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Hop Swap 2014
09/16/2014
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 4th Annual Hop Swap!  The Ho

Hop Harvest Hullaballoo
09/13/2014
Join us on Saturday, September 13th as we kick off the bountiful hop harvest at   Glacier Hops Ranch   with all-you-can-drink GNBC beer, a pig roast from   Piggyback BBQ

Dazed & Confused Party
06/21/2014
We're teaming up with  Alpine Theatre Project  to bring back those nostalgic memories of your first keg party and listening to Frampton Comes Alive - in the style of the cult classic,&nb

Mini Masters
05/13/2014
We're bringing you the most prestigious miniature golf tournament in your favorite downtown Whitefish bars!  Pre-registration is required - come to Great Northern Brewing Company to sign up

4th Annual Beer Barter and Talent Show
02/08/2014
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. We welcome everyone 21

Great Northern Announces 'The 2014 Weathervane Series'
12/19/2013
Throughout 2014, Great Northern Brewing Company will be releasing six entirely new recipes in kegs and 22 ounce bottles. Here's a bit more about The Weathervane Series:   The Great Nort

Pray for Snow Beer Dinner
11/16/2013
Let's get saucy with Ullr! As we pray to the snow gods for another great ski season, we're serving up BBQ by  Ed McGrew's Barbecue Catering  buffet-style, and  The Cuisine Machine

Wheatfish Wins Silver at Great American Beer Fest
10/14/2013
Great Northern Brewing Company walked away from the nation’s largest beer festival with a lot to brag about; a silver medal around the long neck of one of its flagship beers – Wheatfis

Hop-I-De-Do-Da Beer Dinner
09/14/2013
Come join  Great Northern Brewing Company ,  Purple Frog Gardens  and  The Cuisine Machine  for a summer farm-to-table dinner on Saturday, September 14th at the

Beer Whiskey Dinner
08/08/2013
Great Northern Brewing Company, Glacier Distilling Company, The Cuisine Machine, and Glacier Park Weddings are teaming up to bring an unforgettable summer feast on Thursday, Augu

Speakeasy Party
06/08/2013
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

Mini Masters
04/25/2013
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
04/18/2013
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
03/17/2013
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
02/14/2013
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
02/02/2013
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
01/25/2013
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
11/25/2012
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
11/15/2012
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
11/10/2012
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
09/18/2012
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
09/13/2012
  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
09/11/2012
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
08/05/2012
Earl Grey Pale Ale   IBUs  = 50 Alcohol %  = 5.25 ABV OG = 12.5 deg Plato (1.050)   Ingredients: Pale malt 90% Briess C60 10 % Sufficient gypsum f

Great Northern Brewing Brings Summer Concerts to Whitefish
08/04/2012
  Great Northern Brewing is excited to announce two days of live music amongst the trees of downtown Whitefish’s Depot Park this summer!    Keller Williams  w

Beer Dinner
06/15/2012
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
06/14/2012
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
02/29/2012
  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
02/04/2012
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
01/28/2012
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
01/19/2012
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
12/15/2011
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
12/09/2011
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

Powder Nights
12/03/2011
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
12/03/2011
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Hop Swap
09/20/2011
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!   The Hop

Hop-I-De-Do-Da Beer Dinner
09/09/2011
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
08/18/2011
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
07/28/2011
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
05/12/2011
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
05/05/2011
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
03/31/2011
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
03/24/2011
    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

Seed Swap
03/19/2011
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

Tele League
03/10/2011
  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
03/08/2011
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
02/24/2011
The Great 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
02/05/2011
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
02/05/2011
  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
12/31/2010
  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
12/23/2010
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
12/17/2010
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
12/10/2010
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
12/02/2010
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
10/18/2010
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! &n

Frog Hop Pale Ale 2010
10/06/2010
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 Purp

Season Pass and Beer Card Sale
09/25/2010
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. &n

Great Northern Heads to the Oregon Brewers Festival
07/23/2010
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
06/21/2010
Tours of the tallest building in Whitefish (the Great Northern Brewery) kick off Monday June 21st!

NOW HIRING
06/08/2010
The Black Star Draught House is hiring its summer staff. Click here for all job listings and details.

Harry David's Pint Night
05/19/2010
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
05/17/2010
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...

Missoula Brewfest
05/01/2010
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
04/30/2010
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
04/20/2010
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

Coachella
04/16/2010
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
04/05/2010
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
04/03/2010
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
04/02/2010
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
03/17/2010
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
03/12/2010
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
03/06/2010
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
03/05/2010
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

Bigfork Brewfest
02/27/2010
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
02/06/2010
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
12/12/2009
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.

Facebook Deal
12/01/2009
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Little Buckaroo Root Beer
11/20/2009
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
11/18/2009
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
10/19/2009
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
10/01/2009
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
09/25/2009
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
09/08/2009
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
08/29/2009
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.   The

NEW Porter Soon To Be On Tap
08/20/2009
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
08/07/2009
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
07/26/2009
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
07/04/2009
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
07/03/2009
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 Begin
07/01/2009
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
06/26/2009
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
06/19/2009
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
06/01/2009
Welcome to the new website for the Great Northern Brewing Company and the Black Star Draught House.

HIGHLANDER BEER WINS
05/04/2009
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." http://www.missoulia

GNBC in Bozeman
04/20/2009
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
02/05/2000
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

Wheatfish Silver Medal Code
11/25/1999
Thanks for giving Wheatfish some love! As a thank you for your purchase of Wheatfish, please visit our online store and receive free shipping with any purchase. Just enter the voucher code WHEATFI

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Great Northern Brewing Company walked away from the nation’s largest beer festival with a lot to brag about; a silver medal around the long neck of one of its flagship beers – Wheatfis