THE IRON PRESS ANAHEIM - 3RD ANNIVERSARY - MENU RELEASE

THE IRON PRESS ANAHEIM - 3RD ANNIVERSARY - MENU RELEASE

One last reminder…

This Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 A.D. at The Anaheim Packing House, we are finally outgrowing our terrible twos!  Hellooo, YEAR 3 OF AWESOME CRAFT BEER AND DELICIOUS FOOD! This is a craft brew throw down that you don’t want to miss! Plus, no party would be complete without DJ Lex-A-Khan bringing the booty shakin’ hits! We couldn’t stop there though… Our kitchen had to make this night even better!  

Check out the specialty dishes we will be turning out just for the event...

Dinner Special
A Pig & A Pickle Walk Into A Bar
It all starts with us brining a delicious pork chop... in pickle juice! Once it’s had it’s pickle spa day and it’s nice and rested, it’s crispy-fied in country fried breading! Topped with a dollop of country pork gravy and finished with a little bouquet of pickled carrot salad! It’s over-the-top and just how we like it!!!


Dessert Special
It’s Mint To Be
We needed a Birthday dessert bursting with YUMMY-NESS and the kitchen delivered! They scoured the earth for every last Andes bars (*A nod to Anaheim’s official mascot - Andy Anaheim!). We chopped them up and infused them into our fluffy Belgian waffle. This masterpiece is topped with a heaping scoop of chocolate cookie mint ice cream, a kiss of chocolate drizzle and a handful of chopped up Andes! It’s chocolatey, it’s minty, it’s our Birthday!!!


So, throw on your Tuesday best and your drinking hat! We’ll save you a seat for what will be an awesome night of celebrating our Birthday, craft suds, great food and our amazing Anaheim community!!! Celebration begins at 5pm and goes till close!


Smoochies,
The Iron Press Crew

THE IRON PRESS ANAHEIM - 3RD ANNIVERSARY BREW LINEUP

THE IRON PRESS ANAHEIM - 3RD ANNIVERSARY BREW LINEUP

Our little Iron Press Anaheim baby is officially turning 3 years old! That’s right!... For 3 years, we have been filling our 24 taps with nothing but delicious craft beer and serving up the best pub grub we can! This calls for an all out specialty throw down on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 A.D. at the Packing House! We’re busting out some of the BIGGEST and RAREST brewskis from the depths of our cave of hops! 

So, mark your calendars and check out this brew lineup that you are not gonna want to miss!

Nelson - Alpine
IPA, 7% ABV
This is a half barrel direct from Alpine! A golden Rye IPA hopped with Nelson Sauvin. The Nelson hop is generously used throughout the brewing and dry-hopping of this unique beer. European Rye is added for a smooth, malty addition to flavor. 

Murklands - Pure Project Brewing
Hazy IPA, 5.5% ABV
An East Coast version of Pure’s Badlands Rye Pale Ale with Organic Rye. Our Rye features CTZ, Centennial and Citra hops to produce a dank hop aroma with a crushable spicy rye backbone. 

Sans Pagaie - The Bruery Terreux
Sour, 5.8% ABV
A sour blonde ale aged in barrels with cherries. It’s funky, fruity and creamy - like cheesecake!

2016 Helldorado - Firestone
Blonde Barley Wine, 11.8% ABV
Bready, honey flavors of pale malts pull out rich wildflower honey, vanilla and coconut notes from the oak, creating an overall flavor evocative of bourbon-glazed graham crackers.

2016 Java Deluxe - Ritual
Double Imperial Stout, 12.2% ABV
Big, bold and tasty, but smooth for being 12.2% - Extremely rich and coffee forward.

2016 B.B.A. Devil’s Teeth w/ Coffee - Modern Times
Strong Ale, 10% ABV
A hybrid of an Old Ale and an Imperial Stout, two English beer styles designed to withstand long voyages and dark winters. It brings rich maltiness & robust roastiness in a thick, tongue-coating, aggressively flavorful package. Added is Black House Blend coffee.

