Editor’s note: This will be and ongoing list throughout 2012. If you know of any events, email GrizGrowler@gmail.com.
Bitter Root Brewing vs. Big Sky Brewing hockey
Where: Missoula – Glacier Ice Rink
When: Jan. 22
Micro Brew Review and Cool Dog Ball
Where: Helena – Civic Center Ballroom
When: Friday, Jan. 27 – 6 to 11:30 p.m.
What: More than 32 breweries will be on hand from Montana and beyond as part of a fundraiser for Race to the Sky.
Black Star Barter
Where: Downtown Whitefish
When: Saturday, Feb. 4
Missoula Winter BrewFest
Where: Old Safeway building on Broadway
When: Saturday, Feb. 11
What: For the second year, the Missoula Downtown Association will host the indoor Missoula Winter BrewFest with more than 30 beers on tap.
Cost: $10 for 7 ounce glass and two drink tokens
Bakken Brew Fest
Where: Sidney – Richland County Fair Event Center
When: Saturday, March 10 – 7 to 11 p.m.
6th Annual Montana Beer Festival
Where: Bozeman – Gallatin County Fairgrounds
When: Friday, April 13 – 4 p.m.
4th Annual Montana Brewers Festival
Where: Missoula – Caras Park
When: Saturday, Oct. 6 – noon to 8 p.m.