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5 of Idaho's Best Hiking and Brewery Pairings

Hit the trail then quench your thirst with an Idaho brew.

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Idaho breweries crisscross the state offering up a variety of hand-crafted beers just waiting to satisfy your tastebuds. Plus, a beer never tastes better than after a great hike on a warm summer day. Bonus: pair your local beer with some delicious pub food and you've got a recipe for the ultimate post-hike meal. Raise a glass to getting outside and exploring Idaho this summer.


1. Stack Rock and Payette Brewing Co.

Photo: Dusty Klein

Sun Valley

2. Johnston Pass and Sun Valley Brewery

Photo: Sarah Sheehy

Idaho Falls

3. "R" Mountain and Idaho Brewing Co.

Photo: Josh Packer

Coeur d’Alene

4. Mineral Ridge and Slate Creek Brewing Co.

Photo: Rose Freeman


5. Goldbug Hot Springs and Bertram’s Brewery

Photo: Ross Perkins

Find out more about your adventures in the Gem State at Visit Idaho.

Cover photo: Ross Perkins

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