September Newsletter

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Summer is coming to an end, but there is still a lot happening at IAC this September! We have a handful of new beers, a new Indian-inspired pizza and the return of NFL football which means we'll open an hour earlier on Sundays and we will be serving our breakfast pizza. Keep in touch with us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for specific beer release dates and other IAC news. 


Featured Beer: Illusion, Session IPA, 4.5%

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We’re excited to announce our new Session IPA, Illusion. Illusion is brewed with Amarillo, Azacca, and Mosaic hops. We brewed a pilot batch session IPA, Batch 149, and were so stoked on the results that we decided to promote it to one of our regular beers. Illusion is tropical and easy drinking with just the right about of bitterness. It has a nice full body and malt character, even at 4.5%. 


September Specialty Pizza

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This month's pizza is Tikka Masala! This Indian-inspired pizza has marinated chicken, masala, roasted bell pepper, cilantro and a lemon-dill sauce. It's savory, a bit citrusy and has a touch of spiciness. For optimum enjoyment, pair it with our Institution IPA.


NFL Returns - Open at 10am Starting Sunday, 9/10

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The NFL is about to return, which means we'll switch over to extended Sunday hours so that you can watch the morning games in their entirety. We'll have DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket playing on all five tvs, so come early to claim your spot and watch the out-of-market games and cheer on your fantasy team. We'll also be serving up our breakfast pizza, so come hungry!


Trivia Tuesdays

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Join us from 7PM-9PM every Tuesday night for beer and brain teasers! Winners receive IAC gift cards.


Upcoming Beers

These beers will be getting tapped in the tasting room soon. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter for exact release dates!

Blueberry Day Dreamin' (Golden Ale w/ Fruit)- 4.7% (Early September)
Introducing the second installment of our Day Dreamin’ series of fruited golden ales. This beer is light and easy to drink, with fruity sweetness that's not overpowering. This version will be blueberry!

Illusion (Session IPA)- 4.5% (Early September)
This beer is brewed with Amarillo, Azacca, and Mosaic hops. It's tropical, easy drinking and has a balanced bitterness. 

Nitro Frantic (Coffee Oatmeal Stout w/ Oak)- 7.0% (Mid September)
Frantic returns on nitro! This beer is made with Beacon coffee based out of Ventura. The beer is roasty, chocolaty and rich. The combination of white oak and oats give this beer a creamy texture with a touch of woodsy dryness that cuts through the beer's sweet malt flavor. 

Batch 176 (American IPA)- 6.6% (Mid September)
We brewed this beer to be a classic American IPA, but we threw in a couple newer school hops (Citra, Mosaic) to pair with our older school favorites (Cascade, Simcoe). We also changed things up a bit and hopped this beer continuously throughout the boil. 

Sedation (Hoppy Session Red)- 4.0% (Mid September)
One of our original beers, Sedation combines malty and toasty flavors with floral and citrusy hop flavors. It's brewed with Centennial, Cascade and HBC-342.

Batch 175 (Cryo Double IPA)- 9.1% (Late September)
A new DIPA hopped with Cascade, Mosaic, and Simcoe. This beer utilizes a boatload a cryo hops, a newer hop processing technique known for its intense hop flavors and life-like fruit characteristics. Expect huge hop aroma and sharp bitterness.

Apricot Day Dreamin' (Golden Ale w/ Fruit)- 4.7% (Late September)
Our third installment of our Day Dreamin’ series of fruited golden ales. This batch is brewed with apricots!


What's on Tap?

Here's what's on tap currently in the tasting room.

CLARITY (Dry Hopped Golden Ale)- 4.7%
LIME ZEST CLARITY (Dry Hopped Golden Ale) - 4.7%
RX PILS (German-style Pilsner)- 5.2%
REVERIE (Summer Rye)- 5.4%
COHERENCE (California Pale Ale)- 5.5%
RESTRAINT (Maple Brown Ale)- 6.0%
STRANDED (Coconut Stout)- 6.1%
MOSAIC (Pale Ale)- 6.2%
THE FLUE (Habanero Smoked Porter)- 6.2%
WHITE WALLS (White IPA)- 6.7%
DISSONANCE (Golden Stout)- 6.5%
INSTITUTION IPA (West Coast IPA)- 7.5%
SANITY (Imperial Coffee Stout)- 9.3%
NITRO SANITY (Imperial Coffee Stout)- 9.3%


Upcoming Events

CA Beer Summit (Saturday, September 9th): We will be in Northern California pouring in Sacramento for the Summit Beer Festival. This is the largest beer festival on the West Coast, featuring more than 160 California craft breweries. Don't miss your chance to try us out if you're in the NorCal area. Find more information and tickets here: http://www.californiacraftbeer.com/craft-beer-summit/

Blue Jean Ball- FOOD Share’s Signature Fundraiser (Thursday, September 14th): We will be participating at the 2nd Annual Blue Jean Ball! This event takes place at the Walnut Grove at Tierra Rejada Farms. Find more information here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blue-jean-ball-food-shares-signature-fundraiser-tickets-31899613603

Housing Our Agricultural Workforce (Thursday, September 21st): Ventura County Housing Trust Fund will be hosting their annual event to support affordable housing in Ventura County. We will be there pouring beer- find out more information and how to purchase tickets at their website: http://www.vchousingtrustfund.org/2017-event.html

The Taste of Local Festival (Sunday, September 24th): We will be pouring at The Third-Annual Taste of Local Festival. Over 60 area chefs, farmers, purveyors, wineries, breweries and distilleries are expected to showcase their culinary expertise all from Ventura County. Find more information here: http://www.totallylocalvc.com/2017-taste-of-local-festival/

LA Beer Fest (Saturday, September 30th): We will be participating in this year’s 9th annual LA Beer Festival. They will be featuring over 80 breweries and over a dozen food trucks. Find out more information and how to purchase tickets here: https://www.labeerfest.la/

 

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