We have trivia every Tuesday in the tasting room. Stop by with friends to compete and win awesome prizes. Trivia starts at 7:00pm!
We'll be pouring at the longest running Wine, Brew & Food Festival hosted by the Camarillo Ranch House on Sunday, July 30th. Every vendor brings their A-game every year and all proceeds benefit local Ventura County charities; you can find more information at their website: http://meadowlarkserviceleague.com/events/a-taste-of-camarillo/
Join Spencer and the awesome folks at Public School 805 for a pint and a chat - they'll be pouring seven Institution beers on Friday July 21st.
We'll be releasing the winning beer from the Thousand Oaked Homebrewers competition on Sunday, June 4th at 2PM. Festivus is an imperial stout aged on vanilla, coffee, cocoa nibs, peppers and cinnamon.
May 20th we'll be hosting a tiki extravaganza, complete with parking lot beers, a free cornhole tournament and tropical casks. We'll be going all out on the theme, so come prepared with your tackiest Tiki getup. Sign up early for the cornhole tournament: it's sure to fill up and we'll have awesome prizes for the winners.
Whole Foods at the Collection in Oxnard will be having an Institution tap takeover event on Friday May 12th - come by and grab a beer from the Airstream trailer and catch up with Spencer. There will be an unprecedented 12 IAC beers on tap!
Our friends at McGregor's in Moorpark are having us over for an epic tap takeover on Friday, April 21st. Stop by to check out a killer tap list and mingle with the IAC staff. They also serve wine, so if you occasionally socialize with non-beer drinkers, this is the perfect event to satisfy your entire group.
INSTITUTION IS TEAMING UP WITH FOOD SHARE ALL MONTH LONG! Food Share distributes millions of pounds of healthy food every year! For every food item purchased at our tasting room during the month of April, Institution will donate a meal to those who are food insecure in Ventura County!
We're taking over some taps at Bottle & Pint in Newbury Park! We'll have 6 great beers on tap and our sales rep will be on site in the evening to talk beer. See you there!
We are releasing our brand new triple IPA on March 18th. It's only the second triple IPA we've ever brewed and surprisingly - it's packed with hops. The hop lineup includes Amarillo, Mosaic and Simcoe hops. This beer is resiny and intense, come in and challenge your taste buds. We'll be pouring a specialty cask that day as well. Also, we still have a bit of The Surgeon on tap, stop in and grab some before it's gone until next year.
Our friends at Mohawk Bend are hosting their 4th annual IPA Fest, featuring over 60 California brewed IPAs. We'll be on-site hanging out at Mohawk celebrating California's favorite beer style, stop by and say hello! More information available at Mohawk Bend's website. http://mohawk.la/
Get adventurous for Valentine's Day: we'll have a custom tasting flight paired with 4 chocolates that'll be just the right combination of hoppy and sweet. These artisanal chocolates will be made in house by one of our talented chefs and are a perfect mix of indulgent and refined. We'll also have a specialty cask that will celebrate the spirit of the day.
The Surgeon is our triple IPA that is only brewed once a year due to the insane amount of time and care that it takes to create. Coming in at 11.2% ABV, it is triple dry hopped, giving it an amazing aroma that complements it's aggressive hoppiness. We are throwing a party to celebrate the annual appearance of this resiny hop bomb so make sure to stop in on Thursday Feb. 9th at 6:00pm. Growlers/crowlers will be available and we'll have a Specialty Surgeon cask that taps at 6.
The Thousand Oaked Homebrewers are now accepting entries for their annual Romancing The Beer homebrew competition. Participating in this event is a great way to get valuable feedback on your beers from professional judges and you have the chance to win awesome prizes. The Best of Show winner will brew their winning recipe at IAC and debut their brew in our tasting room!
We're taking over some taps at the Golden Nugget Pub in Simi Valley! On Friday, December 23rd, we'll have 8 delicious IAC beers on tap. The event is happening all day long and our Sales Rep, Spencer, will be on site in the evening to answer questions about our brewery and talk beer. Come stop by for a pint!
Join us every Sunday morning for NFL Sunday Ticket. We open early at 10:00am and serve specialty breakfast pizzas all day!
We're throwing a fun-filled holiday party on Thursday, December 15th starting at 6:00pm! It's an ugly sweater party with prizes for the most ridiculous sweater, so rifle through the back of your closet and dust off the craziest sweater you've got. We'll also be debuting our 2016 Holiday Ale that night, an imperial stout with holiday spices. Most importantly, we'll also be hosting a Toys 4 Tots Toy Drive that entire week. Bring in a new, unwrapped toy and get a pint of your choice for only $.01 (Limited 1 pint per customer, but bring as many toys as you'd like). There'll also be Christmas music and movies, so stop by for a festive evening!
Check out our upcoming art show presented by GAMUT. We'll have work on display from local artists and live music. We'll also be raffling off prizes with proceeds going to Ventura County Animal Services for Porters For Pups month!
In addition, 15% of sales will be donated to VCAS during the event!
Our Porters For Pups fundraiser is happening all November long. Participating is easy, simply order our fall seasonal, Ratched Rye Porter, and proceeds from beer sales will go to Ventura County Animal Services. This includes growler and crowler fills!
We also have limited edition Porters For Pups glassware and shirts available. Support your local animal shelter by drinking local!