1188 Brewing Company

141 East Main Street, John Day, OR, USA • Last Updated: Thursday, June 30 2022

On Tap

1. Black Oak Instigator
  • 1188
  • American Stout
  • 8%

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!

2. Ted's Excellent Adventure
  • 1188
  • English Mild
  • 3.7%

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.

3. Geil Schmetterling
  • 1188
  • Altbier
  • 4.8%

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!

4. Canyon City Cream Ale
  • 1188
  • Cream Ale
  • 5%

An American Cream Ale that is mild, pale and light bodied. Perfect for someone new to craft beer.

5. Kindergarten Cop
  • 1188
  • Schwarzbier
  • 5.2%

“You know, kindergarten is like the ocean. You Don’t want to turn your back on it.” The kindergarten AVB will have you thinking “I'm not a policeman, i'm a princess” But the flavor is going to surprise you. Just like those out of hand kids. You definitely don't want to turn your back on this beer. This German black lager is light on malt, roast, and hops, but comes together to be well balanced flavorful beer. This kindergarten level beer definitely has a PHD.

6. DB Cooper
  • 1188
  • Hefeweizen
  • 5.2%

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!

7. Gam Saan
  • 1188
  • Farm-Type Blonde
  • 5.2%

The name for this farm-style ale translates to Golden Mountain. A unique and signature character ale to celebrate the Chinese immigrants of the gold rush in Grant County.

8. Burn the Honeysuckle
  • 1188
  • Cascadian Ale/Black DIPA
  • 7.8%

9. 1188 Hopped Water
  • 1188
  • Non-Alcoholic

Dry hopped carbonated water

10. Pinot Gris
  • Coopers Hall
  • Coopers Hall

Notes of citrus blossom and wild honey make this a pretty expression of one of Oregon's most beloved grapes. With fruit sourced from Silver Falls Vineyard, a small grower in the Cascade Foothills near the Estate Vineyard, this wine shows a side of Pinot Gris with a bit of extra depth. Medium bodied, with a round mouthfeel and crisp finish. Notes of chamomile, honeysuckle, and beeswax on the nose. Notes o citrus and raw honey on the palate.

11. Black Currant
  • Avid Cider
  • Avid Cider
  • 6%

12. Wild Berry Rose
  • 1188
  • Seltzer
  • 5.5%

wild berries infused with wild Bulgarian rose blossoms gives this seltzer a sweet floral flavor you just can't beat.

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Axe Grinder
  • 1188
  • Cali IPA
  • 6.5%

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.

Mazelnut
  • 1188
  • American Brown Ale
  • 6.3%

An 1188 regular's favorite, this brown ale is malty and flavorful with caramel and chocolate notes. If you enjoy a dark beer Mazelnut takes it a taste step further with the addition of maple and hazelnut. Get it before it's gone!!

Howlin' for You
  • 1188
  • American Wheat

A Blonde Ale named for the Wolf hops used to create a strawberry aroma up front with savory citrus and spice in the finish.

Cans to Go

Ted's Excellent Adventure
  • 1188
  • English Mild
  • 3.7%

An English Mild named for a gentleman that 1188 turns to often for creative adventures in flavor. A sessional ale that will keep you coming back for more.

1188 Hefe
  • 1188
  • Hefeweizen
  • 5.2%

Our take on this popular German beer. It's a favorite among regulars and visitors alike.

1188 Hopped Water
  • 1188
  • Non-Alcoholic

Dry hopped carbonated water

D's Baked Apple
  • D's Wicked Cider
  • D's Wicked Cider
  • 6.5%

Our go-to cider from Kennewick, WA. Off-dry with a hint of spice, Baked Apple hosts the flavors of Red Delicious and Honey Crisp apples, finishing with a perfect touch of cinnamon.

Wild Berry Rose
  • 1188
  • Seltzer
  • 5.5%

wild berries infused with wild Bulgarian rose blossoms gives this seltzer a sweet floral flavor you just can't beat.

Geil Schmetterling
  • 1188
  • Altbier
  • 4.8%

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!

There Was A Time
  • 1188
  • Light Golden Ale
  • 4.5%

There Was A Time when these twins were sweet and innocent, but now they run with a rough crowd. Complex and well educated with a sailors vocabulary. But you can probably catch them listening to some Guns and Roses… Maybe, or maybe they just really needed a great beer to pair nicely with some tots tossed in truffle oil. If you know, you know. ( this beer is for a couple of regular gals, and their truffle tots…if you know you know)

Majestic Eyes
  • 1188
  • Amber Lager
  • 5.2%

As opposed to “Do fries come with that shake” the most unique pickup line definitely should have its own beer to commemorate it right? So from the beer that started it, comes the Amber 2.0 in memory of that day. This new amber is sure to be more smooth and graceful, without that awkward feeling between you.

1881 Lager
  • 1188
  • Amber Lager
  • 4.6%

Taken it back to 1881.... this might be something you'd get after a long day out panning for gold.... this beer is sure to be a motherload of a find itself.

Surfing Valhalla
  • 1188
  • West Coast IPA
  • 6.8%

A West Coast "C" hopped IPA fermented at a high temperature with a traditional Norwegian Kviek strain of yeast. West meets Nordic North.

Kindergarten Cop
  • 1188
  • Schwarzbier
  • 5.2%

“You know, kindergarten is like the ocean. You Don’t want to turn your back on it.” The kindergarten AVB will have you thinking “I'm not a policeman, i'm a princess” But the flavor is going to surprise you. Just like those out of hand kids. You definitely don't want to turn your back on this beer. This German black lager is light on malt, roast, and hops, but comes together to be well balanced flavorful beer. This kindergarten level beer definitely has a PHD.

Canyon City Cream Ale
  • 1188
  • Cream Ale
  • 5%

An American Cream Ale that is mild, pale and light bodied. Perfect for someone new to craft beer.