Crisp / DRY / Effervescent / 4.5% abv 0.5L pour / pitcher / Crowler / 6 x 12oz cans to-go An ale-lager hybrid with an easy-drinking mouthfeel and a touch of fruit notes from the ale yeast. An exceedingly drinkable beer which we make with 100% German Noble hops and malts. Named for an old Texas family name, passed down for generations in the Vista Brewing family.
Lemon, Verbena, Biscuit, / 5.9% abv / 43 IBU 0.5L pour / pitcher / Crowler To-Go A fresh, hoppy new release: our first Single Malt and Single Hop (SMaSH) brew! Eleven is an easy-drinking pale ale with clean and biscuity English Golden Promise malts.We did three 11 lb additions of Sorachi Ace hops, including as a dry hop for big lemony aromas.
Clove / banana / ester / 9.5% abv 8oz pour / crowler to-go $15 This Belgian-style, strong golden ale is our tribute to the Trappist monks and to Vista’s pure, limestone filtered water from the Middle Trinity aquifer. Pours with a faint haze and a snow-white head. Floral and mellow spiciness and clean vanilla malty notes make way for traditional banana and clove.
CARAMEL / PINE / DRIED FRUIT / 6.8% abv 0.5L pour / pitcher / Crowler Perfect for fall, this amber-hued ale is a hybrid Red IPA made with Belgian yeast. You’ll find pine and cedar aromas from the Centennial hops and beautiful ester notes from the yeast, all balanced with rich caramel & toffee notes from the malt bill. Red Lion is a storied US Army Regiment, in which our Brewmaster Pat served. This beer honors all the men and women who have served and will serve in this regiment.
FLORAL / CITRUS / BALANCED / 6.5% abv / 45 IBU 0.5L pour / pitcher / Crowler An American IPA which highlights the citrus and floral aromas of the CTZ, Simcoe and Cryo Citra hops (the latter use both in the boil and as a dry hop!). Named for: travels to destinations near and far that have inspired our dreams!
Citrus / Pear / Peppercorn / 6.6% abv 0.5L draft / Pitcher / 750 ml bottle A complex farmhouse style paying tribute to the classic style of Northern France. We use three unique yeast strains over a 12 week fermentation. Pours a hazy straw color with a luscious white head, aromas of leather and peppercorn. Pair this elegant beer with any of our grilled meats, or take a pint on our walking trail and explore it’s delicate layers.
JUICY / SMOOTH / FULL-BODIED / 9.5% ABV / 78 IBU 8OZ POUR / CROWLER TO-GO $15 This beer is a celebration of big, juicy Simcoe and Amarillo hops, showcased on a balanced malt backbone. Encore is complex and hoppy, yet still easy drinking and well-balanced.
BALANCED / DRY / COOKIE-LIKE / 4.9% abv 0.5L pour / pitcher / Crowler / 6 x 12oz cans to-go GOLD MEDAL – 2018 US OPEN BEER CHAMPIONSHIPS A black lager with hints of coffee and roasted marshmallow. European hops are used to balance the body alongside the German specialty malts and German yeast which imparts fruitcake and fresh dough flavors and aromas. Named for: the big, bright stars over Driftwood and the International Dark Sky Association.