What’s Your Missoula Bar? Take This Quiz
Each bar in Missoula has a distinct vibe and character — just like each of you. Take this quiz to find out which Zoo Town hotspot is most compatible with your personality.
1. If you’re going out, you won’t leave home without:
a. Your backwards white baseball cap.
b. At least one item with glitter, animal print, or both.
c. Your Nalgene bottle.
d. Your Carhartt jacket.
2. Your idea of a perfect date is:
a. Grabbing a pizza and catching a Maulers game.
b. Cocktails, dinner and a movie.
c. Contra-dancing around a bonfire.
d. Beer, burgers and cow-tipping.
3. When you get a little tipsy, you’ll go on and on about:
a. The time your high school football team almost won the state championship…if only coach had put you in for the fourth quarter.
b. Being crowned senior prom king/queen back in 1998.
c. The sit-in you organized during your sophomore year of college to protest the use of genetically modified plant seeds.
d. Throwing up all over your date after you both ate funnel cakes and rode the Tilt-a-Whirl at the county fair.
4. Your dream car is:
a. A Dodge Ram diesel with jacked-up wheels.
b. A Mercedes-Benz convertible.
c. Cars are melting the polar ice caps, which is why you insist on biking everywhere (even in a blizzard).
d. The General Lee.
5. Missoulians are known for their healthy, active lifestyles. To stay in shape, you like to:
a. Pump iron and down protein shakes.
b. Take Pilates and Zumba classes.
c. Go cross-country skiing at Pattee Canyon.
d. Light things on fire and sprint away before they blow up.
If you answered with…
Mostly A’s: The Mo Club is your go-to watering hole. Who cares about the harsh fluorescent lighting — all the better to show off your bicep tattoo.
Mostly B’s: You’re a trendy social butterfly who loves drinks that end in “tini,” which is why the Iron Horse is your hangout of choice.
Mostly C’s: You and your Birkenstocks love to cut a rug at the Union Club, a bar that, like you, embraces people from all walks of life.
Mostly D’s: Nothing gets you more excited than a rockin’ country band and a giant dance floor — well, except maybe for NASCAR. That’s why you feel right at home at the Sunrise Saloon.
Brooke is a 2010 graduate of The University of Montana, where she ran track and cross country for the Grizzlies. She is currently working as a writer and editor in Missoula.