Who loves intimate beer festivals in beautiful parts of Montana? The third annual Bale Beer Fest at the Bale of Hay Saloon in historic Virginia City is Saturday, August 1.

This Montana Micro-brew festival features two Montana Brewers and one Montana Distillery. Butte Brewing Company and Katabatic Brewing (Livingston) and Bozeman Spirits Distillery will be on hand for your tasting pleasure. Beer, booze and music will be flowing under the big tent next to the Bale of Hay Saloon on Saturday, August 1. Festivities start at high noon and end at 7 pm with no cover charge!

Combo price for a pint of beer and polish sausage is $6 or you can buy them separate for $4 each. More information can be found at baleofhaysaloon.com.