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January Newsletter

JANUARY HIGHLIGHTS

•    Brewery update
o    Barrel Aged Beer Month
o    Year end review
o    Compulsory release date
o    Casks for January

•    Construction Update
•    Music in January
•    Give Back Tuesdays®

barrel aged 2015

BREWERY NEWS

We here at Iron Springs want to give a big shout out to the brewery team.  This was our biggest year in beer production in our 10 year history, squeezing out an extra 20% of beer over 2013.  Our beer took home some great hardware in 2014 and we feel our beer has never tasted better.  Our brewery team of Christian, Jason, and our rock star sales man Richard are making big things happen in the brewery and they can’t wait to show you what they have in store for 2015 – big things people, big things!

 

Barrel Aged Beer Month

January is Barrel Aged Beer Month.  Each week we will release a different barrel aged beer.  Make sure you taste them all – they are delish.

Week 1: Chardonnay Barrel Saison

Week 2: Bourbon Barrel Sless Stout

Week 3: Port Barrel Aged Quad

Week 4: Scotch Barrel Winter Scotch

You will also see other guest barrel aged beers on throughout the month.   Follow us on Facebook & Twitter for the latest updates.

Tapping news

On Friday January 30th we will be tapping this years’ batch of Gold Medal winning Compulsory Ale – our version of a triple IPA.  This beer took the coveted gold medal in last year’s Bistro Triple IPA Festival.  We just brewed this batch last week and so far…………..AMAZING!  Time will tell.

 

Cask Card Program

Cask Thursday is every other Thursday of the month, except on special occasions, like the Friday 1/30 tapping of the cask of Compulsory Ale.  Follow us on Facebook for exact cask tapping dates, times, & flavors, or go to our web calendar acask cardt www.ironspringspub.com.  After 10 pints of cask ale, you will receive a commemorative cask glassware only available by having your cask card punched.

January Casks

January 15th – Cask of Sless Stout

FRIDAY January 30th – Cask of Compulsory Ale

 

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

As you may be aware, we were finally able to take over additional space in the back of the pub and we are in the middle of doing a major bathroom renovation as well as increasing brewery production.  For the next 2 months there will be some slight inconveniences and dust, but out of the ashes will come great things in 2015, making your dining experience at Iron Springs that much nicer.  Thank you for your patience during the remodel!

 

OUR HAPPY HOUR JUST GOT HAPPIER!

We’ve expanded happy hour to include specials on our house white and red wine too.  $4.00 pints ($4.25 for Casey), $1.00 off all our fantastic appetizers, and our house red for $5.50 and our house white for $6.50.   All night Monday, 4-6 Tuesday, 12-6 Wednesday through Friday, and 4-6 Saturday and Sunday.

 

JANUARY MUSIC

Please send booking inquiries to booking@ironspringspub.com.  Music starts at 8pm.

Wednesday January 7th

Rusty Evans & Ring Of Fire with special guest Barry Sless

The Worlds Finest Johnny Cash Tribute

Rockabilly Hall of Famer, Rusty Evans and his band Ring of Fire have been burning up the California festival circuit with his rollicking tribute to country music icon Johnny Cash.
With a voice of rolling thunder and a spirit like gentle rain Rusty has been wowing audiences from Nashville to San Francisco with his stunning tribute to the “Man In Black”. His weighted drawl doles out molasses-coated syllables, putting an upbeat spin on less than optimistic situations. Lending his own touch to world famous songs Rusty honors the Man in Black with soulful honesty and exuberance.

Driving rhythms on his amplified acoustic Martin guitar are augmented by his energetic three-piece band Ring of Fire. A hot rockin’ lead guitar, driving bass and drums create the powerful and irresistible Johnny Cash signature sound, a pulse that drives folks right to the dance floor. People often comment on how much Rusty actually looks like the Man in Black. He’s honored by the compliment and destined to continue in the spirit of the country music legend he holds in such high regard.

 

Wednesday January 14th

Talley Up

“Talley Up!” is an original + covers funky band featuring some of the finest players in Marin County including bandleader Jim Talley (Lumanation, Beautiful Losers, Tony Saunders, Cole Tate) on keyboards and vocals, Tom Finch (Tom Finch Group, Big Brother & and the Holding Co.) on guitar and vocals, Michael Pinkham (New Monsoon, Albino) on drums, Jen Rund  (Stu Allen, Lumanation, Cole Tate Band) on bass as well as special guest vocalists and artists.

“Talley Up!” mixes jazz-funk originals with funky New Orleans covers from the Meters and Dumpstaphunk along with a slew of vocal and instrumental funk songs to fill the dance floor.

 

Wednesday January 21st

Savannah Blu

Making their home in Northern California, Savannah Blu is a powerful contemporary bluegrass band with soulful vocals and driving rhythm. Savannah pushes bluegrass far beyond its rural roots with originals that resonate from traditional bluegrass soul and demonstrate a mastery of imaginative creativity.  Savannah Blue approaches music with high spirits and boundless energy refusing to sit still.

Savannah Blu’s signature sound stems from their emphasis on original material, inspired by each member’s influences. Besides the splendid playing and singing,  their music will certainly leave an indelible image in your memory.

 

Wednesday January 28th

Tom Finch Trio

Tom Finch, Jason Jones and Andius Jent bring the music of TFG (Tom Finch Group) to you in an acoustic format!  Same great material, positive vibes and playful spirit… at half the volume!   The trio emphasizes original and cover songs, dynamic playing, sweet harmonies and above all… a real fun time!  Come out and check it for yourself!!!

 

GIVE BACK TUESDAYS ® IN JANUARY

Each Tuesday we are thrilled to donate 10% to local groups working to support our community.   For more information, or to nominate a group, please contact anne@ironspringspub.com.

In January we will be supporting the YES Foundation, which provides support to the Ross Valley School District for programs like art, library, and music that otherwise wouldn’t have enough funding.  Find out more at www.yestokids.org.  We also have two special YES nights in January:

Tuesday January 20th

It’s celebrity waiter’s night featuring the teachers from Hidden Valley Elementary School.

Tuesday January 27th

It’s celebrity waiter’s night featuring the teachers from Wade Thomas Elementary School.

 

We’ll see you at the pub!

— The Iron Springs Team