GNBC Trivia Night
Apr
24
11:30 AM11:30

GNBC Trivia Night

Join us for a night of sort of difficult questions and really great beer. Win Great Northern Brewing beer and swag...just for being smart! 

We will be there with our team, find us for stickers and high fives. 

See you at the Montana Taphouse!

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Apres Season Games
Apr
28
12:00 PM12:00

Apres Season Games

It's almost that time...time for the most highly anticipated games of the year!

Get your team together and sign up for an evening of beers and athleticism.

Great prizes, great beer, great times. 

We'll see you at the 2018 Apres Season Games!

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Paint & Drink Night: Create your own custom hat!
May
20
6:30 PM18:30

Paint & Drink Night: Create your own custom hat!

What is this? Well, you've probably heard, seen, or even maybe participated in the ever popular 'paint and and sip' nights before, fun right? Well, this popular Seattle artist Sarah Elizabeth will be adding a little bit of a different flare to the night. She's known for her commissioned artwork all over the country and custom painted hat designs and with her instruction, you'll be custom painting your very own 'Mountain Inspired' hat!


FAQ:
How long is it going to take: We like to allow for about 2 hours for the painting itself, it is encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes early to find your seat and get settled with your beer.

What's included in the price? All supplies you'll need to create your custom hat is included in the price. 2 hour instruction by nationally known artist, Sarah Elizabeth.

Is there an age limit? No! This is a family friendly establishment. (21+ for the beer of course). We do recommend anyone painting to be at least 10 years of age.

What should I wear? You will be provided with an apron but we recommend you wearing something that you wouldn't mind getting paint on - just in case!

Is there assigned seating? No, we won't make you split up from your friends.

What if I'm a newbie to painting? Don't worry, this is supposed to be fun, even if you have years of experience or none at all, you'll be given a step by step process of painting a lovely design on your hat.

Are there refunds if I absolutely hate my hat? Unfortunately, no. If you don't wish to keep the hat for yourself, they make great gifts!

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Jorts Helles Lager - Back In Style
Apr
12
5:00 PM17:00

Jorts Helles Lager - Back In Style

Jorts is back!!! 

Wear your favorite, most comfortable pair of jorts to the Brewery and get $2 pints, starting at 5pm. 

$12 Pitchers
$8 Brats and a Pint
$3 Pints....for the non-jorts wearing folks. 


As you ease into your Jorts, a fresh aroma of malt and light noble hops will have you feeling immediately comfortable.

An easy-going malty sweetness rounded off by a subtle earthiness offers a bright and clean profile that will leave you light and free-- just like the age old feeling of wearing jeans without pant legs.

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Closing Day Quaffing
Apr
8
5:30 PM17:30

Closing Day Quaffing

Join us at the Taphouse for a wee spot of closing day Gelande Quaffing. 

Grab your three best (beer chugging) friends and get warmed up for the Apres Season Games at the Taphouse on April 28. 

Don't be sad it's over, be sad your sober.

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Pints With Purpose - Flathead Rapids
Mar
8
5:00 PM17:00

Pints With Purpose - Flathead Rapids

Come on out to the Great Northern Brewing Co. to support the Flathead Rapids! Providing soccer programs for over 1,200 local kids, the Rapids are the largest youth organization in the Flathead Valley. Help us grow and strengthen these programs, so we can provide quality soccer at affordable prices. For every beer sold, GNBC will give $1 directly back to the Flathead Rapids. Lets pack the house!

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Bigfork Brewfest
Mar
3
2:00 PM14:00

Bigfork Brewfest

Come down, or up, to Bigfork, Montana on beautiful Flathead Lake for the Bigfork Brewfest on March 3rd! 

We will be there in full swing serving some of our favorite brews.

Big Mountain Tea Pale Ale

Guy on a Buffalo Coffee Stout

and Mud Saison

Join the festivities with live music, food vendors, and of course... beers. 

Bundle up and we will see you in Bigfork!

