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Don't be a square - come join us in some covert revelry on Saturday, June 8th! Great Northern Brewery and Alpine Theatre Project are bringing back the roaring 20's with live jazz, danci
We're bringing you the most prestigious 12 hole miniature golf tournament in your favorite downtown bars!
Pre-registration is required - come to Great Northern Brewing Company to sign up
The Best of the Cuisine Machine
Chef Tim Good is coming back to the brewery to take over our kitchen! He'll be cooking up a selection Cuisine Machine favorites from 4 pm to 9:30 on Thursday, April 18th.
Menu will be posted soo
Tim's St. Patty's Kitchen Takeover
For St. Patty's Day, Great Northern Brewery's current menu will be put on hold and chef Tim Good's going to take over the kitchen! He'll be serving up Irish fare with the Cuisine Machine's flair.
Valentine's Day Beer Dinner
5 beers paired with 5 courses lovingly made by
Tim Good of the Cuisine Machine; guaranteed to get you in the mood. 1st Course Prosciutto and
basil wrapped asparagus with artichoke basi
3rd Annual Black Star Beer Barter
Once again, the Great Northern Brewing Company is asking people "what would you do or trade for a year’s supply of beer?" Simple question, unlimited answers. The Barter will comm
Whitefish Skijoring World Championship
Join us the weekend of January 25th - 27th for the 10th Annual World Skijoring Championship ! Skijoring involves a horse and rider pulling a skier around a horseshoe-shaped 700-foot-long cours
Going to the Sun IPA Available in Six-Packs
Great Northern Brewing is excited to announce that Going to the Sun IPA will be joining the GNBC six pack line-up in late November.
With great success as a 22oz. bottle, Great Northern w
Pints with Purpose - Children's House Montessori School
Great Northern Brewing Co. is excited to host Children's House Montessori School for our November Pints with Purpose night! For each pint, glass of wine, stein or pitcher sold at the Black Star
Native Eyewear Giveback Grant Party
As a way of saying thanks to the town of Whitefish, Native Eyewear is announcing the $5,000 Native Giveback Grant recipient in style: a rockin' downtown party! Join Native Eyewear and your
Hop Swap 2012
Great Northern Brewing Company is inviting all Flathead Valley residents to contribute in the production of this year's batch of Frog Hop Pale Ale by hosting our 2nd Annual Hop Swap!
Hop-I-De-Do-Da Beer Dinner
Great Northern Brewery is teaming up with The Cuisine Machine and Purple Frog Farms to put together a delicious farm dinner Thursday, September 13th ! Five GNBC beers will be paired with f
WMR Season Pass Sale
Save some beer money and get your season pass early!
Whitefish Mountain Resort will be at Great Northern Brewery to sign folks up for season passes on Tuesday, September 11th from
Kyle & Joe's Collaboration Brew
Earl Grey Pale Ale
IBUs = 50
Alcohol % = 5.25 ABV
OG = 12.5 deg Plato (1.050)
Pale malt 90%
Briess C60 10 %
Sufficient gypsum f
Great Northern Brewing Brings Summer Concerts to Whitefish
Great Northern Brewing is excited to announce two days of live
music amongst the trees of downtown Whitefish’s Depot Park this summer!
Great Northern Brewing and Tim Good of the Cuisine Machine present a five course dinner of local Flathead Valley fare paired with five of your favorite Great Northern Brewing beer
Pints with Purpose - Flathead Fat Tires
The Great Northern Brewing Co. is excited to host Flathead Fat Tires for our June Pints with Purpose night! For each pint, glass of wine, stein or pitcher sold at the Black Star Draught
Leap Year Beer Dinner
The Cuisine Machine and Great Northern Brewery are teaming up again for our Leap Year Beer Dinner! 5 unique courses will be paired with 5 unique Great Northern beers during one very un
Black Star Beer Barter
Would you tattoo a giant red bronco on your back or fork over your precious taxidermy water buffalo? Prove it at The Black Star Barter !
