1188 Brewing Company

141 East Main Street, John Day, OR, USA • Last Updated: Thursday, November 24 2022

On Tap

1. Desert Monk
  • 1188
  • IPA
  • 6.6%

Our happy beer lover’s “meditation medication“. This crisp IPA starts smooth and finishes with hints of pine and citrus

2. Howlin' for You
  • 1188
  • Blonde Ale
  • 4.8%

A light, refreshing blonde ale made with a subtle malt sweetness that is balanced by a touch of hops that produce a sweet and clean aroma with a touch of citrus and floral notes.

3. Powerless Rangers
  • 1188
  • Porter
  • 5.8%

Winners of the first ever trivia night "name a beer" has hit the tap! Powerless Rangers Porter is sure to be a favorite!

4. 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!

5. High Desert Amber
  • 1188
  • Amber
  • 5.5%

An amber ale 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.

6. Country Roads
  • 1188
  • American Wheat
  • 5%

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.

7. Affenschlag
  • 1188
  • Weizenbock
  • 8.2%

This Weizenbock is a strong, malty, high alcohol version of a weissbier with complex yeast-driven aromas of banana, clove & vanilla. A bigger, bolder version of a bock.

8. Stingy Jack
  • 1188
  • Pumpkin Lager
  • 4.7%

9. Ace Cider
  • Ace Cider
  • Pumpkin
  • 5%

Ace Pumpkin Cider continues pumpkin season with an offering from the west coast. Coming from Sonoma, California, Ace offers a variety of ciders, ranging from apple to pear to berry. Their ciders are a little more restrained, and tend to be a bit dryer in nature, but overall very good. Adding to their list of offerings is Ace Pumpkin Cider, which promises to bring out the best of pumpkin using all-spice.

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. Strawberry Mojito
  • Ablis
  • Ablis -N/A CBD

Our Strawberry Mojito CBD beverage is the kind of drink that’ll conjure tropical beach vibes. And while we admit we tend to enjoy this one floating along the Deschutes River or feet-up in our backyards, we still get vacation vibes with every minty-sweet sip. Results are in: Ablis Strawberry Mojito is the perfect midweek pick-me-up. (Alcohol not included)

12. Berry Lime
  • 1188
  • Seltzer
  • 4.7%

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D's Peach Cobbler
  • D's Wicked Cider
  • Cider
  • 6.9%

Washington- Apple Cider-. Hard Cider with peach flavor crafted in the Pacific Northwest. This has a Tart Peach taste from start to finish that is utterly irresistible and superbly delicious.

Mazelnut
  • 1188
  • American Brown Ale
  • 5.8%

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!!

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.

Logan Valley
  • 1188
  • American Light Lager
  • 4%

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.

1881 Lager
  • 1188
  • Amber Lager
  • 4.7%

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.

Cans to Go

Gose Girl
  • 1188
  • Gose
  • 4.2%

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.

Berry Lime
  • 1188
  • Seltzer
  • 4.7%

My Clementine
  • 1188
  • American Wheat
  • 4.7%

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.

Affenschlag
  • 1188
  • Weizenbock
  • 8.2%

A strong, malty, high alcohol version of a weissbier with the complex yeast driven aromas of banana, clove, and vanilla. A bigger, bolder version of bock.

Powerless Rangers
  • 1188
  • Porter
  • 5.8%

Huck N' Hefe
  • 1188
  • Hefeweizen
  • 4.8%

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.

Strawberry Mojito
  • Ablis
  • Ablis -N/A CBD

Our Strawberry Mojito CBD beverage is the kind of drink that’ll conjure tropical beach vibes. And while we admit we tend to enjoy this one floating along the Deschutes River or feet-up in our backyards, we still get vacation vibes with every minty-sweet sip. Results are in: Ablis Strawberry Mojito is the perfect midweek pick-me-up. (Alcohol not included)

Stardog Champion
  • 1188
  • IPA
  • 6.5%

A IPA brewed using a large mash addition of hops and a thiolized yeast with aromas of passion fruit, dank pink guava, and citrus zest.

