Tuesday Tap Takeover – Flight of Darkness – The Iron Press Costa Mesa

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Hi there, friends! Shoutout to all of you wonderful people who made it out to the Drake’s Tap Takeover in Anaheim last week! The Iron Press fam had a great time pouring for you and cheersing with you all. Next up is a doozy! Our Flight of Darkness has returned, and it’s bigger and better than ever. All of you dark beer lovers, prepare yourselves! We’ve been saving these specialty kegs from breweries like Ballast Point, Firestone, and The Bruery just for this night. So, save the date: February 3rd, 2015 A.D. from 5:00 to 10:00 P.M. at our Costa Mesa Location. As usual we’ll have some scrumptious food specials available, and DJ Lex will be spinning for everyone’s boogy shoes. Stay tuned for the lineup that’ll be getting everyone toasty next Tuesday! Cheers!

-The Iron Press Crew

#TuesdayTapTakeover #TheIronPress #FlightofDarkness #OCBeer #CostaMesa

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4 Sons Brewing Lineup

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Alright guys, our lineup for Tuesday’s Tap Takeover with 4Sons Brewing is here! On January 6th, 2015 A.D. from 5 P.M. to 10 P.M., 14 of our taps will be flowing with these tasty beers from the boys down the street. Ranging from their outstanding IPA ‘The Great One’ clocking in at 9.9%, to their brand new Chocolate Peanut Butter Stout on Nitro, they’ve put together quite the list for your enjoyment! Don’t forget to grab a glass of our collaboration brew either – a cinnamon stick infused version of their ‘Going (Coco) Nuts’ amber ale.  A big shout out to beerandbaking.com for this beautiful picture.

 

Check out the full list, and see you all on Tuesday. Cheers!

 

Not So Dum – Raspberry Blonde – 4.9%

Blonde with fresh raspberries and dried hibiscus.

 

Sour Hef – ?%

So new, it doesn’t even have a name yet! A tasty sour hef that you don’t want to miss!

 

Going (Coco) Nuts – Amber Ale, on NITRO – 5.2%

Our award-winning coconut amber ale, on nitro!

 

Iron Press Collaboration Brew – 5.2%

Going (Coco) Nuts amber ale infused with cinnamon sticks. Great minds came together for this specialty keg!

 

O’Sonset – Irish Red – 5.5%

Perfectly balanced, super sessionable.

 

Beach Pail – Single Hopped Pale Ale – 5.9%

Hopped with El Dorado, tropical notes.

 

Pair of Pears – Specialty Pale Ale – 5.9%

Pale Ale brewed with 2 types of pears and walnuts.

 

Peach Time – Specialty IPA – 6.3%

Tasty IPA brewed with grilled peaches, yum.

 

Land of Hopportunity – American IPA – 6.3%

A classic American IPA, hops hops hops!

 

Family Harvest – Saison – 7.2%

Unfiltered, dry, with spice notes.

 

The Great One – Imperial IPA – 9.9%

Perfect malt and hop balance. It’ll have you saying ‘ahhhh’.

 

Nightmare on Gothard St. – Chocolate Coffee Stout – 8.3%

Belgian chocolate, cacao nibs, fresh brewed coffee.

 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Stout, on NITRO – 8.3%

Creamy goodness on Nitro, don’t miss out on this brand new beer.

 

The Subtle One – Specialty DIPA – 9.9%

Our spiced up version of The Great One, brewed with habanero and pineapple.

Smoochies,

The Iron Press Crew

#TuesdayTapTakeover #TheIronPress #CostaMesa #SoCoCollection #ocbeer

Menu for Tonight’s Tuesday Tap Takeover – Portola and Friends

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The second portion of our Portola and Friends food special is finally in. For this savory entree we reached out to a local brewer that has a passion for getting fancy with food. Dustin Dufresno is part of 4Sons Brewing in Huntington Beach and has stepped away from the hops for a day to bring you this out of the box dinner. Sriracha infused pork belly waffle tacos; thats right, pork belly on a waffle. This will be topped with house made vinaigrette slaw, chopped bacon, fresh cilantro, and a side of sriracha aioli. You will not want to let your tastebuds miss out on this specially constructed savory mouth-gasm. TUES DEC 9TH 2014 A.D. from 5 P.M. to 10 P.M. IMG_8798

BE THERE!!!!!!!

Smoochies,

The Iron Press Crew

#TuesdayTapTakeover #TheIronPress #PortolaandFriends #CostaMesa #TravelCostaMesa

Portola and Friends Lineup

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THE BEER IS HERE!!!! The list that will cause the jitters to start. The breweries that will cause most of you to call out of work or cancel all your previous arrangements. The beers that have made most go crazy over the anticipation. The line-up that will be part of one of the biggest events we have ever done. Are you ready?

