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5417 Trumpeter Way
PO Box 17170
Missoula MT 59808-7170
Telephone: +1 406-549-2777
Toll-Free: +1 800-559-2774
Hours: Monday-Friday 11:00am-6:30pm, Saturday 11:00am-6:00pm.
Brewer: Matt Long
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Notes

Opened: 1995

Annual Production: 50,000 bbl

Contributors: Mike Mahns, Ralph Wells, Richard R Tinurelli, Siegfried Binge

Big Sky moved into a much larger facility in 2002.

Updated: January 11, 2014

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    6.20% abv.
    • Date: February 13, 2009 (#7698)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beertopia, Omaha NE
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Chocolatey. Grassy. Malty.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light-medium body, smooth. Malty, chocolatey, grassy, and resiny. Sweet, roasty, resiny finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Imperial Stout

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
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  • Belgian-Style Tripel

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    Coffee Flavored Beer
    6.20% abv.
    • Date: January 29, 2011 (#8451)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Black. Big thick brown head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Richly malty, rich chocolate, roasty.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, smooth and fizzy. Lots of malt, lots of chocolate, not so much coffee.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Good beer.

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    Golden or Blonde Ale
    • Date: August 18, 2007 (#6601)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Liquid Solutions, Tigard OR
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright golden. Big dense short-lived head.
      Aroma (3)
      Very grainy.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light body. Very sweet. Huge, out-of-balance fruity-resiny bitterness.
      Overall Impression (1)

  • American-Style Pale Ale

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    Modern Strong Scotch Ale
    6.70% abv.

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    IPA
    American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.20% abv.

  • Ivan the Terrible Imperial Stout
    Imperial Stout
    8.75% abv.
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  • Kriek Ale
    Belgian-Style Fruit Lambic

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    Moose Drool Brown Ale
    American-Style Brown Ale
    5.10% abv.
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  • Old Blue Hair Barleywine
    Barley Wine-Style Ale
    8.75% abv.

  • Powder Hound Winter Ale
    Strong Ale
    7.20% abv.
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  • Power Wagon
    Other Strong Beer
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  • Scape Goat Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale
    5.00% abv.
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  • Slow Elk Oatmeal Stout
    Oatmeal Stout
    5.40% abv.

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    Summer Honey Seasonal Ale
    Specialty Honey Beer
    5.00% abv.
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  • Trout Slayer Wheat Ale
    Light American Wheat Beer without Yeast
    5.00% abv.

  • Washington Wet Hopped Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale