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- Pub Happenings
- It’s Oktoberfest!
- Watch out San Rafael – here we come
- Brewery News
- Kitchen Events
- September Music
- September Give Back Tuesdays©
We’ll be kicking off Oktoberfest at Iron Springs on Friday, September 29th and celebrating all weekend long. You’ll find our great specials below, plus come try our Fresh Hop Oktoberfest Lager, in traditional German beer steins.
Crisp meat pastry, wild boar & mushroom, sage, country preserves
Lemon cucumber, heirloom tomato, celery hearts, cornichons, pickled onion, lemon – dill vinaigrette
Boiled & roasted German style pork belly, sweet & sauerkraut, griddle potato cake, Kolsch Ale pork jus
Soft Bavarian Pretzels, broiled Rhine valley cows milk cheese
Local Lamb Goulash
Braised Valley Ford lamb shoulder, root vegetables, savory, caraway, tomato, buttered rustic hearth baked pumpernickel bread
Watch out San Rafael – here we come
San Rafael – have you heard the news? We are coming your way. Our new taproom and restaurant is under construction at 901 4th Street at the corner of 4th and Lootens in downtown San Rafael. We’re having a great time and planning a late fall/early winter opening. To learn more, watch walls coming down, or just entertain yourself check out our facebook page at www.facebook.com/ISpublichouse.
Open for Lunch and Dinner 7 Days a Week
We are now open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner! We’ll be pairing this with all day happy hour and fish and chips on Mondays. Now there’s a winning combo!
Reservations for Smaller Parties Now Accepted
Iron Springs has revised its reservation policy – we now take reservations for parties of 4 or more, so make yours today!
Return of Teacher Pints on Wednesday August 23rd
Teacher pints return just in time for school. Monday through Thursday, show your teacher ID card to get a pint of your favorite Iron Springs beer for only $3.
Join our brewers out and about at these great fall festivals.
Saturday, Sept 9th – CCBA Craft Beer Summit on the Capitol Mall in Sacramento (http://www.californiacraftbeer.com/craft-beer-summit/)
Sunday, September 17th – Alameda Blues, Brews, & BBQ fest on Webster St. Alameda (https://www.facebook.com/events/1482086495181638/)
Saturday, September 23rd – Tiburon Taps in Tiburon (https://www.tiburontaps.org/)
Saturday, September 30th – Oaktoberfest in the Dimond in Oakland (http://www.oaktoberfest.org/)
September Beer Releases
A hop forward double IPA, 8% ABV
Head Change- week of 9/11
A dank hop crisp lager, 6% ABV
Hopositive Strong Oatmeal Pale Ale – 9/21
Our fall seasonal, available in bottles and draft, 7.5% ABV
Fresh Hop Oktoberfest Lager – week of 9/25
A centennial wet hops clean amber lager, 6% ABV
Other Seasonals on Tap
Screaming Eagle American Light Lager
We describe it as Craft Lite, 3.8% ABV
Sazz Hands West Coast Pilsner-style Lager
Traditional Bohemian Pilsner-style but dry-hopped ala West Coast with Czech Saaz hops for a nice citrus/noble aroma, 5% ABV
Dark Path Black Lager
Coffee Brown Ale
Another Cleverly Named IPA (send your favorite idea for an IPA name to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Follow us on Facebook for exact cask tapping dates, times, & flavors, or go to our web calendar at www.ironspringspub.com. After 10 pints of cask ale, you will receive a commemorative cask glassware only available by having your cask card punched.
On Friday August September 22 we’ll be pouring something hop forward, 6-8% ABV
We’ve been working on some menu revisions and changes – we’d love to hear your thoughts! Please send any feedback to email@example.com. We’ve also been listening to your feedback and now are pleased to be offering a gluten free bread option locally made right here at Flour Craft bakery in San Anselmo. People love it. Come check it out.
Please send booking inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Music starts at 8pm.
Wednesday September 13th
Blues-Twang-Honytonk from a veteran quartet! Featuring Danny Uzi on guitar/vocals (Chrome Johnson/Ring of Fire), Jonathan Korty on keys/vocals (Vinyl/Soul Ska), Rob Hooper on drums (Jimmie Dale Gilmore/Carolyn Wonderland), and Joe Kyle Jr. on bass (The Waybacks). Special guests always appear as this hot new band gets to ‘chooglin’ on down the line!
Wednesday September 20th
Just Friends featuring Charlie Docherty
Wednesday September 27th
Shaky Hand String Band
Shaky Hand String Band was founded high in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. The bands free spirited personalities are inspired from the mountain town lifestyles in which they live. It’s heard in their original lyrics, and felt in their high-energy feel good licks. The bands fresh approach to old time tunes and modern jam band music captures the hearts of new fans everywhere they go. Steadily growing a fan base from touring, and their first album “Two Miles High,” Shaky Hand String Band is quickly filling a niche in the fast evolving music industry. Dirt stomping and catchy lyrics are the heart beat of Shaky Hand String Band. Members consists of Jess Rose Moidel (fiddle), Patrick O’Halloran (banjo), Todd Webster (mandolin) and Nick Beato (bass).
SEPTEMBER GIVE BACK TUESDAYS®
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 email@example.com.
September 5th – Trout Unlimited
North Bay Trout Unlimited (applicant) is a non-profit local chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU), which has over 100,000 members nationwide. They are dedicated to conserving, protecting, and restoring trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds. This chapter, representing over 900 members, is based here in Marin County and includes Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties. Here in Marin County, together with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife they directly assist over 80 elementary school classrooms with watershed science education through the Trout in the Classroom program. In addition, they introduce youth to fly fishing through our First Cast program; and provide recreational fishing outings to disabled veterans and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. In addition NBTU has a long history of conservation work in Marin County watersheds, dating back to the 1980’s. They are currently focusing on two key creeks supporting threatened steelhead and coho, Devil’s Gulch and Redwood Creek. For more information check out http://www.nbtu.org.
September 12th – Heartwood Educational Collaborative
Heartwood serves students in Marin, Sonoma, Contra Costa, Napa, Lake, Mendocino and Solano Counties. With attention and care through their campus based and home school programs, they aim to provide a stimulating and enriching education, awakening critical and creative thinking, instilling a love of work and learning that propels students to make positive, heart-felt and inspiring contributions to our shared world. https://heartwoodcollaborative.org.
September 19th – Bread and Roses
Bread & Roses Presents is pleased to return to Iron Springs for Give Back Tuesday on September 19th. Bread & Roses is dedicated to uplifting the human spirit by providing free, live, quality entertainment to people who live in institutions or are otherwise isolated from society. The Babushka Brothers to play from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. They are long-time Bread & Roses volunteers who play a fun mix of country, Cajun and blues. Visit www.breadandroses.org for more info.
September 26th – West Marin Youth Soccer League
The WMYSL has been introducing the world’s beautiful game to kids from San Anselmo to Bolinas for more than 25 years! Their primary goal is to provide kids of all ages in all of West Marin with a positive introduction and exposure to the game of soccer by teaching the fundamental skills of the sport, fair play and good sportsmanship in a fun, supportive and safe environment. While attempting to instill a love for the game they also aim at promoting health and fitness as well as teamwork and camaraderie. They are a 501(c) non profit and depend on parent volunteers to run the league. Find out more at https://westmarinyouthsoccerleague.com.
We’ll see you at the pub!
— The Iron Springs Team