IBU: International Bittering Units; bittering units are a measurement by the Alpha acid content in of the hops used and how long they are boiled in the beer.
Malt: Barley that has been harvested and prepared for the brewing process
Hops: Small herbal flower known for bittering qualities. Popularized in beer in the last 5 centuries.
Yeast: Microorganism responsible for fermentation of beer and wine. Yeast eats sugar, burps out CO2 and alcohol.
ALE: Any beer using a top-fermenting yeast at room temp (68ish degress). Brews in 10-21days Eg. India Pale Ale, Amber Ale, Copper Ale, Pale Ale, Stout, Porter, Brown Ale Lager: Any beer using a bottom fermenting yeast at cool temperatures. Stored at very cold temp for an extended period of time for clarity. EG. Coors, Bud, Pilsner Urquell, Bock beers.
Double Dam IPA
Sharing the name with two of our great Crook County water features, this Double IPA offers the beer lover an intense hop profile coupled with deep malt notes. The Double Dam will make you swear you’re chewing on a portion of last year’s hop harvest. ABV 7.75% • IBU 90
Show Me the Honey Wheat
Brewed not only with wheat malt and 2-row but specialty honey malt; this is a wheat ale with a twist. Best enjoyed cold, with crushed oranges in the glass; you’ll find the essence of banana and clove produced by the yeast during fermentation blends with notes of coriander creating a small ray of summer sunshine. ABV 4.7% • IBU 40
Prinetucky Pale Ale
Light and crisp, this pale ale has a clean hop profile throughout. Spiced gently with Nugget and Crystal hops, it’s a brew that will keep you refreshed through a hot Central Oregon Day or by bbq at the lake. ABV 5.2% • IBU 41
A mild porter dosed with Chocolate and Black Patent Malt to lend dark chocolate flavor with coffee like aroma. No cocoa nibs in this brew but plenty of silky smooth flavor. ABV 5.1% • IBU 27
Last Day IPA
This IPA was released to celebrate 12/21/12. Dry hopped lightly and bittered with Magnums over a very light malt bill give this IPA a very light color but a very clean bite. Apparently we’re all living in an alternate universe so why not enjoy it with this tasty IPA. ABV 6% • IBU 60
Bandit Springs Stout
Deep and dark in color but smooth and full of roasted notes. This is stout brewed in the Irish style with characteristic oatmeal and roasted barley, this dry stout will keep your boots stomp’n the trail all the way out to Bandit Springs. ABV 4.3% • IBU 41
Crook light (Kolsch)
Brewed to be refreshing and highly quaffable, this light beer is brewed with a combination of Pilsner Malt and White Wheat Malt, then fermented cold with traditional ale yeast. A single addition of bittering hops along with a cold fermentation gives this brew a complexity of yeast and grain notes throughout with a clean hop finish. ABV 4.15% • IBU 18
A smooth and nutty brown ale accentuated by nots of dark carmel and brown sugar. Hopped delicately to offer a very nice British style brown. A perfect way to finish off any day. ABV 5.09% • IBU 20
A mild porter dosed with Chocolate Malt, Black Patent Malt and infused with smoke to lend a rustic finish to this smooth porter. ABV 5.1% • IBU 27
Brewed with 6 varieties of malt and a lot personal pride, we’ve crafted this beer to build lots of lasting winter memories. One sip will lead your mouth from flavors of dark fruit to the grain fields of the Midwest and on to a fine malty finish with a hint of dark cocoa. Will your winter warmer be a Shnocker? ABV 9.25% • IBU 59
This is a hoppy strong ale that can’t be beat for complex flavor and high gravity. As the name implies, this Summer ale offers a distinctively smooth malt profile with just enough hops to provide a citrus accent. Be sure to sit down for this one and sip throughout the evening. ABV 9% • IBU 59
Better Off Blonde Ale
A traditional blonde ale spiced delicately with just the right amount of hop to deliver a crisp yet malty finish. Enjoy! ABV 3.4% • IBU 18
Little Red Riding Ale
Deep Red in color and filled with note of amber caramel and toffee. Deep red malts offer this make this beer smooth and clean with just a hint of fruitiness at the end. Take another sip and you’ll think you’re in candy land. ABV 5.4% • IBU 40
2017 C.W. Schnocker 22oz Bottles
Deep red winter warmer ale aged in a C.W. Irwin bourbon barrel. Strong bourbon accents meld with spicy oak undertones accenting hints of malt and dark fruit for a true knockout winter ale. At 10.5% ABV this is the bottle that gives back. Will your beer be a Schnocker? ABV 10.5%
A SMASH beer brewed especially for Central Oregon Beer week. This single malt and single hop beer was created with Grambrinus ESB Pale malt and Crystal hops. We’ve strayed a little from a traditional Bitter with a low temp fermentation to bring out some bready notes along with some dry hopping for a nice bouquet. Have a few and celebrate COBW! ABV 5.1% • IBU 20
C.W. Bourbon Stout
Our Bandit Springs Imperial Stout has been aged two years in a CW Irwin Bourbon Barrel and reemerged as CW Bourbon Stout. You’ll find hints of bourbon oak and a touch of vanilla. Natural, raw, real, almost organic. ABV 10%
This is a traditional German Doppelbock grain bill fermented with our house ale yeast at a cool temperature. A few sweet caramel notes with hints of chocolate warm the palate while the use of ale yeast keeps this beer from being too sweet.
ABV 8.0% • IBU 19
What the Sam Hill Sour
Yep, we done it….we put our Prinetucky Pale in a barrel and added a little culture to it. A little bit of malty, a little bit hoppy, and a little bit of sour. Put on orange in or don’t but either way this tasty seasonal will have your mouth watering and your lips puckered.
ABV 5.4% • IBU 40 (we think)
Steins (Steens) Pilsner
Pronounced “Steens” and named after Crook Counties famous landmark Stein’s Pillar. Brewed with imported German pilsner malt and fermented with traditional Saaz hops and fermented with Czech Pilz yeast to bring you the smooth and satisfying flavor of the homeland.
ABV 4.9% • IBU 36
Our tasty Printucky Pale Ale infused with Pineapple and Grapefruit Juice.
4.5 ABV 31 IBu
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Status: CLOSED
Unfortunately Ochoco Brewing will be temporarily closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be continually assessing the situation in the weeks ahead and keep you updated as things progress. We wish everyone well.