Come in From the Cold; Best Places to Find a Hot Drink
Winter brings adventure to Montana’s Yellowstone Country. When you’re ready to come in from the cold, warm up with a hot beverage from one of our talented coffee roasters, tea blenders, chocolate connoisseurs, cider makers, and distillers. You’ll find local libations on the menus of most bars and restaurants - try one of your favorites, then take a bottle home! Hot toddy, anyone?
Big Sky, Montana
For an extra special cup of Joe that won’t leave you running on caffeine alone, check out Bullet Proof Coffee, which is made with coffee, butter, coconut oil, and MCT oil.
Three Forks, Montana
In addition to specialty coffee, this little coffee hut makes excellent hot chocolate, steamers, and hot apple cider. Text your order beforehand, and they’ll have it ready for you!
This quaint little café has a great line of specialty drinks with rich, creamy flavors. Try their signature drink, the Café Havana, a Cuban-style blend of bold espresso, cream, and raw organic cane sugar. Simply perfect.
Wild Joe’s has long been Bozeman’s biggest and most active coffee shop. And while the social vibe is lively and fun, they take their beverages seriously. These delightful ingredients will keep you returning, featuring small batches of fresh-roasted coffee beans, loose-leaf teas, “cream on top” whole milk, and even a mushroom latte.
A chocolatier to rival those in France, their hot chocolate is just as decadent as their truffles. It tastes like liquid luxury, and you likely won’t want to return to the powdered variety of cocoas.
Tea lovers can’t get enough of these high-quality botanical blends with teas from around the world. And while they are crafted to promote holistic wellness, they taste delicious. (We highly recommend one of their rotating pastries to accompany your tea.
Conveniently located on Park Street in the historic downtown Livingston, Coffee Creek is a great place to grab specialty drinks (like a gingerbread mocha) and peruse the specialty shops and art galleries Livingston is known for.
If you’re heading into Yellowstone National Park on an early morning wildlife-watching tour, stop in for one of their winter specials with flavors like Frosted Mocha or an Eggnog Latte.
Cooke City, Montana
Allow yourself to spend extra time in this coffee shop in the mountains. Grab a coffee or a chai tea and explore their large selection of books. (You may even want to cozy up and read for a spell!)
If you’re anywhere near Columbus, Montana, be sure to stop into the Beartooth Beanery and stock up on their hot chocolate bombs. (They make great gifts if you can bear to part with them!)
Big Timber, Montana
Bringing her skills back to her hometown, owner, and roaster, Dru Hayes serves fresh-roasted, small-batch, single-origin coffee that she roasts for her coffee bar in Big Timber, Montana.
Red Lodge, Montana
The freshest cup of coffee in the region comes from Coffee Factory Roasters, in Red Lodge, where they air roast their beans daily. Their custom blends can also be found at Marli’s at the Pollard, Carbon County Steakhouse, Red Lodge Pizza Co, and Black Canyon Bistro. Tea lovers will enjoy their selection of Tumblewood Teas, blended in Big Timber, Montana.
Cider lovers already know Lockhorn turns out delicious hard cider, but the hot mulled cider with cinnamon, allspice, and cloves is to be noticed, and their new cranberry hot cider is getting rave reviews!