John Steinbeck famously said “I’m in love with Montana. For other states I have admiration, respect, recognition, even some affection. But with Montana it is love.” I’m lucky to have a job that requires me to travel across the state of Montana selling delicious indie crafted Iron Horse beer. Because of my job I… Read more »
The Horse's Mouth aka a blog about indedpendent beer
Making our thoughts known via letters, words and pictures, rife with typos and references to tacos.
Since the dawn of civilization we know two things about ancient humans: They were inked up and loved themselves a good jug of beer. Fast forward 7,000 years and what you find is that things have not changed much. People still enjoy adorning their bodies with artwork, albeit better quality, and drinking the everlasting elixir… Read more »
Watch for the secret password to access the secret item on the secret menu. Available the rest of October.
One of my most reliable friends is Irish Death. With Irish Death there’s no judgment, no drama and we don’t have to say a lot to enjoy each other’s company. The other day we enjoyed some time at the park, it was lovely. One thing I love is that even when Irish Death is busy… Read more »
Tiger Beat, Cosmo, Harry Potter, Carl Jung, and Iron Horse Brewery all have something in common: our mutual love for dissecting the individual traits and drives of the personality. As some of you may be aware, Iron Horse Brewery will send personality inventories to potential hires and new employees, to see where they fall in… Read more »
Let me first say this… I’m 21, almost 22 years old. Yes, I know what a landline is. And yes, I remember dial up internet. LOL, and yes you are so funny for assuming I’ll never understand the struggles you went through. I hear so many stories that begin with, “Well back in my day…”… Read more »
As a newbie to the Iron Horse world many of you may not know yet, so I will take a moment to introduce myself; my name is Hailey and I am going to cosmetology school while working at [ the pub ]. While brainstorming blogs, a suggested idea was something combining my two current interests:… Read more »
There are a lot of great beverages offered throughout this county and plenty of great places to consume them. Whether it is a great glass of Washington wine with dinner at your favorite Kittitas county restaurant, a homemade specialty cocktail at the party for the big game or a delicious Iron Horse beer at your… Read more »
Watch for the secret password to access the secret item on the secret menu. Available the rest of September.
Growing up with two older brothers meant that I was constantly fighting an uphill battle to out do them in anything I could. It’s not like we were ultra-competitive; we just never wanted to lose at anything. To this day, everything that we do is a competition. About 2 years ago, my middle brother… Read more »
Recruitment is never an easy task. Regardless of position, the process is usually a long one in order to ensure that you are filling said position with the best possible candidate available. The obstacles that can get in the way of easily finding the perfect fit can include, but aren’t limited to, any or all… Read more »
So I’ve worked at Iron Horse for right around six years and I have seen some shit happen that makes you want to walk away and cry in a corner. There is a lot that can happen when working with beer. Spills, wrong mash-in’s, valves being left open, the wrong tank being packaged… the list… Read more »
So I’m still sort of new to IHB, (hi, nice to meet you!) but I’m certainly not new to beer. I’ve traveled quite a bit and it seems beer has been the only consistently present factor throughout my travels. My experience of becoming acquainted with beer parallel a lot of important lessons I’ve had to… Read more »
It’s that time of the year again. Where the casual football fan transforms into the second coming of Vince Lombardi. Countless hours of research and analysis are later outplayed by the sheer luck of the auto pick strategy. For someone that enjoys Fantasy Football simply because of office interaction and company moral, it’s amazing what… Read more »
Everyone is at least a little bit basic, yes even men. It’s impossible not to be, humans have been on Earth for about 200,000 years, there’s nothing new under the sun, you’re just like everybody else, you’re a basic bitch. If you’re not familiar with the term basic bitch (or simply “basic”) it can be… Read more »
Watch for the secret password to access the secret item on the secret menu. Available the entire month of August.
Freshman year in college is an interesting time to say the least. You’re no longer under the scrutiny of your parents, you create your own class schedule (which means no classes before 10 a.m.), and you get to experience your first traumatic hangover. Before turning 21, I absolutely hated beer and couldn’t fathom the way… Read more »
Billy is an IHB market manager. He is in charge of selling our beer on the Washington west coast. He sells beer, to beer buyers which are bar managers, restaurant owners etc. The following is a conversation he has far too often when he’s out in the field. Billy: Hello [buyer], my name is Billy… Read more »
I have nothing. Well I have other things, but I currently don’t have the ability to create any original content. This is strange to me, mostly because I spent/wasted four years in undergrad majoring in English. As you could imagine, a fair amount of creative writing is required to complete a BA in English, yet,… Read more »
In the time that I have been apart of the Iron Horse cousin-hood, I have met people that have left impressions on my heart for life. Starting out as a server at [ the pub ] I was forced to listen to other people’s stories, problems and dreams… This wasn’t what I signed up for… Read more »