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Idaho Craft Beer Month

Last updated April 04, 2024 by Totally Boise

April is Idaho Craft Beer Month, and with over 100 active breweries in Idaho alone, there is certainly no shortage of places to celebrate all the unique flavors the Gem State has to offer!

Bert's Brewing

Bert's Brewing is a testament to the art of beer-making. With a focus on selecting the finest ingredients and a meticulous brewing process, Bert's is dedicated to delivering exceptional beers that resonate with quality and craftsmanship. Their tasting room serves as a vibrant hub for the community, offering a space where friends and neighbors can gather for lively conversations and forge lasting relationships. Brew up something good with Bert's Brewing.

Location: 3577 Brown St, Garden City, ID 83714

Barbarian Brewing

With two locations in Garden City and downtown Boise, Barbarian Brewing is for those who appreciate the old-world charm of barrel-aged beers and innovative brews like Ice Cream Ales and Candy Gose series. Their taprooms are the exclusive spots to experience their limited-batch creations. While beer may be mainstream, don’t get too civilized and check out Barbarian Brewing.

Locations: 1022 W Main St, Boise, Idaho 83702

114 East 32nd St, Garden City, ID83714

Mother Earth Brew Co.

Mother Earth Brew Co. is a family-founded brewery that prides itself on sharing the love of craft beer. From humble beginnings in North San Diego to becoming Idaho's largest brewery, their story is one of passion, community, and award-winning beers. Experience the love of craft at Mother Earth Brew Co..

Locations: 406 S 3rd St, Boise, ID 83702

1428 Madison Ave, Nampa, ID 83687

Lost Grove Brewing

Lost Grove Brewing focuses on sustainable practices and social responsibility. They're a carbon-neutral brewery that crafts great beer and fosters community connections. Leave the right footprint at Lost Grove Brewing.

Locations: 1026 S. La Pointe St 83706

1602 N 13th St, Boise, ID 83702

Voodoo Brewing Co.

Voodoo Brewing Co. brings its renowned craft beer experience to Boise, offering a wide range of brews and pub fare made with the highest quality ingredients. Unwrap the mystery at Voodoo Brewing Co.

Location: 9931 West Cable Car Street Boise, ID 83709

Payette Brewing Co.

Payette Brewing Co. is known for its rebellious spirit and uncompromising beer quality. Their mission is to brew awesome beers while building a culture that connects with their community. Their dedication to the craft is evident in every pint. Adventure’s brewing at Payette Brewing Co.

Location: 733 S Pioneer St, Boise, ID 83702

Cloud 9 Brewery

Cloud 9 Brewery is a nanopub that values creativity and community feedback in their brewing process. Their commitment to quality and service makes them a must-visit for beer aficionados and foodies alike. Walk on air this month with Cloud 9 Brewery.

Location: 1750 W State St, Boise, ID 83702

White Dog Brewing Company

With locations in both Boise and Caldwell, White Dog Brewing embodies a passion for entrepreneurship and a dedication to crafting exceptional beers. Their "Fetch the Good Life" motto is reflected in their diverse and carefully crafted beer selection. “Fetch the good life” at White Dog Brewing Company.

Locations: 705 W Fulton St, Boise, ID 83702

712 Arthur St Suite A, Caldwell, ID 83605

10 Barrel Brewing

10 Barrel Brewing is renowned for its innovative beers and commitment to the craft. Their brewpub offers a dynamic atmosphere where creativity in brewing is always on display. Brew beer, drink beer, and have fun while doing it at 10 Barrel Brewing.

Location: 826 W Bannock St, Boise, ID 83702

Highlands Hollow Brewhouse

Highlands Hollow has been a beloved fixture in the North-End community for years, offering handcrafted beers and artisanal fare in a warm and friendly setting. Check out this North End staple at Highlands Hollow.

Location: 2455 Harrison Hollow Lane, Boise, Idaho 83702

Edge Brewing

Edge Brewing is where perfecting the craft of beer meets a vibrant pub atmosphere and delectable cuisine. Their commitment to innovation and community makes them a standout in the Boise brewing scene. Find the perfect blend of beer, atmosphere, and cuisine at Edge Brewing.

Location: 525 Steelhead Way, Boise, ID 83704

New Colony Beer Co.

New Colony Beer Co. brings a fresh perspective to the Boise craft beer scene, promising a range of meticulously crafted brews. Their presence in Boise speaks to the vibrant and evolving craft beer community in the area. For some great vibes and great beer, New Colony Beer Co..

Location: 420 N Orchard St, Boise, ID 83706

Woodland Empire

Woodland Empire prides itself on creating locally crafted brews that tell a story with every pint. From crisp Pilsners to rich Stouts, they utilize traditional brewing methods and local ingredients, embodying Idaho’s spirit. Join the empire at Woodland Empire.

Location: 1114 W Front Street, Boise, ID 83702

Bittercreek Alehouse

Since 1996, Bittercreek Alehouse has been a cornerstone in Boise for 'Good Beer,' spotlighting brews from independent brewers with a focus on local, sustainable practices. Their basement brewery allows for experimentation and a commitment to environmental stewardship. For good vibes, and even better people, visit Bittercreek Alehouse.

Location: 246 N 8th St, Boise, ID 83702

Sockeye Brewing

Since 1996, Sockeye Brewing Co. has been a staple in the Boise beer scene, known for their iconic ales and lagers. With a commitment to brewing excellence, they have grown significantly while keeping innovation at the heart of their operations. Great beer is always better with friends at Sockeye Brewing

Locations: 12542 W Fairview Avenue 83713

3823 N Garden Center Way, Boise, ID 83703

Powderhaus Brewing Company

Powderhaus Brewing is dedicated to bringing traditional German styles to the Boise craft beer market, with a unique American twist. They focus on classic brewing methods and styles, promising a taste of the 'Haus' culture. Let's get you that beer at Powderhaus Brewing Company.