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It's Mud Saison
Mar
1
5:00 PM17:00

It's Mud Saison

Whitefish locals say mud season...we say Mud SAISON. 

Join us March 1st to ring in the spring with our Mud Saison, part of Great Northern Brewing Company's 2018 Bushwhack Series 

$3 Pints

$12 Pitchers

Cheers!

 

 

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Pints With Purpose - Riding On Insulin
Feb
22
5:00 PM17:00

Pints With Purpose - Riding On Insulin

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Great Northern Brewing will give $1 from each pint sold back to ROI. Come raise a glass and money for Riding On Insulin!

"Our vision is to instill resilience in those facing chronic diseases.
RIDING ON INSULIN empowers, activates and connects the global diabetes community through shared experience and action sports. In addition to establishing a comfortable environment, we strive to help families explore new passions, challenge T1D, and celebrate each other’s successes. "

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Cutter Pale Ale Release Party
Feb
15
5:00 PM17:00

Cutter Pale Ale Release Party

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You heard right, Cutter is back.

What started as an award - winning homebrew recipe, Cutter pale ale is an easy drinking beer that has been perfected over the last several year and become one of our Staff Favorites. 

$3 pints starting at 5pm
$20 pitcher and nacho special


Cheers!

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23rd Anniversary at Winter Carnival
Feb
3
to Feb 4

23rd Anniversary at Winter Carnival

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Celebrate 23 years of beers and cheers with Great Northern Brewing Company during Winter Carnival!

Grab your tin billycans from Ski Joring or buy them at the Brewery for $7 refils (32 oz.) during Whitefish's legendary Winter Carnival. 

Billycans can be filled through Super Bowl Sunday, as well! 

Join us after the parade for music by Tonewall and Gladys Friday

We are passionate about brewing beer for our community and look forward to celebrating with Whitefish during the 2018 Winter Carnival.

Cheers!

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Gelande Quaffing Tournament
Feb
1
to Feb 2

Gelande Quaffing Tournament

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That Right Ladies & Gentlemen!!!!

The 2018 Whitefish Winter Carnival is now jam packed with even more fun!!! Smokin' Aces Events and Great Northern Brewery are pleased to present Whitefish Winter Carnival Gelande Quaffing at Great Northern Bar & Grill!!! This event is one that should not be missed! Gleande Quaffing brings together the grace of Gleande with the fun of drinking beer! Teams of 4 will go head to head by throwing mugs full of beer down and off a table to a waiting teammate. The teammate must wait for it to slide off the table and catch the mug before it hits the ground. Then they must consume the contents before continuing on the in the round. Teams score points based on catching and consuming the beer mug. Each round will make things harder and harder until we have crowned the first ever Whitefish Winter Carnival Gelande Quaffing Champions!

The rules of the game maintain one simple rule: Teams take turns throwing beers down and off the table to their teammates, whom must catch it before it hits the ground and comsume its contents. The team with the most catches wins. From there each round makes things more and more interesting.

Round One (1 Minute):

Each team member will rotate around the table going from the pitcher postion, in which they are tossing the beer mug down the table, to the quaffer, catching and consuming the beer mug. All four players must participate in the round. Teams will score 1 Point for all beers that are caught on the mug. Teams will score 2 Points for all beer caught by the handle. Judges will make the call on whether or not the team consumed enough of the beer (no spilling) to consider it a scoring toss. The team with the most points after 1 minute wins and moves on.

Round Two (1 Minute):

Each team member will rotate around the table going from the pitcher postion, in which they are tossing the beer mug down the table, to the quaffer, catching and consuming the beer mug. All four players must participate in the round. In this round each quaffer must do a 360 degree spin before catching the beer mug. The quaffer must wait to spin until the pitcher has tossed the mug down the table. Teams will score 1 Point for all beers that are caught on the mug. Teams will score 2 Points for all beer caught by the handle. Judges will make the call on whether or not the team consumed enough of the beer (no spilling) to consider it a scoring toss. The team with the most points after 1 minute wins and moves on.

