The Horse's Mouth

Making our thoughts known via letters, words and pictures, rife with typos and references to tacos.

Jared Vallejo

Cozy Community Fund Update and The Giving Virus

Generosity is a curious thing. It inspires or in my case, makes me feel substandard for not living up to the expectations I created in my mind space. What’s incredible though is how giving, without expectation of return, can be infectious, like a virus, but the good kind of virus. As Greg likes to put… Read more »

Jared Vallejo

Cozy Community Fund

It’s amazing how quickly 10 months can go by. I don’t believe this whole “time is a constant” thing. Anyhow, the holiday season – Thanksgiving, Christmas, Festivus, Hannukah, Kwanza, and Buying-Stuff-For-People-Just-Because-Time is here. For the last 5 years, Iron Horse Brewery, along with several Ellensburg, WA area businesses and community members have put together a… Read more »

Jared Vallejo

Pre Pre Cyber Monday Sale that We Just Thought Of Right Now

What better way to celebrate the two Mondays before cyber Monday than with a random flash sale and discounted brewery merch? We can’t think of a better way. For the next three hours, you can get a $2.00 High Five Hefe trucker hat. It’s like a long, exposed flash sale. Why are we doing… Read more »

Jared Vallejo

Humans are good at fundraising. Here’s the proof.

As you may or may not recall, Iron Horse Brewery had two fundraising initiatives going on during the summer. High Five a Charity and Beer vs Fire. Well, these are both done now and I’m finally get around to talking about it, because my snapchat feed is empty. Thank goodness. High Five a Charity: This… Read more »

Jared Vallejo

Iron Horse Brewery Updates via a Letter to Aunt Gertrude

Sometimes, I find it difficult to write updates on things, so instead I pretend I have an Aunt Gertrude and write her letters. ———- Dear Aunt Gertrude, It’s been 6 months since our last real correspondence, so I thought I’d take the time to write you a fictitious letter and update you on some things… Read more »

Jared Vallejo

Interns Recreate 80’s Movie Scenes Contest # 6

Well, this is the second to last 80’s movie scene. Next week, it will be a three movie mash up, so prepare yourself. But until the shoe drops, we’ll focus on the present. Today’s photo features a very special guest and muppet fan Rikki. Why? 1. because she is awesome and 2. because she was… Read more »

Jared Vallejo

Beer vs Fire, A Joint Fundraising Effort for Wildfire Victims

Fire sucks. Especially when it’s so damn destructive and affects our communities. So, we came up with an idea to help those directly affected by the wildfires. Fortunately for us, Icicle Brewing Company feels the same way, so we decided to make this a joint effort. Read the official press release below. You can also… Read more »

Tess McIntyre

80s Movie Intern Update

We don’t have any good behind the scenes pictures from last weeks photo shoot. Well, either that or we are just trying give #mustachepete a break. Whichever one it is, week three proved to be the most difficult yet. So here it is, the big reveal. Our poster:   And the Original: RDJ, AMH, and… Read more »

Jared Vallejo

Interns Recreate 80’s Movie Scenes – Contest #3

Okay, so the first two rounds of the Interns Recreate 80’s Movie Scenes were a bit on the easy side. Or, you all know your 80’s movies too well. I’m going with the former. This week’s photo is from one of my favorite movies. And by favorite, I mean, I watched it once and laughed…. Read more »

Tess McIntyre

High Five a Charity part dos

Hello people of the internet. This quick blog is to let you know we are creeping up on part two of our High Five a Charity initiative. What is that you say, young marsupial? You don’t know about this ‘High Five a Charity’ thingy? Well that’s crazy that you don’t but I will tell you… Read more »

Tess McIntyre

The Interns Recreate the 80s: Take Two

We’ve used to pick our week two winner and they have been notified. You only have to wait two more days to play this game all over again. To get you through these next two, most hardest days of your life, we offer you some behind the scene footage. You are very, very welcome… Read more »

Peter Heinen

Chrons of the Summer Stache Pt. Something

Hello again, Mustache Pete here and proudly reporting on the progress of the summer stache. Okay, proudly might be poorly worded but the stache is coming along. Once again I will state if I was a brunette then the stache would be way more impressive…. but if you get PRETTY close you can see what… Read more »

Jared Vallejo

Interns Recreate 80’s Movie Scenes Contest #2

It’s that day of the week again. No, not the day when you realize your roommate forgot to pay your internet access bill and they are going to turn it off. Yes, the day in which we start another round of intern recreated scenes from 80’s movies. No, not the day before Friday. Yes, it’s… Read more »

Tess McIntyre

Embracing the 80’s has finally paid off

I just got back from a 10 day vacation. That is not just a fact and a brag. Or a Frag. Bract. I needed to tell you this so that I could then say this: The highlight of my vacation, besides drinking 21 bottles of wine (responsibly. sorry, beer.), was opening up my Facebook to… Read more »

Paul Baker

Cool Things in Beer History

Hey Everyone I’m back from my self imposed exile from blog writing. Beer is a fickle and demanding mistress and she has been demanding a lot more time recently. In any case. I’m back with some history that I thought you might enjoy. So we know that beer was probably first “invented” as a drink… Read more »