Review: Montucky Cold Snack


“The Unofficial Beer of Montana” is actually made in Wisconsin, but I doubt anyone’s checking the fine print in the Great White North.

What we have here is a lager as pale as the folks for whom it’s made, sold in 16 oz. cans emblazoned with a white horse and pastel mountains. Inside the can is nothing particularly noteworthy, though on a hot day or after sufficient exertion it will offer sufficient refreshment to pull you through til dinnertime. Both lightly sweet and malty, it’s a breakfast cereal in beer form, just chewy enough to come across as a touch heavier than a light beer.

The finish is fairly clean but unmemorable, though a beer like this clearly doesn’t have designs on overthrowing your favorite IPA or stout in your refrigerator. It’s picnic and party beer, built for summers by the pool or lake or what-have-you, the kind of places where beer in 16 oz. cans work really well.

4% abv.

B- / $8 per six-pack of 16 oz. cans /

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1 Response

  1. chad March 1, 2016 / 12:14 pm

    Thanks Christopher! We appreciated the honest review. I did want to note that while we are brewed in WI ( we don’t try to hide that at all) we are based in Bozeman, MT and all of our swag is produced by companies in the Pacific Northwest. To boot we donate 8% of our proceeds to nonprofits and charities that are located in the markets we are sold in. Thanks again!


    chad (co-owner/founder)

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