Round Three (1 Minute):

Each team member will rotate around the table going from the pitcher postion, in which they are tossing the beer mug down the table, to the quaffer, catching and consuming the beer mug. All four players must participate in the round. In this round each quaffer must either do a 360 degree spint or catch the mug under one leg. Teams will score 1 Point for all beers that are caught on the mug. Teams will score 2 Points for all beer caught by the handle. Judges will make the call on whether or not the team consumed enough of the beer (no spilling) to consider it a scoring toss. The team with the most points after 1 minute wins and moves on.

Championship Round (2 Minutes):

Each team member will rotate around the table going from the pitcher postion, in which they are tossing the beer mug down the table, to the quaffer, catching and consuming the beer mug. All four players must participate in the round. In this round each team must complete three catches before moving on to "Freestyle" scoring. The must first complete a handle catch, then a 360 degre spin catch and finally a catch under one leg. After this, teams will be scored based on creativity and showmanship. Judges will score a team from 1-5 on each catch. The team with the most points after 2 minutes wins and is crownd Whitefish Winter Carnival Gelande Quaffing Champions!

All participants must be over the age of 21. A team may be disqualified if a team member is deemed overtly intoxicated. NO SUBSTITUTIONS ARE ALLOWED!!!! There is a maximum of 16 teams, so get signed up now!!

Cash Prizes will be given to the winners. Cash purse will be determined based on the number of teams signed up.

All event proceeds will go towards helping fund the 2018 Smokin' Aces Tour. The Smokin' Aces Tour gives young skiers and snowboarders across the Northern Rockies competive platform for them to showcase their skills at events closer to home, while maintaining a regional competitive base.#ForTheKids

If you're still wondering what the heck Gelande Quaffing is... take a look at this video---> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDCkKDDgHOQ

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Whitefish Ski Joring
Jan
27
to Jan 28

Whitefish Ski Joring

It's that time of year again! 

ski·jor·ing
ˌskēˈjôriNG 
noun
the action of being pulled over snow or ice on skis by a horse or dog or a motor vehicle, as a sport or recreation activity.

Come visit the Great Northern Snow Bar at Whitefish Ski Joring 2018!

Get your collectors Billycans-- 32 oz for $7 refills, and use them the following week at Winter Carnival, too! 

We will have ice luges, cowbells, and good times. 

Cheers!

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Firkin - Red Meadow Royal with Rum Barrel Chips
Jan
12
3:00 PM15:00

Firkin - Red Meadow Royal with Rum Barrel Chips

This smooth and malty Belgian Dubbel meets the full and oaky rum barrel flavor- a match made in heaven. 
When introducing these two, we knew the malty sweetness of the belgian dubbel would dance nicely with the spiciness from the rum barrel chips. Fruity esters round this beer out for a full-flavored winter warmer that will leave a lasting first impression.

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Firefighter Stairclimb Pints With Purpose
Jan
11
5:00 PM17:00

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Firefighter Stairclimb Pints With Purpose

Since 1949 LLS has been on the forefront of blood cancer advances such as chemotherapies and stem cell transplantation leading the way to the targeted therapies and immunotherapies that are saving thousands of lives today. LLS is changing the landscape of cancer with more than 300 active research projects that explore different avenues of new and adventurous research; ones with promise and ones that will save lives not someday, but today. Whenever we talk about cancer, we always use the same word. Someday. Someday there will be a cure. Someday we won’t lose the people we love. But when is someday? With LLS’s research partnerships and collaborations with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, patients support services and advocates working for blood cancer patients everywhere, someday is today.

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Ski Socks Sour Release
Jan
4
5:00 PM17:00

Ski Socks Sour Release

Loosen your boots, we're bring our Ski Socks American Sour to the Brewery on January 4th. 

To celebrate the newest addition to our 2018 Bushwhack Series, we are having Tamarack Ski Shop do on-site ski and snowboard waxing. 

$3 Pints

$20 Pitcher + cheese plate 

and if you buy a pair of socks, we'll give you a pint on the house. 

