Smooth and easy with lots of heart. Just like the man it’s named after (smooth and easy could be debated at times). A few sips of this gem and you’ll be thinking of good times, present and past.
Black Oak Instigator
A dark, creamy stout with chocolate and coffee undertones with just the right amount of sweetness. A surprisingly easy drinking beer, but beware, with its 8+% ABV, it is not a session beer, Try one (or two) and see what it instigates for you!
This IPA warms the soul like the cool breezes of an early fall day. Crisp and clear with a citrusy aroma and a hint of pine. This beer slaps the taste buds silly with it’s complex yet smooth blend of flavors.
We juiced up our hefeweizen! This German wheat beer is brewed with blood oranges and local honey to give it a unique balance of sweet and tart which is perfect for time well spent in the sun. The medium rich malty body and it’s white lazy head with a earthy-citrus finish make this beer perfectly refreshing for the crisp spring weather or summer sunny days.
Bavarian Mango Wheat
BMW for short, this Wheat beer has a creamy, long lasting head and is light and refreshing in flavor. The addition of the tropical mango makes this a perfect beer for sunny days.
Belgian Golden Strong
Belgian Golden Strong
A light bodied, crisp non-traditional Belgian Ale that is definitely not a light beer. It has fruity notes and a hint of coriander in the finish. For the adventurous beer drinker! Don’t let this one sneak up on you at a little over 8% ABV.
An imperial stout with chocolate and roasted malts that dominate the flavor which is supported by notes of dark fruit, toffee, and caramel. Despite its intensity and ominous, pitch-black appearance the fine carbonation and creamy mouthfeel make it very smooth and surprisingly easy to drink with enough hops for balance. Dense and full-bodied, Dark Matter will assault your senses and then soothe your soul.
This white IPA is created with an addition of white wheat and finished with citrus hops. A flavor combination of orange peel, citrus, & spice make for a refreshing IPA that is made for the perfect summer day.
An 1188 regular’s favorite, this brown ale is malty and flavorful with caramel and chocolate notes. If you enjoy a dark beer, Mazelnut Brown takes it a taste step further with the addition of maple and hazelnut.
An oatmeal stout ale with a wintery flavor. Brewed with additions of nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, and chocolate malt making it perfect for a holiday evening by a roaring fire.
American Pale Ale
This Pale Ale has a slightly crisp mouth-feel, is malty in the middle, and finishes with a hint of Cascade as well as Crystal hop goodness – a great easy drinker.
Out happy beer lover’s “meditation medication“. This crisp IPA starts smooth and finishes with hints of pine and citrus.
Named after a very special place in the hearts of the founders, this IPA offers flavors created by a blend of PNW hops that will create a special place in your heart as well.
High Desert Amber
An amber that is rich and malty and long on the palate, with just enough hop backing to make this beautiful amber colored beer notably well balanced.
Rim Rock Red
Kick back with a cold pint of one of the most unique red ales you’ve ever had. This dry red ale is a dark auburn elixir that is sure to please. Although complex, our Rim Rock Red delivers the perfect balance of malt and hops.
An American Style IPA, this crafted nectar from Eastern Oregon is “free-spirited“ and bold as the name suggests. It is well balanced between Maris Otter malted grain and the Nugget and Cascade hops.
Belgian Pale Ale
Belgian Style Pale Ale. This beer has double impact with Belgian yeast bringing spicy fruitiness to a hoppy Pale Ale.
A traditional Dunkelweizen brewed with German malt, hops, and yeast. This brew pours with a slight haze and has an off white head. It has aromatic notes of banana bread and flavors of caramel, banana, and clove. This dark, smooth medium-bodied wheat beer is extremely inviting and easy drinking.
The name for this farmstyle ale translates to Golden Mountain. A unique and signature character ale to celebrate the Chinese immigrants of the gold rush in Grant County.
Our German altbier has subtle fruity notes and a marriage of the aromas of both the German noble hops and the caramel Munich malt. It’s delicate malt-hop balance and clean dry finish make this amber hued altbier is the quintessential session beer. Definitely a smooth and mellow drinking experience!
