Daily Archives: September 30, 2011


Get Rescued by the Ambrewlance: San Anselmo Patch

Get Rescued by the Ambrewlance

Restaurateur Mike Altman and brewer Christian Kazakoff of Iron Springs Pub & Brewery craft beer to pair with food and the seasons.

By Christina Mueller Welter: April 6, 2011

During a visit to Oakland with his wife, Anne, in the summer of 2004 for a short-term consulting opportunity, Mike Altman learned the Ross Valley Brewing Company was for sale. With 20 years of restaurant management and brewery experience already under his belt, many of those years with the McMenamins portfolio of brew pubs in Oregon and Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery in Boulder, Altman visited the 765 Center Blvd.»


San Anselmo Patch: Great American Beer Fest

Entering 11 of their brews in the U.S.’s biggest beer competition, Iron Springs team is off to Denver looking for luck and medals.

One of the world’s biggest events in beer — aside, perhaps, from Munich’s Oktoberfest — is the annual Great American Beer Festival, held each year in Denver. And several area breweries are getting pumped for this year’s proceedings, which takes place Sept. 29 – Oct. 1.

Phil Meeker, assistant brewer at Iron Springs Pub and Brewery in Fairfax, will make his third visit on behalf of the Center Boulevard brewpub and his eighth overall… <more