale Ale (Kettlehouse Brewing, Missoula, MT)

Cold Smoke Scotch Ale (Kettlehouse Brewing, Missoula, MT)

Face Plant Doppelweizen (Bayern Brewing, Missoula, MT)

MDA_WinterBrewFest_Logo_FBPost-300x300Kilarney Red Lager (Bayern Brewing, Missoula, MT)

My Ruca American Pale Ale (Draught Works, Missoula, MT)

1910 Smoked Porter (Draught Works, Missoula, MT)

Blown Out Brown Ale (Bitterroot Brewing, Hamilton, MT)

Tramway Rye IPA (Philipsburg Brewing, Philipsburg, MT)

Haybag Hefeweizen (Philipsburg Brewing, Philipsburg, MT)

Two Rivers Pale Ale (Flathead Lake Brewing, Big Fork, MT)

Copper John Scotch Ale (Madison River Brewing, Belgrade, MT)

Flathead Cherry Ale (Glacier Brewing, Polson, MT)

Hat Trick IPA (Tamarack Brewing, Lakeside, MT)

Cream Ale (Blackfoot River Brewing, Helena, MT)

Pigmy Owl (Big Sky Brewing, Missoula, MT)

Shake a Day (Big Sky Brewing, Missoula, MT)

Mountain Man (The Front Brewing, Greatfalls, MT)

Vanilla Porter (The Front Brewing, Greatfalls, MT)

Lost Peak Lager (Highlander Brewing, Missoula, MT)

Lava Mountain Double Red (Highlander Brewing, Missoula, MT)

Tumble Weed IPA (Lewis and Clark Brewing, Helena, MT)

Prickly Pear Pale Ale (Lewis and Clark Brewing, Helena, MT)

Good Medicine Red Ale (Great Northern Brewing, Whitefish, MT)

Fata Morgana Belgian (Great Northern Brewing, Whitefish, MT)

White Tail Whit (Beaverhead Brewing, Dillon, MT)

Pigs Ass Porter (Harvest Moon Brewing, Belt, MT)

Shale Pale Ale (Quarry Brewing, Butte, MT)

TBD (Imagine Nation, Missoula, MT)

Hot Shot Coffee Stout (Great Burn, Missoula, MT)

Great Burn IPA (Great Burn, Missoula, MT)

Alpenglow Wheat (Lolo Peak, Lolo, MT)

Flying Gourd Pumpkin (Lolo Peak, Lolo, MT)

Chair 4 IPA (Blacksmith Brewing, Stevensville, MT)

Blackout Stout (Blacksmith Brewing, Stevensville, MT)

Organic Ambitious Lager (Wildwood, Stevensville, MT)

Yippee IPA (Wildwood, Stevensville, MT)

Paramour Cherry Chocolate Stout (Meadow Lark Brewing, Sidney, MT)

Skinny Jeans Lumberjack Session IPA (Meadow Lark Brewing, Sidney, MT)

Colter Coffee Porter (Cabinet Mountain, Libby, MT)

Centennial Dry Hopped Imperial Red Ale (Cabinet Mountain, Libby, MT)



Winter BrewFest is sponsored by Kettlehouse Brewing Co., The Trail 103.3 and Thrivent Financial. More information can be found online at, by contacting the MDA staff via phone (543-4238), or email (