Black Star beer invites you to participa
Whitefish World Championship Skijoring
It's winter, it's Montana, and it's wild! Big Sky Country's own exciting and unique Extreme Sport is here, with the most money, the largest field of competitors and for spectators, the biggest party
Pints with Purpose - Flathead Youth Home
The Great Northern Brewing Co. is excited to host Flathead Youth Home for our January Pints with Purpose night! For each pint, glass of wine, stein or pitcher sold at the Black Star Draught Hou
Pints with Purpose - Flathead Sled Dog Days
Come by the brewery this Thursday night and drink for the dogs! For every pint, stein, or glass of wine sold $1 will be donated to Flathead Sled Dog Days. Dog teams from near and
K9 Keg Pull
Great Northern Brewing Company is excited to announce their 2nd Annual K9 Keg Pull . The K9 Keg Pull will coincide with the Whitefish Chamber of Commerce's Christmas Stroll on Friday, December 9
Ski Season is coming! Every Thursday Night until the mountain's December 3rd opening, we'll be showing a different ski movie at the Black Star Draught House from Runner Up Sports. $1 24
Big Mountain Opens
Great Northern Brewing Company is inviting all Flathead Valley residents to contribute in the production of this year's batch of Frog Hop by hosting our 1st Annual Hop Swap!
Hop-I-De-Do-Da Beer Dinner
We are teaming up with The Cuisine Machine and Purple Frog Farms to put together a delicious farm dinner Friday, September 9th !
It will be a unique experience as we are hostin
Tapas with Tim
Mix it up Thursday, August 18th night and join Great Northern Brewery and the Cuisine Machine for our Tapas with Tim night! Four of GNBC's hand crafted beers will be paired with four del
Pints with Purpose - 911 Foundation
Come have some beers for the Flathead 911 Foundation Thursday, July 28th! For every pint, glass of wine, or stein, $1 is donated to this great non-profit organization. The goal of 911 Foundation i
Pints with Purpose - Whitefish Theatre Company
The Great Northern Brewing Co. is excited to host the Whitefish Theatre Company for our May Pints with Purpose night! For each pint, glass of wine, stein or pitcher sold at the Black Star Draug
Cinco de Mayo Beer Dinner
We're teaming up again with The Cuisine Machine for another Beer Dinner! On Thursday, May 5th, Chef Tim Good is serving up a Latin-inspired five-course meal paired with five of our fine ales and la
Beers for the Bob
Come to the Black Star Draught House on March 31, and have some beers for the Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation! For every pint sold from 4 to close, $1 will be donated to the foundat
Pints with Purpose - Community Center
The Great Northern Brewing Co. is excited to host the Whitefish Community Center for our 2nd Pints with Purpose night! For each pint sold on Thursday, March 24, $1
Already thinking about your garden? Then come join us upstairs at the Black Star Draught House for Nourish the Flathead 's 2nd Annual Seed Swap Saturday, March 19! For every pin
Calling all Telemark Race League racers! The Great Northern Brewing Company is excited to extend the Telemark Race League season one more week. This Thursday March 10th, all Tele Lea
Fat Tuesday Beer Dinner
The Great Northern Brewing Company and Tim Good of the
Cuisine Machine are teaming up once again!
This time we're serving up an amazing Mardi Gras-inspired dishes thoughtfully pa
Introducing Pints with Purpose
Northern Brewing Company is kicking off 2011 with a new focus - local
non-profit organizations of the Flathead Valley. We want to give back to the community, so we have
The Black Star Barter
JOIN US IN WHITEFISH, MONTANA
THE BLACK STAR BEER BARTER
What would you do or trade for a year’s supply of Black Star Beer? Black Star invites you to participate in The Black S
Great Northern Brewing's 16th Anniversary Party
Come celebrate 16 years of brewing at the Great Northern Brewing Company on Saturday, February 5th, 2011. Following the Black Star Barter , join us from 7-9pm at the brewery a
Rockin' Rail Jam
The Great Northern Brewery is a proud sponsor of the 5th Annual New Year’s Eve Rockin Rail Jam on Big Mountain. Black Star along
with other Great Northern brews will be
Holiday Throw Down Raffle
Just in time for Christmas
celebrations with friends and family!
Buy your $2 raffle tickets at
the brewery to win either a keg of Glacier Chaser, 1/4 keg of Frog Hop, OR a
case of F
Beer Pairing Dinner - December
We're serving up the perfect holiday outing. On Friday, December 17th the Great Northern Brewery is once again teaming with Tim Good of the Cuisine Machine for the last beer pairing dinner of 2010.
