Bidding open for 7 Montana alcohol beverage licenses

HELENA — Bidding is open for seven alcohol licenses in Montana, including Bozeman and Belgrade.

According to a press release from the Montana Department of Revenue, on-premises beer licenses are available in Helena, Bozeman, Hamilton, Belgrade, and Polson. All-beverage floater licenses are available in Bozeman and Missoula.

A “floater” license allows the applicant to purchase, subject to department approval, an existing all-beverage license from an area that is above its quota for that license and move it into the area that is below quota.

Bids must be received by midnight on Oct. 18.