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Articles with the Tag: Ronan Cooperative Brewery

Community steps up for taproom manager Community steps up for taproom manager

RONAN — The two cooperatives in Ronan are coming together this month to help support Co-op Brewery Taproom Manager Eric Brunet as he faces the navigates changes to his mobility.   Brunet suffers from a rare genetic neurological disorder called Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA), or Episodic Ataxia, w...

Car show starts new tradition at Co-op Brewery Car show starts new tradition at Co-op Brewery

RONAN — On July 21, Ronan’s Cooperative Brewery played host to the new Beers and Gears car show featuring the local car club Mission Valley Cruisers.  Head Brewer Jim Myers had previously met the Cruisers and reached out to them again when it came time for another community street closure...

Rotary switches from chili to brews

POLSON — The 2022 Polson Rotary Festival for Youth is set for Saturday, Aug. 13. The chili cookoff is being replaced with a family friendly Brewfest from 12:30-4 p.m. in front of the Elks on Main Street. There will be fun activities for kids; Hellcat Maggie will play on the Anderson Broadcasting mobile...

Professional outfitter speaks at Co-op Brewery Professional outfitter speaks at Co-op Brewery

RONAN — A special speaker is among this month’s events at the Ronan Cooperative Brewery. On July 21 expert outfitter Smoke Elser paid a visit to share his experiences in the Montana wilderness.  Originally from Ohio, Elser moved to Montana in 1955 to work for the Forest Service in Helena,...

‘Chalk Walk’ contest winners named ‘Chalk Walk’ contest winners named

News from Lake County Conservation District RONAN — Lake County Conservation District celebrated pollinator week with a new event we co-hosted with Ronan Cooperative Brewery called the “Chalk Walk.” This was Ronan’s first ever chalk walk and we were beyond impressed with all of t...

Ronan Co-op Brewery wins awards for excellence in brewing Ronan Co-op Brewery wins awards for excellence in brewing

RONAN — Two beers by the Ronan Cooperative Brewery won metals in the North American Brewers Association (NABA) conference for excellence in brewing. Their Schwartz Lake Schwarzbier took home bronze, while their Mud Lake Dunkles Bock won silver. “This is only the second time we’ve entered...

Co-op Brewery hosts more fundraisers Co-op Brewery hosts more fundraisers

RONAN — The Co-op Brewery in Ronan has another appreciation event coming up to help support the local community.  Much like the successful collaboration with the Ronan Volunteer Fire Department last month, on Friday, May 20, the brewery will host a teacher appreciation and fundraising event. Ta...

Brewery event nets more than $1,000 for Ronan fire department Brewery event nets more than $1,000 for Ronan fire department

RONAN — The Ronan Cooperative Brewery and the Ronan Volunteer Fire Department teamed up on April 1 to raise funds for local first responders.  According to head brewer Jim Myers, the idea to partner with community organizations for fundraisers dates back to the start of the brewery, when organi...

Ronan Cooperative Brewery expands offerings Ronan Cooperative Brewery expands offerings

RONAN —In the face challenging financial times, the Ronan Co-op Brewery is rolling up its sleeves and choosing to tackle their problem by offering even more to the community.  After powering through their first year of operation during the pandemic, the Co-op is facing some financial trouble. N...

Ronan Cooperative Brewery revitalizes downtown, one brew at a time Ronan Cooperative Brewery revitalizes downtown, one brew at a time

RONAN — Montana’s first cooperative brewery recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.  Though the doors of the Ronan Cooperative Brewery have been open for 15 months, the business model of the Co-op, as the town affectionately calls it, was embraced by the community back in 2017. Prop...


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