Summer may be coming to an end, but we still have a lot of new beers and events happening this month at IAC. Our 5th year anniversary party is at the end of this month on Saturday, September 29th! We have 5 days of events leading up to the anniversary party on Saturday so make sure you follow us on social media for all the details. We also have a new specialty pizza for the month of September, the Italian inspired Meatball Pizza. NFL football also returns which means we'll open an hour earlier on Sundays and we will be serving our breakfast pizza, so come hungry!
Labor Day Hours 11am-4pm
Come get some 4-packs and your growlers filled on Labor Day! We will be open from 11am-4pm on Monday, September 3rd.
Open at 10am On sundays Starting september 9th
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 seven 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 that is only available on Sundays!
Our 5th year anniversary party celebration is this month. Save the date and get ready to celebrate with us. We have 5 days of events planned throughout the week leading up to party Saturday, September 29th. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on social media for updates on all the festivities!
September specialty pizza
Come try our new specialty pizza for the month of September, The Meatball Pizza. This Italian-inspired pie has an arrabbiata sauce, basil, Roma tomato, spicy meatballs, ricotta cheese, mozzarella and roasted red pepper. This pizza pairs great with Institution IPA!
Every Tuesday from 7pm-9pm we host a special Institution trivia night with the most talented quiz master around. Come test your random knowledge with friends, grab a pint and some pizza! Winners receive IAC gift cards.
We’re also hosting a very special IAC themed trivia night on Tuesday, September 25th during the week of our anniversary party! Don’t miss out on this one night only event to show us your best IAC knowledge.
These beers will be getting tapped in the tasting room soon. Check out our beer release calendar (above), and follow us on social media for the exact release dates!
Shaking Head To Toe (Coffee Porter) - 5.4%
Our latest dark beer is a smooth and easy drinking, checking in at 5.4%. This lighter porter has tons of rich coffee character from locally roasted coffee and coffee malts. Be on the lookout for cans and a nitro version too!
Watch The Ticking Clock (India Pale Ale) - 6.8%
A new IPA recipe that uses all pilsner malt, creating a light and crisp body. Super fruity Centennial, Citra, Amarillo and Azacca hops combine for big flavors of orange, citrus and mango. Be on the lookout for cans!
Double Dry Hopped Institution IPA (West Coast IPA) - 7.5%
Our flagship IPA double dry hopped with Columbus, Mosaic, Simcoe and Centennial. Dank and citrusy elements combine with a sharp bitterness and clean finish.
Clarity (Dry Hopped Golden Ale) - 4.7%
Clarity returns to IAC! An easy-drinking golden ale generously dry hopped with Mosaic, Nugget and Warrior hops. Low bitterness and a clean finish make this one of our most approachable beers.
Citrus Zest Institution IPA (West Coast IPA) - 7.5%
Institution IPA with fresh citrus zest boasts aromas of grapefruit and orange. A refreshing take on our flagship IPA that won’t be around for long.
Disarray (Double IPA) - 10.1%
A big 10.1% Double IPA overloaded with dank and resinous hops - Columbus, Simcoe and Summit. Disarray is bitter with a sturdy malt backbone.
Coffee Restraint (Maple Brown Ale) - 6.0%
Our year-round brown ale with coffee and lactose added. Lactose adds body to complement the beer’s roasty and chocolaty flavors.
Oktoberfest (Märzen) - 5.5%
Later this month we are releasing our latest lager, Oktoberfest. This malty, copper colored lager is rich, toasty and full-bodied. Be on the lookout for limited release beer steins available the week of our anniversary party!
5th Anniversary IPA (India Pale Ale) - 7.4%
It’s been nearly 5 years since we opened up our small nano-brewery on Calle San Pablo. It’s been an amazing half-decade and we’re celebrating on September 29th, with an anniversary party and can release! Our 5th anniversary beer is a classic West Coast IPA using 5 of our favorite hops - Simcoe, Mosaic, Citra, Cascade and Columbus.
Stranded (Coconut Stout) - 5.6%
A smooth and roasty stout with 8 pounds of toasted coconut per barrel creating subtle sweetness and vanilla notes. Dark Malts combine to create flavors of coffee and rich caramel in an easy drinking stout.
What's on Tap?
Here's what's on tap currently in the tasting room as of September 1st. Visit www.institutionales.com/on-tap/ anytime for a daily and most up to date tap list.
COHERENCE California Pale Ale, 5.5%
CALL AN ARMY Mecca Grade Pale Ale, 5.5%
RESTRAINT Maple Brown Ale, 6.0%
MOSAIC Pale Ale, 6.2%
DISSONANCE Golden Stout, 6.5%
WHITE WALLS White IPA, 6.7%
BATCH 322 Brut IPA, 7.3%
INSTITUTION IPA West Coast IPA, 7.5%
CASK: INSTITUTION IPA w/ Cacao Nibs
ORCHARDS TO THE SKY Double IPA, 8.3%
DEAD STREETS Imp. Stout w/ Vanilla & Blueberries, 9.6%
CA Beer Summit (Saturday, September 8th): 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.
Blue Jean Ball- FOOD Share’s Signature Fundraiser (Thursday, September 20th): 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.
5th Anniversary Party (Saturday, September 29th)
Our 5th Anniversary party is September 29th from 11am-6pm at the brewery! Come celebrate with us. We’ll have a special can release, 20+ IAC beers on tap, photo booth, games and more. Plus the event is free admission, we hope you all can make it!