Facts and Figures

The Montana Brewers Association was founded in 1998 and supports the needs of Montana Brewers and their customers.

  • MBA members are committed to producing the finest handcrafted beers found anywhere.
  • Montana made beers are a value-added product, using malted grains grown in Montana and throughout the Northwest.
  • Members of the MBA are devoted to the communities in which they live.   MBA members contribute annually over $100,000 to more than 400 local charitable organizations.
  • Montana breweries have become an integral piece of the experience of Montana, and are a cultural attraction for many toursists visiting our great state.
  • MBA members strive to have a positive impact on Montana communities by providing equal employment opportunities and paying a living wage.
  • MBA members support and employ the services of other local and Montana based businesses whenever possible.

Montana Brewers:

  • There are 73 breweries operating in the state, with 12 known breweries in planning as of February 2018.
  • Distribute products through Montana’s beer and wine wholesale distributors.
  • Pay local, state, and federal taxes in personal property, income, real estate, and excise categories.