Beer Cheering

The Black Hills has experienced a boom in craft beer over the past decade and is now a top destination for visiting breweries. Nothing beats sipping on a cold craft beer in the scenic views of the Black Hills!

Hay Camp Brewing Company, Rapid City

Named after the original name of Rapid City, this brewery was recently opened by graduate students but as already made a big splash in the city’s brewing scene. They have 10 taps and over 3,000 square feet of serving space.

Lost Cabin Beer Company, Rapid City

Lost Cabin Beer Company specializes in making small-batch ales and lagers of exceptional quality. The tasting room always has an interesting lineup that utilizes a variety of flavors.

Miner Brewing Company, Hill City

Opened in 2013 next to Prairie Berry Winery, this brewery uses individual barrel fermenters so they can pay closer attention to the quality and flavor profiles. Local ingredients are utilized so as to produce distinctly “South Dakota” beers.

Dakota Shivers Brewing, Lead

Located in a quaint building in historic Lead, this little brewery is always packed despite the limited tasting hours.

Firehouse Brewing Company, Rapid City

Firehouse has South Dakota’s oldest operating brewery. For over 25 years, they have been serving up Rapid City residents wonderful craft beers. Every year they make about 40 unique beers with 9 on tap at all times.


Feeling like wine? Try Prairie Berry Winery in Hill City, Naked Winery in Hill City, Stone Faces Winery & Distillery in Hill City, Belle Joli Sparkling House in Sturgis, or Twisted Pine Winery in Hill City.