Jekyll And Hyde
A monster ale combining English & German styles. Malts, hops & yeast are blended to make this tasty beverage. Is it light? Is it complex? You decide!
Irish Red Ale
A medium-bodied Irish red ale with pronounced flavors reminiscent of caramel and toffee from the layers of sweet malt. Kilt Lifter pours a ruby-amber color, with it’s rich malts drawing your attention, and finishes clean and dry with a slightly piney hop character.
Lime Wit Me
An American style wheat beer with a Caribbean Island twist, garnished with lime. The perfect beer to drink at a “Lime“.
Tearin’ The Tartan
This malty, deep-ruby beauty features lots of caramel sweetness, a reserved hop profile, and a subtle warming character. Sweet malt, toffee and caramel and a touch of roasted malt is balanced by the clean fresh hop. Medium bodied and easy drinking with a pleasant bitterness. Our Scotch Ale has a comfortable ABV allowing you to throw back a few.
Irish Red Ale
Named after a Gaelic term meaning goodbye for now, let this Irish Red Ale let you say goodbye to your troubles, even if it’s just for the moment.
One of our newer IPAs this west coast ale is the perfect go to beverage whether you are chopping wood or relaxing with your feet up.
Blue On Black
You all know the words! Since The Gnome was born in West Virginia it only makes sense that this is one of his favorite tunes. this American wheat is every bit as refreshing as a drive down a country road to your favorite getaway spot on a summer day.
Fear of the Dark
Dark Session Ale
We took all the flavor and goodness of Dark Matter and turned it into a low ABV session ale. Sorry bruce but ours came out first!
Dry Irish Stout
Initial malty and light caramel flavor profile with a distinctive dry-roasted bitterness in the finish.
Hefen N’ Hell
Howlin’ For You
A Blonde Ale named for the Wolf hops used to create a strawberry aroma up front with savory citrus and spice in the finish.
A crisp citrus American wheat beer that is easy drinking and refreshing with the aroma and taste of clementines. A golden sunshine color and smooth taste combine to make a crowd pleasing summer favorite.
Blue Mountain Hefe
Yet another juicy alteration to our 1188 hefeweizen, this time we used an addition of blueberries creating a easy drinking beer with a little tartness and a slight sweetness. Drinking this one is definitely a time well spent from the first sip to the last!
Canyon City Cream Ale
An American Cream Ale that is mild, pale and light bodied. Perfect for someone new to craft beer.
American Light Lager
Another favorite place for the owners to grab some down time is Logan Valley. This brew is beer in its simplest form. It’s a bright golden beer with effervescent aromatics of fresh malted barley and lager yeast. It has subtle and soft malt flavors that finish crisp and clean making it perfectly balanced for smooth and easy drinkability.
An old school west coast IPA named after the owner’s summer getaway spot on the John Day River. A perfect beer for kicking back in the shade on even the hottest of days.
Strawberry Mountain Hefe
We once again said buh-bye to reinheitsgebot on our hefeweizen and loaded this yeast forward wheat beer with fresh local strawberries and plenty of banana esters. Strawberry is among the world’s most popular flavors and the result is is a beer that is creamy, fruity and extremely quenching, always leaving you wanting just a little more.
All Hips And Tips
A new age Blonde brewed with rose hips and fresh spruce tips picked by our very own brewer. This is a super smooth beer with the aroma of spruce and citrus. It has a light, crisp, refreshing flavor, light on hoppiness.
American Pale Ale
A everyday modern American Pale Ale that’s crisp, refreshing and flavorful with fresh aromatics from an ever-changing blend of our brewers’ favorite hops. A variety of caramel malts imparts a rich flavor and amber color, while liberal use of Cascade hops adds zest and aroma. This delicious and perfect go-to beer is a smooth well-balanced beer with year-round appeal.
