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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

Sac Beer Week Details 2.25 – 3.6

Posted on: February 11th, 2016 by Becca Scott

Sac Beer Week is 2.25 – 3.6, and we have something going on at both taprooms every night. The events center around beer with some favorites like cheese, pizza, cookies and burgers in the mix. We are offering several flight nights, a barrel tasting and special release beers. Check out all the info below. Details are subject to change.

IPA Flight Night
Date:
Thursday 2.25
Time: 3-8:30pm
Location: Curtis Park + Natomas
Details: Panic, LERE, Motherland, Golden Guava will be served as part of the special IPA flight.
Price: $10

Pizza & Beer Night
Date:
Friday 2.26
Time: 4:30-8:30pm
Location: Curtis Park
Details: $12 for 1 pizza + beer. Purchase a pizza and get a ticket to get a beer for just $2. Beer selection for this deal includes beers priced $5.50 and under.
Price: $12

Beers in Sac Event – Pre-Kings Game Gathering
Date:
Friday 2.26
Time: (ticketed event see info in details section below)
Location: Natomas
Details: Beers In Sac Kings & Beer Week Event. Beers In Sac game-goers will have a pre-party at Track 7. Find out all the details about how to participate on the Beers in Sac website: http://www.beersinsac.com/upcoming-events/2016/2/2/long-live-sactown-beer-week-track-7-natomas

Girl Scout Cookie + Beer Pairing
Date:
Saturday 2.27 both locations, Sunday 2.28 Curtis Park only
Time: 12-8:30pm (while supplies last)
Location: Curtis Park (2.27, 2.28) + Natomas (2.27)
Details: Flight of 4 beers paired with 4 complimentary cookies. Includes keepsake Track 7 taster glass.
Pairing Menu (subject to change):
Discord Sour IPA + Lemonade Cookie
Call Boy Imperial Coffee Porter + Caramel Delights
Soulman Stout on Nitro + Thanks A Lot Cookie
Nukin’ Futz Imperial Peanut Butter Chocolate Cream Porter + Peanut Butter Sandwich
Price: $15

Doug’s Beer Shakes
Date:
Saturday 2.27 at Curtis Park
Time: 5-8pm
Location: Curtis Park (2.27)
Details: Beer shakes! Shake menu to come…
Price: $5

2016 IPA, Specialty IPA and Anything Goes Invitational + Competition
Date: Sunday 2.28
Time: 12-4
Location: Natomas
Details: We have 25 amazing breweries bringing their very best beers. Come be a part of this intimate gathering to taste exceptional and rare beers and talk with brewers and beer experts from the breweries. The $50 ticket includes unlimited samples of beers while they last and a keepsake tasting glass. Honey B + The Cultivation will be performing, and The Pizza Company and Chando’s Tacos will have food available for purchase.
Participating Breweries: Almanac, Altamont, Belching Beaver, Boneyard, Bike Dog, Cellarmaker, Cooperage, Device, Drake’s, Faction, Fieldwork, Firestone Walker, Hop Dogma, Ironfire, Kern River, Knee Deep, Marble, Modern Times, Mother Earth, Mraz, Refuge, Sante Adairius, Societe, St Archer, Tioga Sequoia, Three Weavers, Track 7
Description: Competition will consist of three categories that will be judged based on (1) best use of hops in an IPA (2) best use of specialty ingredient or process in a Specialty IPA (3) People’s Choice which includes the Anything Goes beer as well as the IPAs and Specialty IPAs.
Price: $50 at  http://track7invitational.brownpapertickets.com/.

Venus Venom Release Party
Date:
Monday 2.29
Time: 3-8:30pm
Location: Curtis Park
Details: Release party for this delicious Imperial Chocolate Cherry Stout called Venus Venom. This beer was brewed as a collaboration beer with Becca, Jeanna, Kindra of Pangaea and the Hop Broads. All women who enjoy craft beer are invited out to celebrate our growing presence in the craft beer industry. $1 of each pint sold of Venus Venom will be donated to the American Cancer Society to fund breast cancer research.

Come to the release and participate in a fun event with the ladies of Track 7, Pangaea and the Hop Broads. Make your own chocolate cherry lip balm, get a growlette of Venus Venom to go, and 2 beer tickets for pours of our core beers.
Price: $20 (tickets will be sold online – link will be released soon)

Barrel-Aged Beer Flight Night
Date:
Monday 2.29
Time: 3-8:30pm
Location: Natomas
Details: The flight includes tastes of Bourbon Barrel-Aged Burnt Fog, Rye Whisky Big 4, Bourbon Barrel-Aged Unrelenting ’13, Bourbon Barrel-Aged Unrelenting ‘14. Includes a keepsake Track 7 taster glass.
Price: $15

Barrel Tasting
Date:
Tuesday 3.1
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Curtis Park
Details: Our Cellar Crew will be drilling into our barrels at the Curtis Park taproom and pouring samples of the 4 barrel-aged beers. Come taste the beers at the various stages of the barrel aging process.
Price: $10
Register: All barrel tasting passes go on sale today when the taproom opens. Only 40 slots available.