1188 Hefe
  • 1188
  • Hefeweizen
  • 5.2%

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

Cin Dyspencer
  • 1188
  • Kolsch
  • 4.9%

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.

BEERded Dog On Tap

Burn the Honeysuckle
  • 1188
  • Stout
  • 7.8%

What A Peach
  • 1188
  • Gose
  • 4.7%

A twist on the popular Gose Girl, we’ve added fresh picked, locally grown, peaches Kimbrely Orchards. This slightly sour, crisp peachy gose is perfectly balanced with soft mouthfeel and dry finish, with subtle tones of Himalayan Sea salt and fresh ground coriander, an absolute must for the hot early harvest season.

Kiawanda
  • Pelican Brewing
  • Cream Ale
  • 5.4%

Pacific Pale Ale
  • Buoy Beer Co
  • Pale Ale
  • 5%

Belgian White
  • Blue Moon
  • Wheat
  • 5.4%

Symphonic Chronic
  • Deschutes
  • West Coast IPA
  • 7.2%

Irish Death
  • Iron Horse
  • Stout
  • 7.8%

KGON
  • Backwoods
  • Golden Ale
  • 5%

Tex Hex Bruja's Brew
  • Shiner
  • IPA
  • 7%

Bruja’s Brew is an India Pale Ale brewed with cactus water and Amarillo hops — an ode to the brand’s Texas roots. This brew delivers a hops-forward aroma and flavor that’s a mix of bright, citrusy, resinous and tropical.

Scottish Life
  • Beer Valley
  • Scottish Ale
  • 7.5%

This Scottish Ale is a celebration of the malt forward beers that originate from the British isles. A whopping 10 different malts were used, some from Scotland, to create this complex and delicious malt bomb.

Little Hazy
  • Seirra Nevada
  • IPA
  • 67%

Suicide Squeeze
  • Fort George
  • IPA
  • 7.2%

Packed with Mosaic, Amarillo and Citra Hops and front-loaded with 2-row barley paired with deep cuts of specialty malt, this Northwest IPA is masterfully balanced.

Citrus Mistress
  • Hop Valley
  • IPA
  • 6.5%

Bodizapha
  • Georgetown
  • IPA
  • 6.9%

Black Flag
  • Beer Valley
  • Imperial Stout
  • 11%

Black Flag Imperial Stout is brewed with 8 different malts and 4 different old school hop varieties which gives the beer a smooth, rich, malty complexity with a citrus hop finish. The first beer brewed by Beer Valley back in 2006, this year round mainstay is a definite crowd pleaser.

Green Cross
  • Beer Valley
  • IPA
  • 6.8%

Brewed with strains of hops so fresh and new some don't even have a name yet. This beer is loaded with four newer hops including Mosaic, Equinox, #07270, and Meridian as well as the old standbys of Cascade and CTZ. Green Cross IPA is a modern style IPA loaded with citrus and tropical fruit flavors on top of a solid NW malt backbone.

Party Acres
  • Backwoods
  • IPA
  • 6.1%

A juicy IPA with notes of melon, peach and citrus. Lightly bitter and medium bodied.

Bubble Stash
  • Hop Valley
  • IPA
  • 6.2%

Our brewers reached into their secret stash of Mosaic Cryo Hops® to create a tropical dankness in this new age IPA. Take a hit of these bright sweet fruit notes in this easy drinkin bubbler.

Vortex
  • Fort George
  • IPA
  • 7.7%

Brewed with generous additions of Cascade, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops throughout the brewing, fermentation, and conditioning phases, and balanced with heaps of pale malt.

Vicious Mosquito
  • Sunriver Brewing
  • IPA
  • 7%

This IPA is subtle in its bitterness, lingering only slightly. Hop-heads who like hop bitterness to make their tongue curl may not be too excited about this one. But for a tasty, easy to drink IPA, Vicious Mosquito is hard to beat.

Lemon Ginger
  • Ablis
  • CBD Water

Perry
  • Ace Cider
  • Pear Cider
  • 5%

D's Wicked Cider
  • D's Wicked Cider
  • Pomegranate & Thyme