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Tracktoberfest 10.1

Posted on: September 23rd, 2016 by Becca Scott

Tracktoberfest is a day to raise your steins, sing and drink BEER! Tracktoberfest is FREE to enter, and lots of beer will be on tap including our Tracktoberfest Marzen-Style Ale, and LowBrau will once again be out with sausages and sides. Souls and Sounds Productions, Grand Isle Fire Brigade and Dave Chelini will provide music throughout the day. Come and partake in our wide array of fest-worthy contests. Here’s the list and times:
2pm – Obstacle Course
3pm – Grain Toss
4pm – Pretzel Eating
5pm – Stein Hold
6pm – Stein Chug
7pm – Best Dressed
8pm – Yodeling
Only 10 slots for each contest are available so show up early to sign up. Check out the event page for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1772300856371993/.

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What’s Changing Wednesday 9.7 – Can Schedule + Pricing, Growler Prices Dropping + 2 New Beer Releases

Posted on: September 7th, 2016 by Becca Scott

Lots of things are happening Wednesday 9/7 at Track 7. Our first Sukahop can release is going down, growler prices are dropping, and in honor of the Craft Beer Summit in Sacramento this week we are releasing two special beers: our collaboration with LowBrau Brett Van Winkle Belgian Pale Ale which is 100% Brett fermented and aged in Sauvignon Blanc barrels and our White Stout brewed with Chocolate Fish Coffee on Nitro.

Check out all the details for the can release schedule/pricing and the new growler pricing below.

Can Release Schedule + Pricing
Sukahop Northeast-Inspired IPA is being released this Wednesday (9.7). This is just the beginning! Here’s the schedule for the future can releases coming up this month and the pricing structure. 

  • Sukahop Northeast-Inspired IPA 9/7
  • Bloomer’s Cut IPA 9/13
  • Mr. Chimpo IPA 9/13
  • Love + Hoppiness in VT 9/21
  • Double Dry-Hopped LERE DIPA 9/28
  • Golden Guava IPA 9/28

Non-hoppy beers of moderate abv (5.5% or less) and/or sours of same strength
— 4pk $12.00 + tax and $0.20 CRV
Hoppy beers of moderate strength (up to 7.9%) and/or sours of same strength
— 4pk $14.00 + tax and $0.20 CRV
Hoppy beers of imperial strength (8.0% to 10.0%) and/or sours of same strength
— 4pk $16 + tax and $0.20 CRV

New Growler Pricing
Our can initiative began with the Track 7 belief that beer should be fresh and affordable. We are carrying this beer mentality to our growlers to-go, and we are lowering the prices! Here is the new pricing structure.
Core Beers

Bee Line Blonde / Slow Roll Session IPA
— Growlers $13 for fill (tax included)
Hoppy Palm Pale Ale / Daylight Amber Ale / Panic IPA / Nukin’ Futz Imperial PB Choc Cream Porter
— Growlers $14 for fill (tax included)
Left Eye Right Eye Double IPA
— Growlers $17 for fill (tax included)
Specialty Beers
Non-hoppy beers of moderate abv (5.5% or less) and/or sours of same strength
— Growlers $14 for fill (tax included)
Hoppy beers of moderate strength (up to 7.9%) and/or sours of same strength
— Growlers $16 for fill (tax included)
Hoppy beers of imperial strength (8.0% to 10.0%) and/or sours of same strength
— Growlers $18 for fill (tax included)

Friends on the Farm Dinner 9.17

Posted on: August 25th, 2016 by Becca Scott

The Track 7 Annual Friends on the Farm Dinner is September 17 at our family farm in the Delta. This is an all you can eat and drink affair with dinner prepared by Executive Chef Tom Schnetz from La Venadita paired with rare Track 7 brews. Don’t miss out on this unique chance to dine with the chef and brewers and experience farm to fork + glass.

Our GABF silver medal winner Hoppy Palm Pale Ale will be fresh hopped with hops from the field served alongside unlimited tastings of rare Track 7 specialty beers. Local wine and coffee will also be served, and you will receive a keepsake glass.

Several gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options are available. Check out the menu below. Must be 21+ to attend. Only 30 seats are still available so purchase your ticket today:
http://friendsonthefarm.brownpapertickets.com

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Sales + Delivery Driver Position

Posted on: August 22nd, 2016 by Becca Scott

Track 7 is looking for a new team member who is interested in extending great customer service outside of our production facilities as a Sales + Delivery Driver.  This person will safely drive as well as swiftly and accurately deliver beer to our accounts while building good working relationships along the way.  Upselling beer, ensuring our product is properly merchandised and within code date will also be expected.  The delivery driver may collect payments from accounts on occasion.

Job Title: Sales + Delivery Driver

Department: Sales + Distribution

Reports To: Director of Sales + Distribution

FLSA Status: Non – exempt

Please submit resume and cover letter attention to Ryan Graham Owner/Brewmaster via rgraham@track7brewing.com.  Application deadline is Wednesday August 31, 2016.   

At Track 7 Brewing Company, we take our core values very seriously.  All team members are expected to embrace and embody these values each and every day.

-Respect

-Integrity

-Industrious

-Adaptability

-Collaboration

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Delivers pre-sold beer to existing accounts, including Track 7’s distribution partners
  • Conducts sales calls at accounts
  • Merchandises product at accounts
  • Checks bottle dates for freshness out in the field
  • Performs draft line cleaning at accounts
  • Collects payment from accounts
  • Provides outstanding customer service to accounts
  • Represents Track 7 at festivals or other on/off premise events
  • Pick up or deliver other items as necessary
  • Moves products or raw goods between Track 7 breweries
  • Assists sales department with new territory launches, crew drives and market blitzes
  • Communicates any information from accounts visited that day

 

Non-Essential Responsibilities

 

  •  Package or re-package beer
  • Assist with developing marketing or other sales materials

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

The team member hired for this position must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, understand how to use an electronic time card, and be able to access the internet.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 1 year experience required.

Certificates and Licenses:

This person must have a valid driver’s license

Equipment:

Employee must be able to use a forklift, hand truck and be able to drive a delivery vehicle.

Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

This team member must have excellent time management and communication skills.  They must be able to conduct monetary transactions with accuracy.  They must also be able to take direction from their supervisor.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to climb or balance and/or move up to 165 pounds.

Work Environment/Exposure to Environmental Conditions

The work environment and conditions are as described below.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly work in outdoor weather conditions.  They will frequently work in wet or humid conditions (non-weather), and work near moving parts.  They will occasionally work in high, precarious places, with fumes or airborne particles, with toxic or caustic chemicals and with vibration.

Noise Level:

The noise level of this job can be rated as moderate (ex. Business office with computers or printers, light traffic).

Packaging Assistant Position

Posted on: July 26th, 2016 by Becca Scott

Track 7 is looking for a hard-working, dedicated individual who is ready to join the Track 7 team. This position aids in the important job of getting our beer into the hands of our consumers. The packaging assistant is responsible for a multitude of tasks related to packaging beer in the brewery, primarily canning and bottling as well as cleaning and filling kegs. This is a full time position that requires schedule flexibility, as Track 7’s packaging schedule varies from week to week. Candidates would typically need to be available between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. on weekdays.  The pay for this position starts at $12.00 per hour. Below are the additional details about the position. If you are interested, email Geoff Scott at gscott@track7brewing.com your resume by Friday 7.29.

Job Title: Packaging Assistant
Division: Production
Department: Cellar
Reports To: Cellarmaster
FLSA Status: Non – exempt 

At Track 7 Brewing Company, we take our Core Values very seriously. All team members are expected to embrace and embody these values each and every day:

-Respect
-Integrity
-Industriousness
-Adaptability
-Collaboration

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  1. Packaging(canning, bottling and kegging) Track 7’s brews.*
  2. Working withCellarmaster to achieve consistent and efficient packaging yields.*
  3. Filtration and transfers (training required) with minimal waste.*
  4. Accurately preparing outgoing shipments for distribution companies.*
  5. Ensuring overall cleanliness and efficient space utilization within the brewery.
  6. Able to multitask and prioritize jobs.
  7. Have an understanding that each team member’s job directly impacts and affects the next job in line*
  8. The ability to be a team player and eventually anticipate the needs of team members.*

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one or small group situations to customers, clients or other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

No computer skills required.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and no prior experience required.

Equipment:

Fork lift and pallet jack experience is a plus, though not required.

Knowledge, Skills & Ability:

We are looking for a hard worker who is able to take direction well. This person needs to be able to work as a member on our team and understand how each job directly affects others. They need time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks according to the needs of the cellar team. This person must be a problem solver and apply logical thinking to work tasks to reduce waste, improve efficiencies and save money.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 165 pounds.

 

 

 

 

 

Beer Release + June Second Saturday (6.11)

Posted on: June 8th, 2016 by Becca Scott

For June Second Saturday (6.11), we have beer, art, music + a movie!

What’s more American than beer + apple pie? To help us kick off summer Saturday 6.11, we bring you One Time, At Band Camp Vanilla Coffee Blonde. We will be showing the movie American Pie from 8-9:30pm at the Curtis Park taproom, and Open Rice Kitchen will have apple pie on the menu.

Artist Heather Hogan from Tenacious Goods (www.tenaciousgoods.com) will be printing the circle Track 7 on shirts from 4-8pm at the Curtis Park taproom. She does relief printing from linoleum blocks using black oil-based textile ink. The circle Track 7 print is 7″X7″. Bring your own blank shirt and she will print it for $10. She will also have some blanks and pre-printed shirts available for purchase for $20 with several different designs. Additional cards and art will be available for purchase.

We will have live music at both locations as well. KamikazeMusicEnsemble will be performing at Curtis Park from 6-8pm, and Lauren Wakefield (www.laurenwakefieldmusic.com) will be performing at Natomas from 6-8pm.

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Full Time Sterilization Specialist Position

Posted on: April 4th, 2016 by Becca Scott

Are you looking to break into the beer industry on the production side? Now’s your chance! Track 7 is looking to hire a team player to become our Full Time Sterilization Specialist. Not sure what that is? Read the job description below! Please submit resume at cover letter to Geoff at gscott@track7brewing.com by Friday 4/8/2016 at 5pm. Cheers!

Job Title: Sterilization Specialist
Division: Production
Department: Cellar
Reports To: Cellarmaster
FLSA Status: Non – exempt

Summary: Track 7 is looking for a hard working, dedicated individual who is ready to joing the Track 7 team. There is no job too big or small at our brewery that doesn’t directly impact the quality of our product. We are seeking an employee who would like an entry level position in the production side of beer making and is able to keep up with the demands of our packaging team by prepping kegs and maintaining cleanliness in the coolers as well as in the warehouse.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Prepping kegs by sanitizing the interior and exterior of soiled inventory*
2. Following Track 7 protocol for keg management*
3. Assisting in warehouse management, maintenance and organization*
4. Maintaining a clean work environment*
5. Have an understanding that each team member’s job directly impacts and affects the next job in line*
6. The ability to be a team player and eventually anticipate the needs of the packaging crew*

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Language Ability:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one or small group situations to customers, clients or other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:
No computer skills required.

Education/Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and no prior experience required.

Equipment:
Employee must be able to use a pallet jack and fork lift.

Knowledge, Skills & Ability:
We are looking for a hard worker who is able to take direction well. This person needs to be able to work as a member on our team and understand how each job directly affects others. They need time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks according to the needs of the cellar team.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 165 pounds.

PM Assistant Brewer Position

Posted on: March 21st, 2016 by Becca Scott

We are looking for a PM Assistant Brewer for our Curtis Park location. Hours are projected to be Mon-Fri 11am – 7:30pm. Salary DOQ + benefits, including employer paid health. Job description is below. If you are interested or know of anyone interested in the position, please send a cover letter and resume to Ryan Graham at rgraham@track7brewing.com by COB Monday April 4, 2016.

Track 7 Brewing Company
Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Brewer
Reports To: Head Brewer
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary: Responsible for independently running the brew house and assisting in the management of production assistants with the objective of producing a consistent, quality packaged beer while maintaining sanitary and safe working conditions by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Maintains sanitary working conditions.*
2. Cleans and sanitizes brewing vessels using the Clean in Place system.*
3. Mills grain.*
4. Mashes in.*
5. Lauters.*
6. Boils.*
7. Whirlpools.*
8. Transfers wort to fermenter.*
9. Pitches yeast*.
10. Dry hops when necessary.*
11. Responsible for packaging beer into various packages.*
12. Handles chemicals safely.*
13. Follows instructions accurately.*
14. Develops recipes and pilot batching.*
15. Orders production inputs as necessary.*
16. Helps to bottle beer.
17. Cleans fermentation and brite beer tanks.
18. Picks packaged products for delivery and wholesaler pickup.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Directly supervises two employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Education/Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Equipment:
• Refractometer
• Hydrometer
• Keg Washer
• Scale
• Zahm
• Thermometer

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:
• Time management skills
• Ability to multitask
• Oral and written communication skills
• Working with urgency
• Detail oriented

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 175 pounds.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), and outdoor weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Beerunch Sunday – March 6 (10am-12pm)

Posted on: March 2nd, 2016 by Becca Scott

Hungover from Sac Beer Week? Cure it with some Nerdy! Come on over to Beerunch at the Curtis Park taproom from 10am-12pm on the last day of Beer Week, Sunday, March 6. Check out the menu below:

Nerdy Beerunch Menu
www.nerdytruck.com

Smoked Pastrami Hash & Eggs $8
Diced potatoes hash with seared crisp pastrami, topped with a fried egg, served with toast

Artichoke & Tomato Hash $8
Diced potatoe hash, marinated artichokes, fire roasted tomatoes, spinach, topped with a fried egg, served with toast