Location: 9719 W Chinden Blvd, Garden City, ID 83714

Mad Swede Brewing Company

Founded by Jerry and Susie Larson, Mad Swede Brewing Company embodies a passion for crafting high-quality beers using local ingredients. With a focus on community and sustainability, they strive to make Boise an even better place. Discover the madness with Mad Swede Brewing.

Location: 2772 S. Cole Rd, Suite 140, Boise, Idaho 83709


Prost! offers Boise a slice of Germany with authentic German biers served in traditional glassware, alongside German fare. With an outdoor patio nestled right on 8th street, Prost! is the spot to be for great pints and people watching alike. Their stein club celebrates beer drinking prowess, inviting all to enjoy the camaraderie. Cheers at Prost!.

Location: 274 N 8th St Boise, ID 83702

Broadway on the Rocks

Broadway on the Rocks features an expansive selection of beers on tap, craft cocktails, and wine. With live music and a welcoming staff, it’s a go-to spot for quality drinks and great times. Dig the vibe with Broadway on the Rocks.

Location: 1219 S Broadway Ave, Boise, ID 83706


The Taphouse stands as a beacon for beer lovers, boasting an impressive selection of drafts and a menu to complement. A lively atmosphere and a passion for the craft make it a must-visit. Tap into greatness at Taphouse.

Locations: 760 W. Main St. Boise, ID / 9765 W State St Star, ID 83669

Twisted District Brew Co.

Twisted District Brew Co. offers a unique blend of culinary delights, exciting events, and craft beer. Their vibrant atmosphere and commitment to quality make them a standout in the Boise beer scene. Come, dine, and be entertained with Twisted District Brew Co.!

Location: 3840 W Chinden Blvd SUITE 110, Garden City, ID 83714

Western Collective

Western Collective challenges the norms of brewing and community engagement, creating a space for beer enthusiasts and newcomers alike. Their events and inclusive philosophy make them a beacon of innovation. Do Idaho Craft Beer Month the fun way at Western Collective.

Location: 111 W 33rd Street, Garden City, ID 83714

House of Western

House of Western blends Americana and a 70s vibe for an unforgettable experience. With games, music, and a menu that caters to all, it’s more than just a bar; it’s a destination for fun. As they say themselves, go out, get down, imbibe, play, celebrate, and enjoy House of Western.

Location: 610 W Idaho St Boise, ID 83706


Matlack’s Public House & Biergarten celebrates friendship and community over great beer and smoked food. It’s a welcoming spot for all to enjoy the essence of a true pub. Raise a glass at Matlack’s.

Location: 1100 West Front Street, Boise, ID, 83702

Mulligans Pub & Eatery

Mulligans Pub & Eatery is a cozy spot in Boise where friends can gather for a pint and good times. With bar games galore, there is guaranteed to be a good time for everyone you bring along to these April festivities. Join the fun at Mulligans Pub & Eatery.

Location: 1009 W Main St, Boise, ID 83702

Solid Grill & Bar

Solid Bar and Grill offers delicious, fresh food and a wide selection of local beers on tap. With two happy hours daily, it’s a go-to for great deals and a welcoming vibe. Do yourself a solid this month and grab a beer at Solid Grill & Bar.

Location: 405 S 8th St # 100, Boise, ID 83702

The Shed

The Shed is a vibrant sports bar near downtown Boise and BSU, offering food, drinks, and a place to watch the game with friends. Their commitment to a fun atmosphere is clear. Enjoy food, drinks, sports and friends at The Shed.

Location: 1010 La Pointe, Boise, ID, United States, Idaho 83706

While this list is a great place to start for celebrating this month’s festivities, it is far from a comprehensive list of all the great breweries that Idaho has to offer. For a list of all the breweries celebrating Idaho Craft Beer Month, check out more on the Idaho Craft Beer Month website

Other Notable Mentions:

  • The End Zone: Dog-friendly sports bar with a large patio offering games such as pool and shuffleboard
  • Eastside Tavern: Dive bar serving pitchers of beer with live music, karaoke, and games
  • Pengilly Saloon: Historic tavern in downtown Boise offering a wide selection of drafts and spirits in a vintage setting, complete with live jazz, blues, and eclectic music nights.
  • Cactus Bar: Iconic Boise dive bar known for its no-frills atmosphere, affordable drinks, and a classic dive bar vibe, hosting a mix of locals and visitors in a cozy, welcoming setting.
  • The Silly Birch: Vibrant downtown Boise bar offering daily happy hours, live DJ sets on weekends, and offering games such as pool and darts in a sociable atmosphere
  • Eureka!: All-American dining spot known for its unique experiences and weekly events like Steal The Glass, alongside daily "Hoppy" Hour. 
  • Hops & Bottles: Pet-friendly beer bar offering a vast selection of craft beer and wine for enjoyment on-site or to take home, providing a warm and inviting atmosphere for both casual drinks and lively gatherings.
  • Meriwether Cider Company: Family-owned brewery offering innovative, award-winning ciders made from fresh-pressed Northwest apples with a taproom in Garden City and Cider House in downtown Boise.
  • Idawild Brewing Company: Family-run spot known for its eclectic mix of unique and traditional beers, set in a cozy atmosphere perfect for beer aficionados.




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