Abolish the 18th Amendment!

May 10, 2017

So we can Enjoy Prohibition Pilsner from the Montana Brewing Company A quick and dirty history lesson: in January 1919 the 18th amendment was ratified and went into effect exactly one year later.  This amendment banned the production, transport, and sale of alcohol (although said nothing about consumption and private production).  For the next 13 years, all through the roaring… read more »

Spring Adventures in the Beartooths

April 25, 2017

Spring is a Great Time to Explore Montana spring is a fantastic time.  One day it’s 75 degrees, the next day it is snowing, and the following week it rains off and on.  Just when you’re thinking it’s time to break out the shorts, we get lows in the 30’s, wind, and more rain than we have seen in years…. read more »

Get SMaSHed at Uberbrew

April 12, 2017

Not That Way You Drunkard I used to say that in Billings we have some great breweries.  Not any longer.  I can now say that here in Billings we have the best breweries.  The best in the country.  And that’s not just my opinion either.  Back in October, a few thousand breweries met up in Colorado for the Great American… read more »

Adventures in the Pryor Mountains

April 7, 2017

Have You Explored the Pryors Yet? When you think of the mountains near Billings, you probably think of the Beartooths.  They’re the most prominent that we can see, they’re the biggest nearby, and they are indeed spectacular.  But we have more ranges than just the Beartooths. To our north are the Little Belts, Big Belts, Little Snowies, Snowies, and a… read more »

Spring Fishing in Montana

March 30, 2017

Where to Fish for the Most Success The spring rains are upon us!  And that means the snow is melting and the fish are hungry.  But what it also means is that as the snow melts and the rivers start to fill up, they get dirty and the fish can’t see what you’re throwing in for them.  We need to… read more »

Bruno’s Montana IPA: a Beer with a Story

March 29, 2017

The Beer is Better when it has a Story Montana has some amazing breweries.  Being in Billings, we have access to some of the best (in fact, Uberbrew was named as the best small brewery and brewer of the year at the Great American Beer Fest last fall).  And if the local brews are getting you down, well you can… read more »

Grab a Lager and Enjoy the Sunshine

March 16, 2017

Lagers are the Perfect Sunshine Beers Spring, it seems, has finally sprung.  After a long, cold, and snowy winter, we can all once again emerge from our hibernative state where we consumed mostly scotch ales, stouts, and dunkels, and come back into the world of clean, crisp, and refreshing beers. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then read… read more »

Relax on the Beach of Costa Rica

March 9, 2017

With Ebon’s Costa Rican Brown You know that feeling you get when you head into a coffee shop and smell the air?  The joy you feel when you take a sip of coffee that’s been brewed to the perfect temperature, using the right ingredients, so the coffee isn’t too acidic?  You can experience that joy in a beer. On the… read more »

7 Places in Montana You Should Visit this Summer

March 7, 2017

Go Do Something We live in a beautiful state.  But many people, some who have lived here their entire lives, have yet to venture out and see what our state has to offer!  Now is the time to plan.  Here are 7 places to go see, and they can all be done in a day. Smith Mine Disaster Near Belfry… read more »

Walk a Suspension Bridge or Two at Dover Memorial Park

March 1, 2017

Dover Memorial Park Offers Great Trails Last summer the combined efforts of 10 years of volunteer work were opened to the public.  The John H. Dover Memorial park is 170 acres of natural area for us to explore, enjoy, and where we can go to learn.  The best part is that there are expansions coming in the future to make… read more »

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