Spend some time sampling Montana’s contribution to the national craft-beer and distilling explosions. Flathead Valley hosts ten breweries and distilleries, each producing multiple libations. Visit the websites for tour and entertainment offerings. Columbia Falls own Backslope Brewery is just five minutes from Meadow Lake Resort. Remember to designate a driver, drink responsibly, or a little of both.
Distance: Five minutes to 1 hour drive from Meadow Lake Resort
Cost: Entry is free. Prices vary by consumption
Recommended Attire: Weather appropriate casual.
Intensity: You pick the intensity. Check websites for age restrictions
More Information: Contact Meadow Lake Resort Activities Desk (800) 321-4653 or direct websites:
Columbia Falls: Backslope Brewing— http://www.backslopebrewing.com/
Whitefish: The Great Northern Brewing Company –http://www.greatnorthernbrewing.com/
Bonsai Brewing Project –http://www.allaboutbeer.com/article/bonsai-brewing-project/
Spotted Bear Spirits –http://www.spottedbearspirits.com/
Kalispell: Kalispell Brewing Company –http://www.spottedbearspirits.com/
Bigfork: Flathead Lake Brewing Company –http://www.flatheadlakebrewing.com/
Whistling Andy Distilling –http://www.whistlingandy.com/
Lakeside: Tamarack Brewing Company –http://www.tamarackbrewing.com/lakeside/
Coram: Glacier Distilling Company –http://www.glacierdistilling.com/
Eureka: H.A. Brewing Company –http://www.habrewing.com/