 

4 Sons – Smokey and the Brewer

Gratzer with Portola Coffee

3.8% ABV / 27 IBU

 

Barley Forge – Almond Joy Stout

Coconut stout with almond and Portola Coffee

 

Beach City – Triquillo

Tequila barreled aged with Portola Coffee

9.9% ABV / 42 IBU

 

Beachwood – System of a Stout

Armenian Imperial Coffee Stout

11.3% ABV

 

Bottle Logic – Blueberry Coffee Stout

Portola Coffee stout with notes of blueberry

 

Cismontane – Marea Roja

Flemish Red with Portola Coffee

4.4% ABV

 

Coronado – Blue Bridge Coffee Stout

Dry Stout with Portola Coffee

5.4% ABV / 27 IBU

 

Golden Road – Hudson Imperial Rye Porter

Imperial Porter aged in Bourbon barrels

11.2% ABV / 22 IBU

 

Hess – Grazias

Cream Ale with Portola Coffee

6.3% ABV / 30 IBU

 

Monkish – Caffè della Vita

belgian-style tripel with pistachios, vanilla bean, and Portola Coffee

9.8% ABV

 

Modern Times – Black House with Portola Coffee

Oatmeal Coffee Stout

5.8% ABV

 

Noble – Variation of Naughty Sauce

Golden Milk Stout with Portola Coffee

 

Ritual – Big Deluxe with Portola Coffee

Imperial Oatmeal Stout

12.2%

 

Smog City – Fluffy Fuzz Buzz

American Amber w/ Congo Coffee and Cascara

7.1% ABV

 

The Bruery – Mash and Grind

Bourbon Barrel Aged Barley Wine

12.5% ABV

 

Valiant – Imperial Russian Stout

Stout Aged with cherry and vanilla for Brew Ho Ho

13% ABV

 

Portola Special Beers:

 

Epic – Big Bad Baptist

Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout with Portola Espresso Shot

12.4% ABV / 75 IBU

 

North Coast – Guseva

Russian Imperial Stout (Old Rasputin) with Espresso Shot

9% ABV

Smoochies,

The Iron Press Crew

#TuesdayTapTakeover #TheIronPress #PortolaandFriends #CostaMesa #TravelCostaMesa

Tuesday Tap Takeover – Portola and Friends

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A big thank you to Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits Co and everyone who Indulged into their amazing creations.  We have the event of a lifetime in line next for The Iron Press that involves Portola Coffee Lab on December the 9th, 2014 AD from 5:00 to 10:00 P.M. This event is going to be HUGE, involving about 18 different breweries that have infused Portola Coffee into a beer of their choice to create the best coffee beer possible. This event has also been said to be a must attend event from WhereOC.com for this holiday season. So stay tuned, this is what you have been waiting for!!!!!

#portolaandfriends #theironpress #tuesdaytaptakeover #sococollection #theocmix #costamesa

Monkish Brewing Co. Lineup

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Hello brothers, November 11th 2014 AD, Which is this coming Tuesday; We will be having a non-cultural gathering involving our brewers all the way from Torrence CA. Monkish Brewing Co will be summoning all of your pallets to taste some ahhhhh-mazing beers. There are 11 beers lined up for all to enjoy. Enjoyment so great that it will cause you to rub your “beer baby bellies” from what has been consumed.  So circle the date, write it on your calendar, and get down here so you don’t miss out.

Checkout the entire lineup, pours beginning at 5pm:

Anomaly Belgian-Style Strong Dark Ale

ABV 8.5% IBU:30

Brown Habit– Brown Farmhouse Ale

ABV 8.3% IBU:25

Crux Belgian-Style Single Ale with Elderflowers

ABV 5.4 % IBU: 22

False Prophet Dry-Hopped Belgian-Style Amber

ABV 5.6 % IBU:30

Feminist Belgian-Style Tripel Ale

ABV 9.4 % IBU: 29

Galaxy Blonde-Galaxy Single Hop Belgian Pale

ABV 6.4% IBU:21

Magnificat Belgian-Style Christmas Ale with Spices

ABV 10.01% IBU:33

Rosa’s Hips Belgian-Style Brown Ale spiced with Rose Hips

ABV 7.3% IBU: 24

Seme Delle Vita Belgian-Style Tripel with Pistachios and Vanilla Beans

ABV 9.4% IBU: 32

Arrivant Rye-Farmhouse Saison w/ Brettanomyces gently dry hopped w/ Santiam

ABV 8.1% IBU: 29

Shaolin Fist Belgian-Style Dubbel with Sichuan Peppercorns

ABV 7.0% IBU: 21

Smoochies,

The Iron Press Crew

#TheIronPress #TuesdayTapTakeovers #CraftBeer #DJLexaKhan #DrinkLocal #CostaMesa #MotherEarth

The Menu for Tonight’s Tuesday Tap Takeover – Mother Earth Brew Co.

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Like PB+J?  Who doesn’t?  What better way than to slurp up our collaboration PB+J Sin Tax with these worth-shoving-in-your-mouth creations:

1. Peanut Butter + Jelly Bacon Burger – Yes.  Our hand formed burger patties, smothered with peanut butter, house-made strawberry jelly + bacon – $11

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2. Cookies + Cream Waffle – Crumbled Oreo cookies, topped with marshmallows, Nutella, milk drizzle + topped with vanilla ice cream – $7

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As always, DJ LexaKhan will be on the notes to make you dance.  We can’t wait to watch you guys stuff yourselves silly and to clink glasses with everyone!

