August is almost here and we’re in the heart of a beautiful, sunny, Oregon summer.  If you’re anything like us, you think it’s perfect beer drinking weather and we’re here to help you make the most of it with five delicious and tempting barrel-aged beers coming for you! Click on any of the photos for more details on each beer and head over to our blog for the backstory on each. Make sure you're to check out our new club options, and become a member of our Blender's Circle if you want to have access to all of them!  August 18th is the official release at our tasting room, so mark your calendars! In the meantime, make sure you're in our Blender’s Circle to be kept in the know on all coming releases and happenings!

Gose Añejo


Inspired by the classic margarita, this beer started as a tart gose-style ale brewed with lime and sea salt and aged in freshly emptied extra añejo tequila barrels from Suerte tequila to contribute an earthy and smoky depth. Finished on lime and orange peels, this beer is complex and refreshing, begging you to fill your glass, close your eyes and imagine you’re on the beach in Sayulita! Click for the full backstory

ABV:7.0%
IBUS: 9
Cases Produced: 200
Malt: Rahr 2-row, White Wheat, Raw, Malpass Raw Wheat, Crisp Torrified Wheat, Weyerman Acidulated malt
Hops: Mandarina Bavaria, Saphir
Yeast: Saccharomyces, Lactobaccilus
Barrels: Freshly emptied Suerte Extra Añejo Tequila
Food pairings: pollo tacos with salsa verde, queso fresco, lime cheesecake with raspberry sauce

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Gose Añejo
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French 75



Older Vintages
2017
Our dry, French-style saison matured in Oregon-distilled Old Tom Gin barrels for nearly 9 months with Brettanomyces lending flavors of citrus, juniper and pepper-like notes. Drawing inspiration from our mixologist brethren, we further aged it on fresh lemon zest. A dusting of complex herbal flavors layer over the base beer, resulting in a dry, lemony, and spicy finish. Click for the full backstory

ABV:8.8%
IBUS: 20
Cases Produced: 120
Malt: Castle Pils, Mecca Grade Pelton, Mecca Grade Opal, Mecca Grade Rimrock, Rahr White Wheat, Rahr Raw Wheat, Weyerman Acidulated, Crisp Torrified Wheat
Hops: Centennial, Amarillo, Huell melon, Mandarina Bavaria
Yeast: Saccharomyces and blend of Brettanomyces
Barrels: Freshly emptied Old Tom Gin
Food pairings: flat iron steak with chimichurri and blue cheese potatoes, aged gouda, spice cake with cinnamon struesel

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French 75
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Pomme


A rustic autumn farmhouse ale aged in oak for 18 months then refermented on a blend of three different cider apples from Detering Orchards, this dark golden-colored beer is bursting with fresh apple aromas and hints of baking spice beneath. Mild acidity quenches the palate and rounds out the juicy apple impact of this French cider-inspired hybrid ale. Click for the full backstory

ABV:7.6%
IBUS: 10
Cases Produced: 115
Malt: Rahr 2-row, Weyerman pils, Rahr malted wheat, Malpass Raw wheat, Flaked Rye, Weyerman Munich, Weyerman Caramunich, Crystal Rye, Crystal 60
Hops: CTZ, Vanguard, Huell Melon
Yeast: Saccharomyces, Brettanomyces
Barrels: French Oak
Food pairings: smoked bratwurst with spaetzle, sharp cheddar, blackberry marscapone and ginger snap icebox cake

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Pomme
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Señor Rhino


Inspired by Mexican hot chocolate, this bourbon-barrel-aged ale has a melange of rich cocoa and spicy cinnamon aromas with background notes of sweet vanilla. Señor Rhino also has a surprise on the finish with a sneaky hint of heat from roasted ancho chiles that provide the perfect complement to the full-bodied decadent flavors. Click for the full backstory

ABV:12.5%
IBUS: 23
Cases Produced: 40
Malt: Rahr 2-row, Simpson Golden Promise, Weyerman Munich, Weyerman Caramunich, Gambrinus Honey Malt, Crisp Pale Chocolate, Simpson Chocolate, Simpson Roasted Barley, Simpson DRC, Simpson Light Crystal, Simpson Coffee Malt, Patagonia Perla Negra, Black Malt, Flaked Oats
Hops: Chinook, Huell Melon
Yeast: Saccharomyces
Barrels: Freshly emptied Heaven Hill Bourbon
Food pairings: roasted Pheasant with mole sauce, fresh goat cheese, tres leches cake

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Señor Rhino
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Visions


A nod to Bob Dylan’s classic ode to the impossible and fleeting pursuit of perfection, Visions is a blended mixed culture ale that was matured in French Oak barrels for nearly a year and then bottle conditioned with Muscat Grape juice. Bright golden in color with pleasant fruity aromas of Asian pear, citrus blossoms, and ripe melon, this beer ends with mild zip of tartness balancing all of the elements. Click for the full backstory

ABV:6.5%
IBUS: 10
Cases Produced: 120
Malt: Weyerman Pils, Malpass Raw Wheat, Rahr White Wheat, Weyerman Acidulated, Torrified Wheat, Flaked Oats
Hops: Lambic Blend Aged Hops
Yeast: Blend of Brettanomyces, Lactobaccilus
Food pairings: grilled whole chicken, cobb salad, brie, sponge cake with blueberries and raspberries

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Visions
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