2016 B.B.A. Devil’s Teeth w/ Almond, Vanilla & Cocoa - Modern Times
Strong Ale, 10% ABV
A hybrid of an Old Ale and an Imperial Stout, two English beer styles designed to withstand long voyages and dark winters. It brings rich maltiness & robust roastiness in a thick, tongue-coating, aggressively flavorful package. Added is almond, vanilla and cocoa flavors.

Tart of Darkness w/ Raspberry & Cacao - The Bruery Terreux
Sour, 11.6% ABV
Aged in oak and brewed to resemble a stout at it’s foundation. This special edition was aged with raspberries, cacao nibs and vanilla beans, imparting ripe, velvety notes to our awesomely dark and roasty sour stout.

2016 Darkstar November - Bottle Logic
Imperial Stout, 13.7% ABV
Snippets of sweet molasses, spicy rye, velvety vanilla and bourbon-soaked chocolate oak are very upfront and enjoyable in this beast of an Imperial Stout. A highly sought after beer, we feel lucky to be able to offer it to our customers.

Hostile Intent - Bottle Logic
Berliner Weisse, 4.9% ABV
A Tart Wheat Ale featuring intergalactic star fruit and beams of bright kiwi!
Kettle-soured for a sinister acidity, this otherworldly combination is delicious!

2016 Kriek - Cascade
Flanders Red Ale, 8.2% ABV
A blend of red ales aged in oak barrels for up to eight months, then aged on fresh Bing and sour pie cherries for an additional eight months. Tart, sweet and packs a punch!

Tangerine Dream - Cascade
Sour, 11% ABV
This easy drinking NW style sour ale was aged in rum barrels for 20 months with tangerine zest, then blended with our Apricot Ale. Rich rum spice and warmth lead to a lingering sweet tangerine finish like warm sand. 

120 Minute - Dogfish
Imperial IPA, 15-20% ABV
Continuously hopped with a copious amount of high-alpha American hops throughout the boil and whirlpool, and then dry-hopped with another pallet of hops. Unfiltered and abundantly hoppy!

2016 Cellar 3: Oculus Sauvage Black Currant - Green Flash
Sour, 10.7% ABV
Based on a Belgian-style IPA/tripel hybrid, aged in red wine barrels for 21 months with Brettanomyces. Barrel-drawn notes of vanilla and French oak tannins. Wild yeast imparts a barnyard funk with hints of apple orchard that linger in the finish.

Tusk & Grain w/ Vanilla Beans - Saint Archer
Stout, 13.4% ABV
Aged in bourbon barrels.  This beer is an intense mix of charred oak, chocolate, vanilla, caramel and smoke. One sip has more flavor than your average case of beer.

Bretta Rose - Firestone
Berliner Weisse, 5.3% ABV
Acidified and matured in French oak puncheons for 6 months. The addition of 1000 lbs. of fresh raspberries, allow a secondary wild fermentation for 4 more months.  A crisp effervescent concoction, bursting with raspberry perfume and flavor, a rosé color, bracing acidity, and a clean and refreshing finish.

2016 Mokasida Coffee Speedway Stout - Alesmith
Double Imperial Stout, 12% ABV
Subtle characteristics of East African beans  paired with the chocolate and roast character of our imperial stout, Mokasida imparts notes of cocoa, blueberry, and sweet potatoes to make a truly unique beer.

Ground State - Bottle Logic
Double Imperial Stout, 13.4% ABV
Vermont maple syrup was added right into the brew for a beam of subtle sweetness against the earthy bitterness of barrel-aged Coldbot Coffee beans!   Aged in bourbon barrels with just a handful of Madagascar vanilla beans and finished on cacao nibs and Coldbot Coffee's Salvadorian + Guatemalan coffee beans.


All these incredible brews, plus we have some amazing dinner and dessert specials for the event as well! All in all it is going to be one over-the-top evening of great suds, great food and celebrating three years of great friendship! Oh and don’t worry!... We made sure to invite everyone’s favorite turntable specialist, DJ LexAKhan! So, come on down and let’s get our booty shakin’ on!  

Smoochies,
The Iron Press Crew

THE IRON PRESS COSTA MESA - "ALL IN ON OC" MENU RELEASE

THE IRON PRESS COSTA MESA - "ALL IN ON OC" MENU RELEASE

TOMORROW NIGHT, let’s rage OC Beer Week style and get Tipsy Freaking Tuesday at our Costa Mesa location!!! It’s “All In On OC”, supplying you the royal flush of OC born beer and spicy chicken wings with a twist! We also have a wild array of drafts and specialty suds just waiting to be tapped at 5pm!

“The Mighty Clucks” - Chicken wangs got that Thai chili, garlic, ginger and citrus sauce to pucker you up! Scrumptiously paired up with any of our brews on tap!

Specialty Beers - Available 5/23 at 5pm ONLY!
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing - Thrillseeker IPA
Chapman Crafted - Equinox Motion IPA
Karl Strauss Anaheim - Red Wine Barrel-Aged Red Trolley Ale
Noble Ale Works - Cinnamon Roast Crunch Stout
Pizza Port - Bacon & Eggs Porter
Four Sons - Pure Hoplicity Imperial IPA
Golden Road Anaheim - SPICY Mango Cart (Only 3 Kegs in OC!)

You bring your squad and we’ll provide the party! Things are about to get hoppy in here! 
 

THE IRON PRESS COSTA MESA - ALL IN ON OC - BREW LINEUP

THE IRON PRESS COSTA MESA - ALL IN ON OC - BREW LINEUP

OC BEER WEEK HAS ARRIVED and we at the Costa Mesa location, have been preparing the best lineup of Orange County born brews for you for weeks now!!! Next Tuesday, 5/23, starting at 5pm, we will have a roster of drafts to blow your suds away!

Check out the supply below!

Breweries On Tap

Artifex
Backstreet Brew
Barley Forge
Bootlegger's
Bottle Logic
Bruery
Bruery Terreux
Cismontane
Gunwhale
Left Coast
The Good Beer Co
UNSUNG

 

Specialty Beers - Available 5/23 ONLY!
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing - Thrillseeker IPA
Chapman Crafted - Equinox Motion IPA
Karl Strauss Anaheim - Red Wine Barrel-Aged Red Trolley Ale
Noble Ale Works - Cinnamon Roast Crunch Stout
Pizza Port - Bacon & Eggs Porter
Four Sons - Pure Hoplicity Imperial IPA
Golden Road Anaheim - SPICY Mango Cart (Only 3 Kegs in OC)


Come check out some of the drafts this weekend, but know we’re saving the specialty brews for our celebration on Tuesday, 5/23! Mark your calendars for a hoppy ride and some surprise wings on the side! See you party animals here!

THE IRON PRESS COSTA MESA - ALL IN ON OC - SAVE THE DATE

THE IRON PRESS COSTA MESA - ALL IN ON OC - SAVE THE DATE

Did you know… OC BEER WEEK is coming up the week of May 19th through the 28th?!?!

In celebration of our beloved Orange County and our undying adoration for local drafts, our Costa Mesa location is going “ALL IN on OC” this May 23rd, starting at 5pm! We’ll have a river of nothin’ but Orange County born and bred brews on tap and we’re not bluffing! You know we got a DJ spinning the jams, yummy food specials and tons of memories to be made!

Make sure to Save The Date, it’s only a week away!

Can’t wait to see you here!

The Iron Press Crew - Costa Mesa 

THE IRON PRESS ANAHEIM - THE BRUERY NINTH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

THE IRON PRESS ANAHEIM - THE BRUERY NINTH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

One last reminder...