Cheers! 

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Maple Bacon Lumbersexual Firkin
Dec
22
3:00 PM15:00

Maple Bacon Lumbersexual Firkin

We used real hickory smoked bacon, cooked in-house, to impart the familiar flavors of maple and bacon that we all love. The maple was sourced from all natural maple extract. We can't wait to try this unique spin on one of our town favorites. The perfect combination of sweet and salty.

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Pints and Paint with Sarah Ashwood - SOLD OUT
Dec
17
6:00 PM18:00

Pints and Paint with Sarah Ashwood - SOLD OUT

Grab a pint, grab a brush and get your paint on . 

Seattle artist Sarah Ashwood will be at Great Northern Brewing Company on December 17th from 6-8pm painting custom hats. 

All materials are provided and there is no experience necessary. 

Tickets are available at here  and include one pint. 

 

See you there! 

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Powdered Souls  Pints With Purpose
Dec
14
5:30 PM17:30

Powdered Souls Pints With Purpose

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Powdered Soul is a nonprofit dedicated to helping youth members in the Flathead Valley earn funds for extracuricular activities. We award scholarship funds based on the amount of work a participant completes for the community. We want to assist these youth in following their passions now, while giving them life skills to help them succeed in their passions as adults.

 

Join us at the Brewery 

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Red Meadow Royal Release
Dec
7
5:00 PM17:00

Red Meadow Royal Release

As part of the 2018 Bushwhack Series, where we step off the beaten path and brew new beers for the first time, we are releasing Red Meadow Royal Belgian Dubbel. 

To celebrate this addition to our lineup we are having a party at the Brewery!

$2 pints when you show a photo of your trophy elk from the season

$5 Pomme Frites Plates

$3 Pints & $12 Pitchers

So even if you didn't tag your royal this hunting season you can still celebrate the joys of hunting...and great beer. 

Cheers!

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Hops Against Hunger - State Wide Pint Night
Dec
6
5:00 PM17:00

Hops Against Hunger - State Wide Pint Night

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Montana Breweries Unite to Fight! Tis’ the season to help your neighbor, and your local brewery wants to make it as easy as enjoying some pints. 

Directions: Show up and enjoy some pints! 

No good deed will go unrewarded: For every pint purchased, you will receive an entry to a free drawing for a Montana Ski & Stay package Giveaway! 

A portion of every pint sold during this event will be combined with others all across the state to raise provide for our seniors, children, veterans and families across Montana are in need of a holiday meal. 

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Frequent Firkin Fix - SnowGhost
Nov
24
3:00 PM15:00

Frequent Firkin Fix - SnowGhost

SnowGhost with Madagascar Vanilla Beans 

Cozy up...this will be a good one. We expect the hard maple to impart flavors of maple candy, nutmeg and cinnamon with a hint of cocoa to tie into the full-bodied creamy finish of SnowGhost Winter Lager. These flavors blended with just the right amount of vanilla should be the perfect combination of flavors and aromas
reminiscent of our favorite wintertime beverages and treats.

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Lumbersexual Release
Nov
22
5:00 PM17:00

Lumbersexual Release

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Wear Flannel and get $2 Pints all night

$5 Bacon Cheddar Waffles

$12 Pitchers

 

The Lumbersexual is brewed with six malt varieties
and Northwest Magnum and Willamette Hops. Its
silky smooth mouthfeel and rich body make it the
perfect addition to any draught lineup. This Scotch
Ale will have you longing for bacon, scruffy
beards and plaid shirts.

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Santos Dios Tapping
Nov
2
6:00 PM18:00

Santos Dios Tapping

"SANTO DIOS!"

"OH MY GOSH!" 

We are tapping our Mole Stout brewed with Capsicum Peppers, Cocoa & Vanilla on November 2nd in the Draught House. 

To celebrate this winter warmer we are doing

$3 Santo Dios pints

$12 Pitchers

$5 Frito & Chilli Bowls

We will see you on Thursday!

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