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Black Star Brewery

Whitefish, MT
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Ranked #5 of 13 Activities in Whitefish
Type: Breweries
Activities: Beertasting, Group tours/walking tour
Description: A local brewery offering free beer and daily tours.
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Trinidad
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288 reviews 288 reviews
94 attraction reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stopped into the Great Northern Brewing Company and decided to sit at the small serving counter downstairs in the Black Star Draught house. It seemed to be very popular as there was a constant stream of patrons going up and down the stairs! There was a large group in the downstairs area too sitting on the sofa and bar... More

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Bucaramanga, Colombia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

I love Black Star! They have some amazing seasonals, so I would recommend always trying whatever brew is on tap for the season. This is especially great if you like bear with flavor and dimension! Don't be afraid to strike up a conversation with the locals. This is a popular local hang out, and they will all share tips about... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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75 reviews 75 reviews
46 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

We loved it. The building is really cool and the beers were good. Make sure you go upstairs to the gameroom in the warehouse.

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Roselle Park, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

A very nice light lager, not overpowering like many microbrews have become. I hope that it shows up on the east coast soon.

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Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

First of all let me state I am a beer geek and a beer tourist. I purposefully seek out places like this when I am on vacation so I am highly critical when it comes to my beers. In terms of the quality of the beers for fellow beer geeks, they are average to below average, though I suspect those... More

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calgary
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12 reviews 12 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Ask for a flight, it's a tasting of all their beer's for $9.50. So good! We shared one and i was feeling no pain and thought they all tasted great by the end of it. ;) Apparently they did have food there but that was not a focus.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We went here every day during our trip. We enjoyed sitting at the bar downstairs and talking with the awesome bar tenders. They were friendly and very knowledgeable of the beer. And the beer was some of the best I've tasted. The IPA was excellent and my wife enjoyed the Huckleberry. I highly suggest going here. Take a seat at... More

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Whitefish
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

The brewery is always on our radar list to share with friends. We love the sampler platter and love the huckleberry beer! No food here so come fed before you arrive.

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Winnipeg
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Very Friendly - The veggie sandwich was the best vegetarian meal I have ever had. We had two couples and two kids ages 6 and 8 and they loved the root beer floats, with the root beer made on the premises. The Brews were excellent, and there was good variety. That would be my "local" if there was such a... More

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Whitefish, Montana
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Great brewery right in town, great building design, right on the corner, amazing views of the Big Mountain, always a favorite.

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