Our Beers

Year-Round Releases

boontBoont Amber


Balance is what makes our Boont Amber Ale so unique: rich, crystal malts give this beer a deep copper hue and contribute a slight caramel sweetness while the spicy, herbal bitterness from select whole-cone hops imparts a crisp, clean finish.  Hints of sun toasted grain, toffee, and fruity esters compliment the mellow, noble hop aroma.

hopOttinHop Ottin’ IPA

Our Hop Ottin’ IPA is brewed and dry-hopped with copious amounts of Columbus and Cascade.  This beer is a showcase of the bright citrusy aromas, bold grapefruit and pine-like flavors, and resiny bitterness that hop heads crave.  With a brilliant, deep amber color and solid malt backbone, hints of citron, roses, and bergamot climax with a dry, herbal finish in this well-balanced interpretation of a West Coast IPA.

barneyFlats12ozBarney Flats Oatmeal Stout

The deep ebony color, voluptuous mahogany head and bold, roasty flavors in our Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout are what serious beer drinkers expect from this style.  Aromas of freshly baked bread, espresso, chocolate and dried cherries meld seamlessly with rich toffee and chocolate flavors and a creamy mouth feel to create an unparalleled drinking experience.

poleekoPoleeko Pale Ale

Poleeko Pale Ale is an exceptionally flavorful and well-balanced beer.  With a bright, citrusy hop profile and mild maltiness reminiscent of English biscuits, the aromas of pink grapefruit and lemon zest compliment the brisk, balanced finish to create a truly refined American Pale Ale.

heelchHeelch O’ Hops Double IPA

Brewed with a heelch* of Columbus, Chinook, and Cascade hops, our double IPA has a palate pleasing bitterness that is carefully balanced with a full-bodied malt foundation.  With a deep color of polished brass and a nose that sings of pink grapefruit and redwood needles, the rich biscuit-like malt flavors  intertwine with hints of vanilla, mangos, and peppercorns leading to a deep, warming finish. (*That’s Boontling for “a whole lot”)

BrotherDavidDouble-NewBrother David’s Double Abbey Style Ale

Inspired by the classic Dubbels of Belgium, our Brother David’s Double has a dark brown body and aromas of warm cocoa, banana, and cloves.  Specialty malts impart a toasted, nutty character and flavors of chocolate-covered cherries and candied fruits, while the subdued hop profile and Abbey yeast create spicy, herbal notes to compliment the warm, slightly sweet finish.  Winner of a Gold Medal in the 2011 Great American Beer Festival™, Brother David’s Double is a truly complex and potent ale meant to be savored or shared with friends.

BrotherDavidTriple-NewBrother David’s Triple Abbey Style Ale

Similar to Belgian-style Strong Pales, the Tripel is often characterized by its lighter color, spicy aromatics, and complexity.  Brother David’s Triple is brewed with copious amounts of pale malts as well as Belgian candi sugar, giving it a deep golden hue, medium body and rich mouth feel.  The dense head gives off aromas of candied orange peel, clover honey, pears, and a hint of freshly mowed fields.  The fruity esters and spicy hop flavors balance the phenolic characteristics leading to a peppery, citrusy finish.

elSteinberEl Steinber

Midnight Wheat malt gives this complex lager its dark brown color while additions of roasted Indio-Hispano® blue corn create both a lighter body and unique, toasty flavor.  German Pilsner malt and Saaz hops round out this dark lager producing a crisp, clean finish and smooth drinkability that is perfect for any occasion.

Wild Turkey® Barl Series

From the deep No. 4 “alligator char” used in each of their American white-oak barrels to the fact that their bourbons are distilled at a lower proof for a full-flavored authentic taste, no one does bourbon quite like Wild Turkey®. Our exclusive partnership with this iconic distillery gives us a consistent source of barrelage, allowing our brewers to create world-class, barrel-aged beers with a distinctive bourbon character.

bourbonBarrel2Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout

Aged for three months in Wild Turkey® Bourbon barrels, this luxurious stout has a deep ebony hue and a beautiful mahogany head. The woody, vanilla-like notes imparted by the barrels mingle with aromas of fresh baked bread, toffee, and espresso and envelop the rich chocolate and roasted barley flavors with a fine bourbon character.

Our exclusive partnership with Wild Turkey® gives us a world class, consistent source of barrelage, allowing our brewers to explore new frontiers in barrel-aged craft beer. Since its introduction, Wild Turkey® has maintained a distinctive distillation and aging process that gives it a smooth taste and a lingering flavor. They also use differentiated process whereby the bourbon is distilled at a low proof to seal in its flavors. Very little water is added to the bourbon, resulting in a full-flavored authentic taste similar to what one would get straight out of the barrel. Wild Turkey is a genuine drink with a sought after “burn” that comes from its high proof, an attribute fundamental to the brand and critical in maintaining its authentic bourbon characteristics.

Seasonal Releases

springSpring Hornin’ Spring IPA

With floral, spicy aromas reminiscent of lilacs, white pepper and Bartlett pears, our new Spring Hornin’ IPA embodies the season with a clean malt profile and herbal hop flavors lasting into a dry, refreshing finish.

summerSummer Solstice

Summer Solstice® is a slightly sweet, malty session beer with a creamy mouth feel and clean finish.  With hints of caramel in the nose and a touch of spice, it’s become affectionately known as “cream soda for adults”. The unique flavors and superior drinkability make for the ultimate refreshment on a hot summer day.

summerFall Hornin’ Pumpkin Ale

With a brilliant, deep copper hue and creamy beige-colored head, our Fall Hornin’ Pumpkin Ale has inviting aromas of caramelized malt and baking bread with highlights of cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin and seasonal spices. The pleasantly creamy mouthfeel and silky body embrace the sweet caramel flavors and tang of spices (with just hint of hops) that ends in a smooth, round finish.

winterWinter Solstice

Winter Solstice® is our take on the classic style of “winter warmer.” Boasting a deep amber hue and rich mouthfeel, its creamy finish will lift your spirits. Hints of toffee, spice, and caramel tease the senses making this the perfect ale to share with friends and family during the cold days and long nights of winter.

Mendonesia Series

Our “specialty” series embodies the pioneering spirit of Anderson Valley Brewing Company through a collection of year-round and limited releases brewed on our 10-barrel pilot system. Handcrafted in small batches, we set out to create an experience for the senses by highlighting the complexity and balance of aromas and flavors through both traditional brewing methods as well as barrel-aging beers using bourbon, cognac, port, or red and white wine barrels.

mowkeefMowkeef Saison

Historically brewed on farms in Belgium, Saisons were designed to refresh farmhands after a long day’s work.  This unfiltered ale is brewed with a medley of fresh oats, rye and barley to create a harmonious balance with select hops and spices such as coriander, star anise, and organic ginger; while fruity esters from the yeast compliment the nice, dry finish.  Mowkeef Saison has layers of complexity and flavor with a drinkability that will refresh farmhands and thirsty pub-goers alike.

mendoMelloMendo Mello

This Estate Wet Hop Ale is brewed with 100% hand-picked  Chinook and Cascade hops from our own hop fields located in Boonville, CA.  Within hours of the harvest, these “wet” hops are added directly to the kettle, imparting herbal, hoppy aromas that hide hints of pine and garden-fresh green vegetable.  The flavor has a crisp, hop bitterness supported by a light, bready malt backbone with undertones of toasted bagel. Although the bitterness is fairly high, the lean body and clean hop flavors giving this beer a high drinkability.