The Top 28 Mountain Brews

The best beers around the mountain standard time zone

The microbrew is a staple of RIMBY life. Nothing quite compares to cracking open a cold one after a day in the mountains. Brewing companies seem to gravitate to outdoor epicenters (see Boulder, Salt Lake City, Bozeman, etc, etc, etc) which is awesome, because we happen to love both the outdoors AND great beer! With so many options on the beer shelf in these towns, we decided to share with you 28 of the best brews to compliment your adventurous lifestyle.

India Pale Ales

Pale Ales

Stouts

Pilsners / Lagers

Brown Ales

Red / Amber Ales

Wheat

Sours / Saisons / Fruit Beers

Images credited to: Obsidian StoutRunoff Red IPA


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