With more than 200 microbrew and import beers in stock, we guarantee you’ll find the perfect malted masterpiece to complement your meal. Montano’s has the largest selection of beets in southwest Virginia.
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Welcome to Montano’s Beer World - Roanoke’s original specialty beer shop. After 45 years, we still maintain the widest choice. If there is a beer you’re having a hard time finding, please call us.
#1 SUNKEN CITY DAM LAGER *
4.5%ABV, Smith Mountain Lake: Very smooth, red lager with floral notes, hint of bitter hops, clean finish.
#2 DEVIL’S BACKBONE VIENNA LAGER *
4.9%ABV, Lexington: Toasty malt forward, great hop balance.
#3 DEVIL'S BACKBONE STRIPED BASS *
5.2%ABV, 12oz. can, Lexington: Pale Ale, light body, nice hoppy flavor and aroma, not over the top bitter.
#4 R.R. TRACK 1 AMBER LAGER *
4.58%ABV, Roanoke: Amber lager. Similar to Newcastle Brown Ale, but cleaner with no after taste.
#5 BLUE MOUNTAIN STEEL WHEELS ESB *
6.5%ABV, Afton: Nice complexity, yet very drinkable. Floral notes, crisp, dry finish.
#6 SHOOTING CREEK REBEL ALE*
5.8%ABV, Floyd County: Biscuity, malt flavor fades to sweet, citrusy.
#7 HARDYWOOD VA BLACKBERRY *
6.8%ABV/16.9oz. bottle, Richmond: Belgian-style white ale with fresh VA blackberries. Pleasant body not sweet, dry rounded fruit finish.
#8 HARDYWOOD SINGEL * (On Tap)
6.2%ABV/12oz. bottle, Richmond: Belgian-style blonde ale. Tropical fruit, spicy hop aroma, mellow, dry finish. Unfiltered, unpasteurized.
#9 LICKINGHOLE CREEK MAGIC BEAVER *
5.5%ABV/16.9oz. bottle, Goochland: Munich style lager, malty, little nutty with caramel, with a touch of hops.
#10 PARKWAY MAJESTIC MULLET *
6%ABV/12oz. bottle, Salem: Krispy Kolsch, complexity of an ale with easy drinking quality. Malty sweetness, hints of hop bitterness in the finish.
#11 BRECKENRIDGE VANILLA PORTER
4.7%ABV: Light and smooth, but with full bodied flavor. Roasted coffee with a hint of vanilla.
#12 RED HOOK AUDIBLE ALE
4.7%ABV: Smooth, medium body. Bitter pine with hops with a subtle citrus background.
4.8%ABV: Premium German pilsner. Simplistic, yet exceptional. Earthy malt body, some buttery yeast tones.
* Brewed In Virginia.
#14 BROOKLYN OKTOBERFEST
5.5%ABV/12oz. bottle: Marzen style, roasted malt forward, with heavy notes of caramel and toffee.
#15 BLUE MOUNTAIN
6%ABV/12oz. bottle: Oktoberfest Lager, smooth & malty, nice carbonation.
#16 PAULANER OKTOBERFEST MARZEN
5.8%ABV/12oz. bottle: Authentic German Oktoberfest! Flavorful, malty, and smooth.
#17 NEWCASTLE WEREWOLF
4.5%ABV/12oz. bottle: Blood Red Ale, big hazelnut flavors with malty earthy notes.
#18 DOGFISH HEAD PUNKIN ALE
7%ABV/12oz. bottle: Full-bodied brown ale with smooth hints of pumpkin and brown sugar...our favorite seasonal!
#19 BLUE MOUNTAIN BARREL HOUSE SPOOKY
8.2%ABV/16.9oz. bottle: Imperial Ale brewed with cocoa nibs and aged in bourbon barrels, very limited!
#20 STRONGBOW HONEY AND APPLE CIDER
5%ABV: Just a bit of tangy sourness, finish with a hint of honey.
#21 CRISPIN BLACKBERRY PEAR CIDER
5%ABV: The name describes the flavors! Sweet fruity, easy drinking & tasty.
#22 STELLA ARTOIS CIDER
4.5%ABV/12oz. bottle: Hand-picked apples. Artisan brewers, great product! Not too sweet, very smooth.
#23 SAMUEL SMITH'S ORGANIC RASPBERRY ALE
5%ABV/16.3oz. bottle: Hand-crafted in England, this is not, “beer with fruit juice added.” Organic ingredients, master brewers, sensational product.
#38 APOCALYPSE GOLDEN CENSOR
5%ABV, Forest, VA: 1st Place Winner 2014 Microfestivus! Unfiltered American Wheat.
#39 HARDYWOOD SINGEL
6.2%ABV, Richmond, VA: Unfiltered Belgian-style blonde ale.
#24 VICTORY GOLDEN MONKEY
9.5%ABV: Intense! Ginger, clove, coriander, lemon peel.
#25 FLYING DOG DOUBLE DOG IPA
11.5%ABV: Distinguished malty flavor, slight hop bitterness with hints of fruitiness.
#26 WEINSTEPHANER KORBINIAN
7.4%ABV: Divine malty flavor. Hops balance the sweetness with mild bitter notes.
#27 OMMEGANG 3 PHILOSOPHERS
9.8%ABV: Belgian-style Quadruple with balanced & complex flavors of dark cherry, toffee, orange bitters & cloves.
#28 FOUNDERS CENTENNIAL IPA
7.2%ABV/12oz. can: Citrus accents, sweet, yet balanced with malty undertones, not too bitter like most IPA.
DOGFISH HEAD PROPER PINTS (16.9oz. bottles)
8%ABV: An Imperial Pale Ale brewed with wasabi.
#30 RED AND WHITE
10%ABV: Ale brewed with coriander, orange peel with pinot noir juice added, 11% aged in pinot noir barrels and 89% aged in oak barrel staves.
#31 RHIZING BINES
8%ABV: collaborative IPA using Carolina-grown red fife wheat and Dogfish continual hopping and Sierra Nevada’s estate-grown caramel malt and Torpedo dry-hopping.
#32 75 MIN IPA
7.5%ABV: Bottle conditioned IPA with maple syrup.
#33 HITACHINO NEST WHITE ALE
5.2%ABV: Smooth & thick, almost like a milk shake, but not sweet. Dark chocolate, roasted malts.
#34 ABITA S.O.S. PILSNER
7%ABV/22oz. bottle: Charitable brew-dedicated to our Gulf Coast! Sweet malt flavor with pleasant bitterness & aroma.
#35 WYCHWOOD HOBGOBLIN ESB
5.3%ABV: Hearty, not thick, sweet malt, earthy. Good balance between oaky and bitter.
#36 GUINESS FOREIGN XTRA STOUT
7.5%ABV: Enjoyable in it’s simplicity. Wonderful clean roast flavors with no sweet overtones.
#37 DOGFISH HEAD TWEASONALE
6%ABV/12oz. bottle: Gluten-free, sorghum-based ale brewed with strawberries and buckwheat honey. Crisp & fizzy, tastes similar to a wine cooler with light strawberry on the palette.