K9 Keg Pull 2010
Great Northern Brewing Company is pleased to announce the first annual K9 Keg Pull. The K9 Keg Pull is an official event of the Whitefish Christmas Stroll in downtown Whitefish on Friday, December 10
The "Pitcher Show" continues at the Black Star Draught House! Beginning December 2nd, the Draught House will feature a film on the first Thursday of every month. Colt classics have been the theme in
The Cuisine Machine Comes to the Black Star Draught House
The Black Star Draught House is pleased to be in partnership with Tim Good of the Cuisine Machine. Tim is now cooking all of the Draught House soups and chili.
Join us for lunch or apre ski!
Frog Hop Pale Ale 2010
Great Northern Brewing Company's Frog Hop Pale Ale goes on tap October 6th at 5pm at the Black Star Draught House.
Frog Hop Pale Ale was hopped using fresh locally grown hops from
Season Pass and Beer Card Sale
Buy your Whitefish Mountain Resort Season Ski Pass this Saturday night at the Black Star Draught House! Also discover the amazing season deals on beer from Whitefish's Great Northern Brewery.
Great Northern Heads to the Oregon Brewers Festival
Great Northern Brewing Company is participating in the Oregon Brewers Festival in Portland again this summer. Wheatfish will proudly represent the Brewery! Join us on the river front in downtown Port
2010 Summer Tours Start
Tours of the tallest building in Whitefish (the Great Northern Brewery) kick off Monday June 21st!
The Black Star Draught House is hiring its summer staff. Click here for all job listings and details.
Harry David's Pint Night
Harry David's in Missoula will be hosting a Black Star Pint Night, along with other Great Northern Brewing selections...see you at 8:30pm!
The Endless Feast
Come watch the PBS special "The Endless Feast", featuring Whitefish along with the brewery. We will host a viewing the episode here at the brewery at 4:30pm...
Garden City Brewfest, Missoula, MT: May 1, 2010 – 12-8pm – Caras Park – Downtown, Missoula. Join us for the 18th Annual Garden City Brewfest the first Saturday in May. This favo
Montana Beer Festival, Bozeman, MT
Montana Beer Festival, Bozeman, MT: April the 30th - from 6-10:30 PM at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds, the Beer Fest invites you to sample its bounty. Brewers from all over the Rockies sha
The Big Lebowski
Kick off our Tuesday night "pitcher show" season with "The Big Lebowski"...$10 pitcher special from 8:30-close. See our facebook.com/greatnorthernbrewing for the movie schedule
Black Star will be headed down to Coachella April 16-18. If you spot the Black Star Airstream Trailer, make sure to get your photo taken with your friends in the photobooth onboard. More Black Star d
Closed for Spring Cleaning
Black Star Draught House will be closed for April 5th and 6th SPRING CLEANING. Growler fills available from 4:00-6:00 pm. Regular hours of operation starting Wednesday April 7th, 2010.
Annual Pond Skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort
Come for Apre Skim at the Black Star Draught House! We are a proud sponsor of the pond skimming competition. It is open to all competitors 21yrs and older, and everyone is we
"The Monty" Hockey Tournament
We look forward to sponsoring "The Monty" again this year! Come support Whitefish hockey at the Stumpton Ice Den and at the Black Star Draught House for the post tournament party. "The Monty" is an a
St. Patrick's Day
Erin go bragh at the Black Star Draught House! Come get your GREEN BEER, live music from "Spring Wagon", and luck o' the Irish. Everybody's Irish on St. Patrick's Day...$3.00 pint special...faith n
Drink Beer for The Bob
Come enjoy a few brews and support wilderness tomorrow night from 6:00-9:00PM....$1 per pint sold goes to support trailwork in The Bob (Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation). Live music up in the Black
Whitefish Mountain Resort Winter Brewfest
THE BIG MOUNTAIN COMMERCIAL ASSOC. WINTER BREWFEST
SNOW BUS FUND RAISING EVENT SATURDAY, March 6, 1:00-5:00 PM IN THE WHITEFISH MOUNTAIN RESORT VILLAGE FEATURING THE LIVE MUSIC OF JOHN FLOR
Seed Swap Party
1st Annual Seed Swap Party at the Great Northern Brewery! Friday Mar 5th from 6-8pm. Bring any local, organic, heirloom etc. seeds with you to swap and share with friends. No GMO seeds! This ain't n
The first annual Bigfork Brewfest will feature Great Northern Brewing Company beer including our newly re-released Black Star Beer. The downtown street party will be from 3-7 pm
Black Star Beer
Since 1995, the Great Northern Brewing Company has produced some of the finest ales and lagers in the State of Montana.