Bacon Breakfast Burger $13
1/2-pound ground Angus chuck patty, fried egg, Bacon, cheddar cheese, fire roasted tomato

Avo Burger $13
1/2-pound ground Angus Chuck Patty, Avocado Sauce, Swiss, Fire Roasted Tomatoes, Fresh Spinach tossed with Mojo Aioli (Fresh Orange and Lime Juices, Mayo, Garlic, Cilantro)

Dammit Jim Burger $13
1/2-pound ground Angus chuck patty, Applewood Smoked bacon, slaw, Beer blue cheese, Comeback Soss

Broccodoodle Vegetarian Burger $12
Broccoli Cheddar Grilled Patty * slaw* Fire Roasted Tomatoes * Comeback Sauce * Swiss

Pile of Paleo: Our Famous Flash Fried Brussel Sprouts, topped with the burger or Sandwich of your choice and all of the fixings

‘Grilled Sandwiches’

Vegan Arti & Tom Sandwich $12
Red Pepper Hummus, Marinated Artichokes, Fire roasted tomato, Slaw, Balsamic Drizzle, Brick Pressed on a French Roll “panini Style”

Ham & Egg Breakfast Panini $12
* Sliced Ham Steak * Scrambled Egg* Smoked Swiss* Cheddar *Brick Pressed on a French Roll “panini Style”

Southern Breakfast Panini $12
Seared Chicken Breast with Southern Country Peppercorn Gravy, Hash Brown, Brick Pressed on a French Roll “panini Style”

Sides Choices… Grilled Potato Salad with Southern Comeback Sauce or Brussel Sprouts

Off-Site Event Beer Week Schedule

Posted on: February 22nd, 2016 by Becca Scott

Track 7 is involved in a lot of cool events around town for Sacramento Beer Week. Get out and experience beer in Sac! Check out the schedule below.

Wednesday 2.24 / Low Brau / Local Night / 6pm to Close

Friday 2.26 / Federalist Public House / Total Tap Takeover / 12pm to Close

Friday 2.26 / Dad’s Kitchen (Freeport) / Local Night / 5pm to Close

Friday 2.26 / Total Wine (Roseville) / Tasting / 4pm to 7pm

Friday 2.26 / Capital Tap Room / Local Night / 3pm to Close

Friday 2.26 / Kupros Craft House / Local Night / 3pm to Close

Friday 2.26 / Tank House BBQ / Local Night / 5pm to Close

Friday 2.26 / Old Town Pizza (Elk Grove)  / Brewmaster Pizza Night / 6pm to Close

Saturday 2.27 / The Shack / Shackfest / 12pm to 5pm

Saturday 2.27 / Capital Tap Room / Barrel-Aged Night / 12pm to Close

Saturday 2.27 / Total Wine (Arden) / Tasting / 2pm to 5pm

Sunday 2.28 / Low Brau / Collaboration Night / 5pm to Close

Monday 2.29 / Low Brau / Rare Beer Day / 6pm to Close

Monday 2.29 / Dad’s Kitchen (Freeport) / Pig Roast / 5pm to Close

Tuesday 3.1 / Tank House BBQ / Tropical Night / 5pm to Close

Tuesday 3.1 / HillTop Tavern / T7 vs Green Flash / 1pm to Close

Wednesday 3.2 / HillTop Tavern / Local Night / 1pm to Close

Wednesday 3.2 / Kupros Craft House / One Off Day / 1pm to Close

Wednesday 3.2 / Dad’s Kitchen (Freeport) / T7 Vs Ballast Point / 5pm to Close

Thursday 3.3 / Coin Op / Sac vs San Diego / 6pm to Close

Thursday 3.3 / Tank House BBQ / Hop,Skip and Jump IPA / 5pm to Close

Thursday 3.3 / The Grange / Beer Dinner / TBD

Thursday 3.3 / Hop House / Tap Takeover / 1pm to Close

Friday 3.4 / Final Gravity (Roseville) / Tap Takeover / 12pm to Close

Friday 3.4 / Total Wine (Folsom) Tasting / 4pm to 7pm

Friday 3.4 / Dad’s Kitchen ( FairOaks) / Local Night / 5pm to Close

Saturday 3.5 / Total Wine (Elk Grove) / Tasting / 2pm to 5pm

Saturday 3.5 / Rubicon Brewing / Sacramento Brewing / TBD

Saturday 3.5 / The Rind / Cheese Pairing / TBD

Saturday 3.5 / Capital Tap Room / IPA Day / 12pm to Close

Sunday 3.6 / Capital Tap Room / Sour Night / 12pm to Close