Category Archives : Newsletter

Our monthly report on what’s new and in the news around the Pub.

February Newsletter

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  • It’s Chocolate Beer Month
  • Pub Events
  • Brewery News
  • Valentine’s Day and Other Fun Kitchen Stuffs
  • February Music
  • February Give Back Tuesdays©


February is Chocolate Beer Month at Iron Springs. Come in each week for a new chocolate release, paired with some amazing specials from the kitchen on the night of the release. These beers go fast and you’ll want to try them all.

Friday February 3rd – Chocolate Dark Path Lager and Oaxacan Chocolate Chicken Mole

Friday February 10th – Coco Anne Marie’s Amber and Nib Braised Australian Lamb

Tuesday February 14th – Firkin of Black Forest (Chocolate Cherry) Stout and and Coffee Roasted Foie Gras (and check out the rest of our great Valentine’s Day specials below)

Friday February 17th – Chocolate Winterscotch and Coco Crusted Beef Ribs

Friday February 24th – Mocha Three Tun Titan Stout and Mint Chocolaté Stout Mud Pie

We will also be releasing two guest chocolate beers during the month:

Magnolia Mr Charlie’s Chocolate Stout A collaboration with Alpine Brewing

Modern Times Black House Coconut and Cocoa Stout – on Nitro


Super Bowl Sunday

Fill up your growlers, get your to-go beer, or come on down to watch the game with your friends and neighbors on our big screen.  We don’t care who wins as long as everyone is happy.»


December Newsletter

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  • What a Year!
  • Holiday Gifts and Such
    • Holiday 4 packs
  • Holiday Hours
  • Brewery News
  • Kitchen News
  • December Music
  • December Give Back Tuesdays©
  • Become Part of the Iron Springs Team!


As we all start to put the finishing touches on 2016, we are feeling the love here at Iron Springs.  2 gold medals this year at the Great American Beer Festival and the World Beer Cup, a Best of Pacific Sun honor, and countless other nice thoughts that you all write us on comment cards and tell us over at pint at the pub.  We raise our glass high and give a big Iron Springs cheers and thank you for your support of us, our staff, our food and beer, and our community.  As head brewer Christian Kazakoff always says, “Prost!”


holiday-gift-poster-2016Give the gift of Iron Springs this season!  Looking for a special gift for that beer lover in your life?  Don’t miss our Winter 4 packs.  Four unique 22 oz bombers with some of our most special brews, hand labeled, bottled, and packaged in a handy tote.»

November Newsletter

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It’s all about the gold this month!  We’re celebrating the Sless Oatmeal Stout winning a gold medal at the Great American Beer Festival in October, and the Epiphany winning a gold medal at the World Beer Cup in April.  Join us for gold week for special prices on these two fine beers and special food to match.  We also will be releasing our Winter Four Packs on Black Friday – more details below.

Also don’t miss a special Saturday night of music with Soul Ska on November 19th, the Saturday before Thanksgiving.»


October Newsletter 1

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At Iron Springs, we have a special place in our heart for October.  After all, it’s our birthday!  We’ll celebrate our 12th anniversary at the pub on Wednesday October 5th, starting with a 1 game playoff between the Mets and the Giants at 5pm, followed by an amazing night of music from the Kate Gaffney Band, the release of our Anniversary Alt, fun surprises for all our guests, and a little bubbly.  Come join us and raise a glass!  We’ll be cheering for all of you who make Iron Springs a great place to work, to eat, to drink, and just to hang out.»