Bines N’ Tines
Fresh Hop IPA
Our second fresh hop brew uses local hops, some Gnome Grown by the Gnome himself, to create this West Coast IPA that is perfect for watching the seasons change. The perfect beer to enjoy while putting your feet up after a day outdoors.
Brewed for The Gnome’s wife’s 50th birthday this take on a kolsch ale has the flavor of an ale with the crisp finish of a lager. It balances a softly malted palate with the clean freshness of hops. Our take on this traditional German beer will help you celebrate summer and is ideal for a session experience.
A summertime favorite, this Double Berry Hefeweizen, with its rich ruby color, will make you feel like you got away with a hidden treasure. This is a light, crisp, fruity beer, without being too sweet or losing the Hefeweizen spiciness. Don’t forget your parachute!
Gnomo de Fuego
This Mexican chocolate beer is like a warm hug from Abuelita. Brewed with piloncillo, cacao nibs, smoked peppers, and spices making it a sweet, spicy, frothy delight.
Heritage Fresh Hop
Fresh Hop Pale Ale
We took our Wildhorse IPA recipe and replaced the modern hops with local “heritage“ hops that have been growing on local homesteads for over a hundred years to create this pale ale.
Huck N’ Hefe
We took our hefeweizen recipe and juiced it up with fresh hand picked local huckleberries for a little taste of the wild. The combination of the berries blended with the wheat create a smooth beer with a perfect balance of tart and sweetness. This huckleberry wheat is just the thing to help you have a time well spent watching Summer blend into Fall.
Jack And Dort
The Gnome came up with his take on a Dortmunder Ale to honor his parents Jack and Doris (aka Dort). This beer has a medium hop character and firm but low malt sweetness.
Maddizzle is named for The Gnome’s daughter Madison which like it’s namesake is a “Crazy Beast“ of a beer! Checking in at over 7.0% ABV this magical nectar of the gods is crazy good! A sunny day quencher, this double dry hopped IPA is all hops and flip flops!
Red Beard’s Booty
This red IPA with a little “X“tra combines the maltiness of a red with the aroma of a dry hopped IPA. It is crisp with a rich copper color with hints of apples, pears, and tropical fruits. The malty backbone that supports this smooth, medium bodied ale creates a balanced finish.
This slightly sour gose (pronounced goes-uh) was brewed by Julie for International Women’s Brew Day 2020. A soft mouthfeel and dry finish come courtesy of the slight addition of sea salt. This is a beer that begs you to take another sip with a pretty awesome back-story that will help you handle even the hottest summer days.
Julie’s holiday pumpkin ale is a harvest in a glass has a brilliant deep copper hue and a creamy beige-colored head. The pleasantly creamy mouthfeel and silky body embrace the sweet caramel flavors and the inviting aromas of caramelized malt and baking bread with highlights of the cornucopia of spices will help you celebrate the Fall season.
Abbey style single light bodied, light in color and relatively lower in alcohol with spicy, fruity esters with a characteristic slightly tart and dry finish from the Belgian yeast.
This beer was created and brewed in collaboration with Tiger Town Brewery in Mitchell, OR. It’s our collective take on the new Brut IPA style with it’s ultra light body., dry finish, and a healthy amount of very late addition hops. This dry hopped ale is crisp, clean, and lower on the bitterness scale. A beer the will definitely lighten up your day!
This clean easy drinking Mexican Lager brewed with malted barley and flaked maize and a upfront fresh lime aroma is the go to beer for hot summer days, the beach, or a bbq. Brewed with and created for The Harney Taco food cart based in Burns, Oregon in the summer of 2019 this highly palatable beer also gets a little heat from a addition of quajillo peppers.
Czech My Brain
Our friend’s take on a traditional pilsner pours a golden straw color with a pillowy white head. Aromas of bread crust and a touch of satisfying malt character hit the nose. These flavors are followed with a balanced sweetness and subtle hop bite. A crisp finish keeps this light bodied beer refreshing and easy to drink.
Ted’s Excellent Adventure
An English Mild named for a gentleman that 1188 turns to often for creative adventures in flavor. A sessionable ale that will keep you coming back for more.