We are bringing out the heavy duty Birthday candles for this next event! Our friends, The Bruery, are turning 9 and we are getting down WHALE style! Did somebody mention, "2013 Black Tuesday"!?!?! This Tuesday, May 16, 2017 A.D. - make sure your booty is on one of our bar stools in the Anaheim Packing House!  Festivities kick off at 5PM!

Check out the Specialty Dessert that our kitchen is whipping up for this special night...


Stick This Cake In Your Mouth - The perfect compliment to any of the delicious Bruery beers we will have on. This is a big fluffy Belgian waffle infused with Golden Birthday Cake Oreos. We top it off with creamy vanilla ice cream, fresh strawberries, our house leche drizzle and even more of those yummy crumbled Golden Birthday Cake Oreos!


You don't want to miss this night of specialty craft beer, camaraderie, food, music and your favorite beertenders!

Smoochies & Oreos,
The Iron Press Anaheim Crew

The Iron Press Anaheim - Bruery Birthday Bash - Tap Takeover

The Iron Press Anaheim - Bruery Birthday Bash - Tap Takeover

It’s one of our favorite neighbor’s Birthday Month, so we thought it was only necessary to keep the party going!!! The Bruery turned 9 years old and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to throw their delicious specialty suds on draft and go to town! So get your drinkin’ gear on, because on May 16th, 2017 A.D.,  from 5:00 P.M. until close at The Iron Press Anaheim in the Packing House -- We’ll be boogying Bruery/Terreux style! Did somebody say, “Whales! Bro!” 

Check out this line-up!

Frederick H. (4.4%)
Berliner Weisse
A light ale with bright, tart and refreshing flavors from lactobacillus, a hint of brettanomyces. Aged in oak foeders.

Frucht Guava (4.5%)
Berliner Weisse
Oak folder-aged berlin style tart wheat beer and packed with copious amounts of tart guava.

Goses Are Red (5.3%)
Gose
This is a rosé - and a gose - mash-up. Funky, crisp and tart with the soft sweetness of a rosé wine. This refreshing wheat-based beer is sweet, salty, spiced and tart.

Hoppy Obligation (5.6%)
Vermont Style Pale Ale
A cloudy Vermont-style pale ale with a heavy dosing of Simcoe, Citra and Mosaic hops.

Guava Libre (7.5%)
Imperial Cream Ale
A Bruery and Funky Buddha collab. Flavors reminiscent of a Cuban guava pastry. They included lactose and vanilla to impart sweet, custard-like ribbons, and guava for filling its conceptual authenticity. 

Sour In the Rye with Boysenberry (7.6%)
Wild Ale
Pleasantly sour with notes of berry, tart cherry, rustic earth and vanilla notes from a year-plus of barrel aging.

Mischief (8.5%)
Belgian Ale
This wickedly good golden ale is dry-hopped to add a layer of complexity and mystery to its fruity, dry Belgian-style character. Citrus and resin diabolically combine with ripe melon, pear and slight peppery spice in a precariously effervescent mixture. 

Valise (10.5%)
Sour Blonde
A wine-inspired sour ale with Viognier grapes. Boasting floral and stone fruit flavors that the fuller-bodied white wine is known for, all the while retaining the complexities of a wild, sour blonde ale. 

Share This: OC (11%)
Imperial Stout
 A well balanced orange-chocolate flavor profile brought out by the use of orange zest, vanilla and TCHO cacao nibs. 

Mash And Vanilla (13.3%)
Barleywine
A classic bourbon barrel-aged barleywine - kicked up a notch.  Oaky, sticky, coconutty and sweet flavors are amplified by its barrel character with the addition of fresh vanilla beans. 

Saule (16.1%)
Bourbon Barrel-aged Old Ale
Brewed for their 9th anniversary, aged in bourbon barrels and blended using the solera method. Robust and complex flavors of toffee, caramel, dark fruit, vanilla and oak.

2013 Black Tuesday (19.9%)
Bourbon Barrel-aged Imperial Stout
Rich caramel, toasted malt, vanilla, burnt wood and anise are just a few of the many flavors in this rich, decadent imperial stout. 