July News and Music 1

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  • More Bike Parking for All
  • Brewery News
  • Music for July
  • Give Back Tuesdays®


In our efforts to promote environmental ways to get to the pub, we’ve worked with the Fairfax Town Council to convert one of our front parking spaces into a bike corral.   Bike on down and check it out! We have also implemented a bike lock program. Just ask at the bar to borrow a lock during your stay, so you can enjoy a cold beverage knowing that your bike is safe and secure locked up out front!  Please send any feedback on the new corral to

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June Newsletter


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  • June Events
    • Golden State in the NBA Finals/Sharks in the Stanley Cup
    • Fairfax Festival June 11th and 12th
    • Father’s Day June 19th
    • Release of the Saison D’ete on June 21st
  • More Bike Parking for All!
  • Brewery News
  • Music for June
    • 5 Wednesdays of incredible music in the month of June!
  • Give Back Tuesdays®


Golden State in the NBA Finals/Sharks in the Stanley Cup

We’ll be broadcasting your favorite hometown heroes as they fight their way to glory and championships!  With our two flat screen tvs and our giant projector screen, Iron Springs is a great place to come hang out and watch some stellar athletes.  Come on down and pull up a seat!»

May Newsletter


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  • Iron Springs wins gold at the World Beer Cup!
    • Plus 2 awards from Battle Of The Brews 
    • Plus voted Best Microbrew in the Pacific Sun 2016
  • More bike parking for all!
  • May events
  • Brewery news
    • Hip Hoppy single hop beer series
  • Music for May
  • Give Back Tuesdays® in May
    • Annual White Hill Jazz Night
  • News from the kitchen


World Beer Cup 2014

We are thrilled to announce that the Epiphany Ale won a gold medal at the 2016 World Beer Cup this month for best American-Style Amber/Red ale out of 96 entries in the category!  Congratulations to our entire brewing team and especially head brewer Christian Kazakoff.  It’s nice to see the hard work pay off!»

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April Newsletter


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  • Iron Springs in the News
  • More Bike Parking for All
  • Brewery News
    • New Releases
    • April Casks
    • Brewery Events
  • April Madness
  • Give Back Tuesdays® 
  • Kitchen News


We were pleased to be featured in two great publications this month!  Check out a great piece on the pub in the newest edition of Celebrator Beer Magazine ( or pick up a copy at the pub).  In addition, Marin Magazine’s latest article of cooking beer in food featured our barbecued pork cooked with Fairfax Coffee Porter.»

March Newsletter


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  • March Events
  • Brewery News
    • New Releases
    • March Casks
    • Brewery Events
  • March Music Madness
  • Give Back Tuesdays® 
  • Kitchen News


Spring is a comin’ here in Northern California and with it some lighter spring beers, a lightness in our step, and the our first beer festival of the season.  We’re looking forward to getting out there in our galoshes and raincoats and drinking a pint or two with you!

St. Paddy’s Day

Always a fan favorite at Iron Springs, on Thursday March 17th we’ll be serving some amazing specials including our famous corn beef and cabbage all day long.   We’ll also be releasing the Moonwalker ® spring bock – see more information below.  Here’s a sneak peek of the menu:

Spring Salad
Bibb letuce, boiled egg, cornichon pickles, chilled spring beets, morning radish, lemon caper vinaigrette

Brussels Sprouts
Pan chard brussels sprouts wit extra virgin olive oil, fresh thyme & garlic, aged balsamic drizzle

Corned Beef & Cabbage
Corned-Angus Beef Brisket slow cooked with porter & apple cider-clove braised cabbage Cabbage, red new potatoes with parsley & butter

Leg of Lamb
Roast Leg of Lamb with olive rosemary paste, mashed potato & parsnip, grilled asparagus

Fairfax Brewfest

We also are dusting off our festival attire and getting ready for the Fairfax Brewfest, Saturday March 19th, at the Pavilion.  It’s our 12th year in a row!»


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February Newsletter


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  • January Recap
    • Best in the Bay!
  • Brewery News
    • February Beer Releases
    • Casks for February
    • Beers on Tap
  • Music for February
  • Give Back Tuesdays®
  • News from The Kitchen
    • Join us for Valentine’s Day!
    • Happy Hour Happiness
    • We’ll be open at noon on Monday February 15th (President’s Day)


January was such a great beer month here.  Not only did we have our best Barrel Aged Beer Month yet, but we also released 4 amazing beers in one day to kick off SF Beer Week, including the Compulsory Triple IPA, which won a gold medal in the Bistro Double IPA fest in 2014.  This year we were named “Best in the Bay” at the Diving Dog Brewhouse’s annual SF Beer Week event.»