Adair — Kölsch

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.

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Eleven — SMaSH Pale Ale

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.

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Rosanna — Wine Barrel Aged Brett Ale

tart / earthy / stone fruit / 7.1% abv 8 oz pour/ 500ml bottle The star of this beer is a strain of Brettanomyces called Lambicus, lending cherry-pie like flavors which complement earthy Brett and vanilla. Rosanna aged 12 months in freshly emptied Aglianico, Alicante Bouschet, Charbono and Souzão barrels from Bending Branch Winery. We’ve created single varietal bottlings exclusively for our Barrel Club, and a blend which draws unique flavors from from each of the wine varietals.  Named after the wife of William Barrett Travis, this beer pays homage to Texas history and honors mothers, wives and better halves […]

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Middle Trinity — Belgian-Style Tripel

Clove / banana / ester / 9.5% abv 8oz pour / 750ml bottle 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.

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Golden Grove — Texas Wild Ale with Blood Orange & Tangerine

sour / fruity / earth / 8.0% abv 500ml bottle This sour wild ale pours a beautiful golden color with aromas of citrus, pineapple and black tea. The first sip is fruit-forward with tangerine and peach, evolving to an earthy, dry tart finish. Named for the legend of St. Nicholas gifting golden coins into stockings hung by the fire.

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On the Grounds — Brown Ale with Cold Brew Coffee

Collaboration with Spokesman Coffee Coffee/ chocolate / caramel / 4.9% ABV 0.5L pour / Pitcher / Crowler We put our heads together with the bean & beer experts over at Spokesman to create this winter favorite. We taste tested coffees from around the world to select this blend of Ethiopian and Guatemalan beans to accentuate the dark malts used in this classic brown ale. We made a cold brew coffee using the beer, then added the strong brew back into the beer. Enjoy this double buzz!

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Barton Creek Gold — Blonde Ale

COLLAB WITH BARTON CREEK COUNTRY CLUB BREADY / CRISP / PINE / 4.2% ABV 0.5L pour / Pitcher / Crowler This classic American blonde ale pours a rich golden hue with a fluffy white head and aromas of freshly baked bread, pine, grapefruit and melon. This drinkable ale delivers a full mouthfeel and slight acidity from Vista’s mineral-rich well water. This recipe was designed in collaboration with our friend’s over at Barton Creek Country Club as the perfect brew for a day on the golf course!

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Red Lion — Belgo-American Red Ale

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.

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Le Saison — Farmhouse Ale

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.

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Glen Rose — Belgian Lambic-Style Ale

Woody / Tannic / Vinous / 6.5% abv 500ml bottle An unfruited, mixed-culture farmhouse ale which pays homage to both the beer styles of the Senne Valley of Belgium and our Hill Country well water. Glen Rose is just one of the formations that make up the Trinity aquifer, which provides Vista with beautiful, mineral-rich water for brewing. A blend of six cultures and micro-flora produces a mildly tart ale with hints of dark fruit and leather. Golden in color, with notes of red wine, vanilla and oak from the freshly-emptied red wine barrels from Bending Branch Winery in Comfort, […]

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