Mark your calendars! Break out your Tuesday best! And get ready to have your taste buds rocked by some of the O.C.’s finest! It’s going to be a great night of delicious food, amazing craft beer, music and friendship! Stay tuned for details on our delicious food specials we’ll have available for the celebration!

Smoochies,
The Iron Press Crew

The Iron Press Anaheim Presents May The 4th Be With You Tomorrow Night!!!

The Iron Press Anaheim Presents May The 4th Be With You Tomorrow Night!!!

One last reminder…

This Thursday, we are throwing it down Star Wars style at the Anaheim Packing House! May The 4th Be With You Day is our favorite holiday, so we are going all out! All Star Wars themed craft beer line-up and we’ll also be GIVING AWAY awesome Star Wars prizes for Best Costume and Best Wookie Voice! Plus, no party would be complete without DJ Lex-A-Khan rockin’ the Cantina on the ones and twos! With all of this awesome-ness from beyond the nebula, we just had to come up with some out of this world food, too!  

Check out the specialty dishes we'll be turning out just for this event!

Appetizer Special: X-Wings
These babies will fly right into your mouth and attack your taste buds with deliciousness! Fried to perfection and tossed in a sweet and salty soy Asian sauce! Sesame, spicy, green onions and Resistance Approved!!!

Dinner Special: Shrimp Cruisers
This is NOT a trap! Admiral Ackbar says, “You have no choice General Calrissian, your taste buds can’t repel flavor blasts of this magnitude!!! These yummy and crispy coconut breaded shrimp are out of this universe! Sweet, salty and savory! They come with a side sweet chili sauce for dipping. Nothing has been this explosive since the battle of Jakku!

Dessert Special: The Emperor’s Royal Dessert
This specialty is an homage to our favorite Red Imperial Guards! Think... chocolate covered strawberries! At the heart of this dessert is an Oreo chunk waffle, topped with vanilla ice cream, more Oreo chunks, strawberry sauce and fresh strawberries! It pairs perfectly with our Unsung Collaboration “Revenge Of The Sip” - a chocolate strawberry Imperial stout!


So, make sure to get out your best Storm Trooper gear and get ready to win our costume contest! Start practicing your best Chewbacca grooowl! We’ll save you a seat at our Anaheim Packing House location for bantha fodder, fun and Interstellar craft brews!  

Smoochies & Lightsabers,
The Iron Press Crew of Anaheim

The Iron Press Anaheim - May The 4th Be With You Brew List

The Iron Press Anaheim - May The 4th Be With You Brew List

In a galaxy far far away… Just kidding!  It’s just in downtown Anaheim!

 

For one night only, The Iron Press Anaheim is transforming into Mos Eisley’s Cantina! This Thursday, May the 4th, 2017 A.D.,  from 5:00 P.M. until close at The Iron Press Anaheim in the Packing House -- We’ll be celebrating MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU DAY!!! We’re talking Star Wars provisions, music and COSTUME CONTEST!!!! With a little bit of help from the craft beer FORCE, we were able to put together one of the best tap lists this side of the galaxy!  

 

Check it out!

 

Millennium Falconer’s IPL - Weins (5.5%)

Indian Pale Lager
This tasty beer is brewed with Millenium and Falconer’s Flight hops to
attack your palate with intense tropical and citrus flavors.

 

It’s a TAPS! - TAPS (4.8%)

Amber Lager

A medium bodied lager with a light toasty caramel character that’s balanced out by the subtle bitterness of the hops.  Plus, it’s Admiral Ackbar approved!

 

Nerf Herder - Pizza Port (4.3%)

English Dark Mild

Roasty and malty with a mild bitterness that balances out this old ancient recipe.

 

Princess Leia Organa Raspberry Wheat Ale - Left Coast (6%)

Wheat Ale
Light, refreshing, and reminiscent of Princess Leia’s face when Han Solo
teases her too much.