This year the brewery is proud to reintroduce its legendary beer --- BLACK
Walk-In Cooler Complete
FINALLY!!! On Friday December 12th, the Black Star Draught House Crew completed the new walk-in cooler. This new cooler allows for a 200% increase of our draught beer capacity. Come check it out.
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Little Buckaroo Root Beer
Great Northern Brewing Company is releasing its newest creation-- "Little Buckaroo" root beer. Look for it on tap at the Black Star Draught House.
New Walk-in Cooler
On the 18th of November, the Black Star Draught House will be in the final stages of completion of the new walk-in cooler. The walk-in will have Draught House access and hold up to 40 1/2 BBL kegs. T
Whitefish Homebrewers' Club Kick-off Meeting
Great Northern Brewing and the Black Star Draught House are in cooperation to kick-off the Whitefish Homebrewers Club. The first informal meeting will be held at the Black Star Draught House on Sunda
Glacier Centennial All-American Ale
People have been enjoying a sneak-preview of Glacier Centennial All-American Ale here at the Black Star Draught House. The beer was brewed as the official beer of Glacier National Parks' 100th anni
Frog Hop On Tap
Frog Hop Fresh Hopped Pale Ale is now on tap at the Black Star Draught House. It will be available in 22 oz. bottles on Friday the 16th of October.
The 'Pitcher' Show
The Black Star Draught House kicks off The 'Pitcher' Show this Tuesday the 8th of September. Every Tuesday this fall, the Draught House will feature a "classic movie." The movies will be projected on
Big Mountain Brew Fest
Great Northern Brewing and 14 other regional breweries will participate in the Big Mountain Brew Fest on August 29th. The Brew Fest benefits the Big Mountain Commercial Association.
NEW Porter Soon To Be On Tap
Great Northern's new Porter is currently in the fermenters and bubbling away. The Black Star Draught House will have the Porter on tap starting the 20th of August. Come give it a try.
Whitefish Celebrates Huckleberry Days
Whitefish is celebrating Huckleberry Days in Depot Park. As you would expect, the Black Star Draught House will have its doors open and serving Great Northern Brewing's famous Wild Huckleberry Beer a
GNBC at the Oregon Brew Fest
The Great Northern Brewing Company was one of 72 breweries selected to participate in the infamous Oregon Brew Fest in downtown Portland. The only other Montana brewery selected was Bayern Brewi
Steve Ulrich and Emerson Roberts
These guys from TEXAS return for an encore show on the nights of Saturday July 4th.
We'll have the sidewalk open and the downstairs bar pouring beers for this great live musice event.
Milton Menasco and The Big Fiasco
Milton Menasco and The Big Fiasco LIVE at the Black Star Draught House Friday July 3rd. No cover. Band starts at 6PM. This should be a lot of fun.
Check them out at http://www.myspace.c
Tours of the Great Northern Brewery open to the public for the first time beginning July 1st 2009. See more about the details here .
Steve Ulrich and Emerson Roberts LIVE
LIVE FROM TEXAS! Steve Ulrich and Emerson Roberts play live here at the Black Star Draught House Friday night.
"He is a rocker and a hippie and a kommie and a kapitalist and a gypsy and
New Sandwich Menu at the Black Star Draught House
The Black Star Draught House launches a new sandwich menu on the 19th of June 2009 . With the issuance of a beer/wine license to the facility, the Draught House can now enjoy a menu of food, beer an
The New GNBC Website Goes Live
Welcome to the new website for the Great Northern Brewing Company and the Black Star Draught House.
HIGHLANDER BEER WINS
Highlander Beer won highest honors at the Gardent City Brew Fest this past weekend in Missoula. In a blind taste test and judging, Highlander was awarded "Best Montana Beer."
GNBC in Bozeman
Great Northern Brewing now works with Bronken Distributing in Bozeman, Montana. Look for three of our beers on tap (Wheatfish, Big Fog and Highlander) in and around Bozeman. Also, Wheatfish
Barter Rules and Regulations
Barter being sponsored by Black Star Beer, Great Northern Brewing Company and McKenzie River Corporation.
Prizing – One Grand Prize winner will be selected by a panel of judges at the clo