Bozeman is mainly known for being a cozy, mountain town with access to awesome skiing, with Big Sky Resort and Bridger Bowl. People might also recognize Bozeman for Montana State University. What you may not know is that Bozeman has a lot more to offer than just great skiing and a top notch university. Here are a few of our favorite reasons that you should make Bozeman your winter vacation destination.
Bozeman is known to have an expansive and thriving craft beer industry. This is no surprise considering this history of Bozeman's brewing industry which dates back to 1867 with Spieth and Krug Brewery.
Breweries have become the local hot spots in Bozeman. Eight breweries currently call Bozeman home with two more located in Belgrade and more on the way. To say the micro brew industry is booming in Montana is an understatement.
Webstaurantstore.com has even featured Bozeman in The 10 Most Underrated Craft Beer Cities.
With so many great options stemming from all of the local breweries, it can become overwhelming to know where to start. Here is a list that highlights four great dark Bozeman beers that are perfect for winter.
Brewing beer in Bozeman is not a new trend. The roots of Bozeman's brewing industry date back to 1867 with Jacob Spieth and Charles Krug operating the Spieth and Krug Brewery which was later purchased by Julius Lehrkind, a German immigrant, in 1895. Nonetheless, these days breweries are hoppin' spots in Bozeman. Bozeman currently plays home to eight breweries with two more located in Belgrade and plans are in the works for more. To say the micro brew industry is booming in Montana is an understatement. So, which breweries should you visit while you are visiting Bozeman? Here's a quick breakdown of all the Bozeman breweries to help you make your decision.