 

Java The Hudson - Golden Road (12.6%)

Imperial Russian Stout

A dark, roasty and velvety stout with cacao nibs, vanilla beans and Portola coffee.  It’s big, glutinous and unapologetic!

 

Jabba The IPA - Left Coast (9%)

American IPA

Packed with tropical flavors and Nelson hops! This bitter party in your mouth finishes dry and smooth.

 

Space Bloody Orange - Ace (6.9%)

Cider

Pure, unfiltered blood orange puree gives SPACE a beautiful orange hue and tart citrus finish.

 

Space Dust - Elysian (8.2%)

IPA
It’s no wonder Elysian Brewing describes the hopping as “pure starglow
energy” – the dry citrus flavor in Space Dust makes us want to jump to
Lightspeed.

 

Future Tripping - Barley Forge (9.3%)

Double IPA

An intensely hoppy pale ale with minimal malt character, designed to showcase its strong hop flavors.

 

Trooper - Robinson Family (6.8%)

English Porter

Chocolate and crystal malt gives this full bodied beer a roasted malt and caramel backbone. The special Robinsons’ yeast provides hints of both liquorice and honey.

 

Red Leader – Pizza Port (8.6%)

Imperial Red

Malty, full bodied and smooth with a nice kiss of hoppy bitterness.

 

Dawn Patrol – Pizza Port (5%)

English Mild Brown

The base beer for Lost Abbey Red Poppy, this drinkable roasty thirst quencher is the perfect full bodied beer to enjoy after a long day of light sabering and saving the world!

 

Spira Regatta Da Vida – Coronado (6.5%)

IPA

Named for the tropical regions of space, this tropical IPA hits the spot!  Full of Polaris hops, known for its high alpha acids and distinct pineapple and herbaceous notes.

 

Seek & Destroy – Black Market (12.7%)

Double Imperial IPA

A complex smoked Quad IPA, using cherry- and mesquite-smoked malts.  This heavy hitter is a symphony of toasty, smokey, sweetness and hops.

 

Darkstar November – Bottle Logic (12.7%)

Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout

Project Aurora Imperial stout brewed with rye molasses and aged in Buffalo Trace barrels.

 

Space Trace – Bottle Logic (13.8%)

Barrel Aged American Imperial Stout

Brewed with cacao nibs and coconut aged in bourbon barrels.  This silky concoction will leave you wanting more.




 

So, suit up (Seriously, we are all dressing up for the occasion.  You should too!) and bring your entire squadron!  Or you can roll [Hans] SOLO! (Ha!  See what I did there?!?!)  Come drink, eat and geek out with us and shake your booties to DJ LexiKhan!!!  And remember to keep your eyes peeled for our deliciously outrageous dinner and dessert specials that we will be preparing especially for this Wookie-rific evening!!!

 

Smoochies & Light Sabers,

The Iron Press Crew

The Iron Press Anaheim - May The 4th Be With You

The Iron Press Anaheim - May The 4th Be With You

Attention all Jedi, Princesses and Droids alike-


Stop your wild bantha chase and read this post!!!

Alert all commands!  The Anaheim Iron Press is celebrating May The 4th Be With You Day the only way we part-time beer slingers/full-time Star Wars nerds know how... With an all out Star Wars themed extravaganza at our cantina!  No, this isn’t wild bantha fodder!  What you’re reading is true!  On Thursday,  May the 4th, 2017 A.D., in a galaxy not so far away,  from 5:00 P.M. until close you will want to report in full space gear to The Iron Press Anaheim in the Packing House.  And trust us, the force is strong with our beer line-up and food specials.  That’s right!  We’ll have Star Wars themed beer line-up, Star Wars themed food specials, Star Wars themed tunes cranking, Star Wars themed everything!  You won’t want to miss this!  The Iron Press Cantina will be rocking!  

Stay tuned for our full intergalactic craft beer line-up and our out of this universe food specials!

Light Sabers & Love,

The Iron Press Crew