Smoochies,
The Iron Press Crew

#TheIronPress #TuesdayTapTakeovers #CraftBeer #DJLexaKhan #CostaMesa #DrinkLocal #MotherEarthBrewCo #SOCO #SOCOCollection

Mother Earth Brew Co. Lineup

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Alright you Mother Lovers, prepare yourselves this coming Tuesday – October 
14th, 2014 AD at our Costa Mesa location, because the peeps at San Diego’s 
Mother Earth Brew Co. have supplied us with some insanely tasty brews. Show 
your love for your Mother and The Iron Press Fam and stop by to enjoy a glass 
of their Wet Hop Dreams IV and so many other top notch brews.  As a special surprise, attention all you mash-up lovers out there!  What you see here is our collaboration brew with Mother Earth Brew Co.’s Sin Tax – Imperial Peanut Butter Stout.  That’s right, it’s PEANUT BUTTER JELLY TIME, PEANUT BUTTER JELLY TIME! We made a delicious batch of our house-made strawberry jelly and hand delivered it down to the brewery during our little family jaunt down to San Diego. 
Checkout the entire lineup, pours beginning at 5pm: 
1. Honcho Hefe – This American Hefeweizen lets banana and clove phenols 
dominate the nose and flavor of this beautiful sunglow yellow, aAerican-style 
wheat ale. 5% abv | 13 IBU 
2. Ante Up – Quite the sessionable American Amber. A single hopped, medium 
bodied, smooth drinker, guaranteed to get you through the longest gaming 
sessions. 5% abv | 18 IBU 
3. Cali Creamin’ – A light Vanilla Cream Ale with a malty backbone thanks to 
some flaked corn and honey malt. Madagascar Vanilla Bean adds the undeniable 
nose. Perfectly delicious. 5.2% abv | 21 IBU 
4. Pin Up – A beautifully balanced Pale Ale with herbal hop aromas and San 
Diego-style bitterness. A simple grain bill keeps it hop forward with a malty 
balance. This pin up is pushing the Pale Ale boundaries and it’s sure to have you 
saying ‘aahhhhh’. 5.6% abv | 43 IBU 
5. Red Dog Rye XPA – This Rye Xtra Pale Ale utilizes a balanced blend of whole 
kernel and flaked rye malt. Finishes on the tongue with a crisp bite and hoppy 
flavor. Drink it down while appreciating its golden hue and extra levels of yum. 
5.7% abv | 48 IBU 
6. Kismet – Mad man of an IPA that reeks of New Zealand Nelson hops. IPA 
lovers, prepare yourselves, this one will leave a lingering bitterness on your 
tongue that is sure to ruin any beer consumed after it. 7.2% abv | 80 IBU 
 
7. Wet Hop Dreams IV – Yes, you read that right. This single hopped IPA will 
leave you having dreams you’ve never even imagined before. Fresh Hopped 
with 200lbs of Whole Leaf Citra. This brew is beautifully hoppy with an 
irresistible aroma, and it’ll knock your socks off. Oh, and did we mention we 
scored the only keg in Orange County this year?! 7.2% abv | 65 IBU 
8. Hop Jitters – Imperial Red Ale with Coffee. Beautifully balanced malt and 
hops lend their way to just enough cold pressed coffee to remind you it is not 
yet time to end the day. 8% abv | 57 IBU 
9. Sin Tax – This insanely delicious Imperial Peanut Butter Stout is full bodied 
with robust flavors. An imperial stout both dark and rich, paired with the 
creamy essence of peanut butter, twisting and tangling over your taste-buds. 
Don’t miss out. 8.1% abv | 64 IBU 
10. Sin Tax PB&J Cask – We took the already outstanding Imperial Peanut 
Butter Stout and infused it with our housemade strawberry jelly. Your favorite 
childhood lunch brought to you by great friends! 8.1% abv | 64 IBU 
 
11. Por Que No? – A full-bodied Imperial Brown. This golden brown brew is 
made with brown sugar and honey, giving way to notes of toffee and creme 
brulee. Because, why not?! 8.5% abv | 27 IBU 
12. Zingaro ~ Four Seasons Autumn – A killer Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial 
Stout aged in Heaven Hill bourbon barrels for up to a year. Then blended into a 
rich, smooth finish with notes of chocolate and vanilla. This BBA Stout offers just 
the right amount of warmth for those cool, autumn nights. 11.7% abv | 82 IBU 
We are anxiously awaiting it to finish so we can hog it all share in this miracle baby from The Iron Press and Mother Earth.
Smoochies, 
The Iron Press Crew
#TheIronPress #TuesdayTapTakeovers #CraftBeer #DJLexaKhan 
#DrinkLocal #CostaMesa #MotherEarth #SOCO #SOCOCollection