Eastern Oregon ‘Brews Byway’ ~ Secret Beer Trails


Eastern Oregon Beer News ~

New Brewery in John Day

Nestled in the middle of John Day River Territory in “metro” John Day (watch out for rush hour!) you’ll find Eastern Oregon’s newest brewery. 1188 Brewing Company opened up in 2014 and are serving up great beers using the delicious local water, knowledge of excellent hops, and combining with the surrounding environment to make IPA, Porter, Red Ales, and more. It’s worth a trip when visiting one of Oregon’s 7 Wonders – #thePaintedHills.

New Brewery in Ontario

Tandem Brewing in Ontario brings a new taste as you enterbeer-ontario-or-tandem-brewing-callout-0 Oregon.  Catering to those on two-wheels, they provide a variety of unique beers at reasonable prices.Pride is taken in using only the freshest ingredients, created with distinct flavors and carefully brewed in extra small batches to ensure a truly different, refreshingly smooth, and flavorful experience! So, if you need a post-hill climb carb splash, need to take a breather after that knee scraping fall, or just simply enjoy beer, ride on by and experience a true cyclist’s microbrew, made especially with you in mind.

New Breweries in Milton-Freewater

DragonsGateLogo960x440Dragon’s Gate ~ This Belgian inspired nanobrewery is making big fans with taste buds and definitely competing with the well-know wines of the area! Check out this article in Brew Public.

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Laht Nepur Brewery ~ Gaelic for ‘Drink for Life’, this little brewery is challenging the wine-rich region.  They just won gold medals for their brews at the Great American Beer Festival and Washington Beer Awards®, and additional awards from other events such as Strange Brewfest and Washington Beer Commission’s Winter Beer Festival.

All Laht Neppur ales are currently brewed with local care and true love! No tours of the brewery are offered at this time,  but staff is happy to answer any questions that you may have about our ales. The have great pub grub available – including great pizzas made to order. You can grab brews to-go here too.

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(October 16, 2013) Congratulations to our friends at Barley Brown’s Brew Pub and Baker City Brewing Company 5 Medals at the Great American Beer Festival and …Baker City Brewing Company named the Best Very Small Brewery and Brewers in the nation. Cheers!
This year’s winning beers were
Shredders Wheat: Gold for the 5th year in a row
Fresh Hop Pallet Jack: Bronze
Hand Truck Pale Ale: Gold
Don Vanuchi “The Killer”: Silver
Pallet Jack IPA: Gold

— in Baker City.