Pizza & Beer Night
Date:
Tuesday 3.1
Time: 4:30-8:30pm
Location: Natomas
Details: $12 for 1 pizza + beer. Purchase a pizza and get a ticket to get a beer for just $2. Beer selection for this deal includes beers priced $5.50 and under.
Price: $12 

Collaboration Beer Flight Night & Pint Club Ticket Night
Date:
Wednesday 3.2
Time: 3-8:30pm
Location: Curtis Park + Natomas taprooms
Details: Flight includes tastes of Bloomers Cut IPA (Final Gravity Collaboration), Project X (Altamont Collaboration), IPA (Device Collaboration), Russian Imperial Stout (Peter Hoey Collab). Includes keepsake Track 7 taster glass.
Price: $10

Pint Club Members will get $1 off beers and earn a ticket for each beer purchased – even if the beer is for another person. Tickets will be entered into a drawing where members have the chance to brew with the brewers if their ticket is drawn. Winners will be drawn the next day as we will have to combine the tickets from each taproom before drawing the winner.

Nitro Flight Night
Date:
Thursday 3.3
Time: 3-8:30pm
Location: Curtis Park + Natomas
Details: Flight includes tastes of Panic Nitro, Soulman Nitro, White Stout Nitro, Nukin’ Futz Nitro. Includes keepsake Track 7 taster glass.
Price: $10

All Beer Burger
Date:
Friday 3.4
Time: 4:30-8:30pm
Location: Curtis Park
Details: Chris from Broderick’s is bringing Wicked ‘Wich back to the streets to cook an amazing all-beer burger. He will add Track 7 beer to every part of the burger. It’s gonna be killer.
Price: TBA

The Rind Cheese + Beer Pairing
Date:
Friday 3.4 at Natomas + Saturday 3.5 at Curtis Park
Time: 3-8:30pm on Friday + 12-8:30pm on Saturday (while supplies last)
Location: Natomas (3.4, 3-8:30pm) + Curtis Park (3.5, 12-8:30pm)
Details: Track 7 in coordination with The Rind has created a beer + cheese pairing that will remind you the two are even better together. Come taste 4 rare cheeses paired with 4 Track 7 beers. Includes keepsake Track 7 taster glass. Available while supplies last.
Price: $20

Bingo + Beer Event
Date:
Saturday 3.5
Time: 3-5pm (Natomas) + 6-8pm (Curtis Park)
Location: Natomas + Curtis Park
Details: Bill the Trivia Guy is hosting a game of beer bingo.

Breakfast + Beer
Date: Sunday 3.6
Time: 10-12pm
Location: Curtis Park
Details: Come have breakfast with the brewers! Culinerdy Cruzer will be out with a breakfast menu that will pair well with some brew. Why not end beer week with some breakfast beers?

Kill the Keg and Beer Trivia
Date:
Sunday 3.6
Time: 12-8:30 (Kill the Keg) 5-7pm (Beer Trivia)
Location: Curtis Park + Natomas
Details: Bill the Trivia Guy will be back for more fun today with beer trivia! Come drink the special beer week beers on tap before they go away and play some trivia.

 

 

 

Track 7 at San Francisco Beer Week

Posted on: January 22nd, 2016 by Becca Scott

San Francisco Beer Week starts this week (1/22-1/31). Track 7 will be representing at several events throughout the week. Take a look at the list below, and check out the San Francisco Beer Week website for all the details: www.sfbeerweek.org.
Friday 1.22
SF Beer Week Opening Gala
Pier 35
Saturday 1.23
Hopocalypse Day: Imperial IPA Festival
Drake’s Barrel House
Saturday 1.23
3rd Annual West Coast Craft Can Invitational
Devi’s Canyon Brewing Company
Saturday 1.23
Sacramento All Stars Tap Takeover
Liquid Gold
Sunday 1.24
Return of the Hops
The Beer Baron
Sunday 1.24
Pete’s Brass Rail
Monday 1.25
Flight Fight IPAs ft. Fieldwork, Track 7, Berryessa & Altamont
The Beer Hall
Tuesday 1.26
Track 7 Tap Takeover
Chomp N’ Swig
Tuesday 1.26
3rd Annual Barrel Aged Festival
Albany Taproom
Thursday 1.28
Almanac & Friends 2nd Annual Sourfest
MaSo

Purchase Tickets Online for Invitational

Posted on: January 1st, 2016 by Becca Scott

Tickets for our IPA, Specialty IPA and Anything Goes Invitational + Competition are now available to purchase online at: Buy tickets for Track 7 IPA, Specialty IPA and Anything Goes Invitational + Competition. On February 28 from 12-4 at the Natomas taproom, come be a part of the intimate venue with 25 of the best start-up purveyors of IPAs and a few of our favorites. Many of these breweries do not sell in this market and are making a special trip up for the event. There are no limits on number of samples and each brewery is bringing at least two beers. Check out the list of participating breweries below. It will be the best craft beer fest held in Sac during 2016.  There will be live music, and The Pizza Company and Chando’s Tacos will be out.
There are a limited number of tickets available so purchase soon before they are gone.

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4th Anniversary Party on New Year’s Eve

Posted on: December 29th, 2015 by Becca Scott

We are celebrating our 4th Anniversary at both taprooms on NEW YEAR’S EVE from 12-9. We will be releasing our special 4th Anniversary Hop-Forward Pilsner and a 4th Anniversary Pilsner glass. Lots of rare beers will also be on tap. Check out the beer list for the day and the food trucks that will be at each location. Beers will be at both taprooms unless specified. Sours will be on a rotating tap handle at Curtis Park: Discord (1pm), Bruxy Lady (3pm), Blackberry Gose (5pm), Howling Kludde (7pm). Soul & Sound Productions will be at the Natomas taproom from 5-8pm. Stop by and have a pint to celebrate with us before you head out for the night!

**Beer list is subject to change**

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CLOSED MONDAY, DECEMBER 14

Posted on: December 14th, 2015 by Becca Scott

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