*Originally written by Billy Meagor who quit us. Selling is not always easy, but if the person is knowledgeable, driven and knows what they must achieve for success, it can be a little easier. For beer sales, there will always be challenges that a rep will face, whether it’s a pain-in-the-ass customer, competitors, lack of… Read more »
A blog about independent craft beer page 15 of 16
aka The Horse's Mouth
Making our thoughts known via letters, words and pictures, rife with typos and references to tacos.
Gary shows us how to never miss an Iron Horse Brewery Facebook update.
If you know me, which you probably don’t, because I’m anti-social, but if you did, you would know that Scheduling Things is not one of my, er, best attributes. There is something so damn appealing about winging it and using gut instinct for, like, almost everything; the idea of planning more than 10 days in… Read more »
*Originally written by Emily Palmer who quit us Skiing versus Snowboarding- a debate almost as important as Cozy Sweater versus Mocha Death. Growing up in the eastern part of the PNW meant for long cold snowy winters. As the Idaho and Montana IHB Sales Rep, I live in an area riddled with mountains and ski… Read more »
*Originally written by Ashley Stevens who quit Three months ago I gave up my personal space, my humble abode, sleeping in the middle of the bed, having a closet to myself, and pooping in peace when I invited another human to have a permanent toothbrush next to mine. It can be a scary and stressful… Read more »
*Originally written by Taylor Castillo who quit Ahh, the Pacific Northwest. The place with great views and even greater brews. Hiking not only brings you closer to nature, but it gives you an opportunity to get away from all the stress and the noise of everyday life. And what better way to escape the craziness,… Read more »
I will be trying different crafts I find on Pinterest and seeing if there are as easy as they say. All crafts will relate to beer in some way and hopefully you can learn from my success and failures. This one in particular is inspired by this. Cost: $30.00 Time: 5 hours, this includes glue… Read more »
Recently I wrote about basic bitches and their slow takeover of the indie beer scene. But their counterpart “basic bros,” are also taking over what was once a “hipster” hobby. Now indie beer is something the frat dudes take part in too. Like the term “basic bitch,” basic bro refers to men who predominantly like mainstream… Read more »
Description: Winter is coming. I hate shoveling snow. Beer is delicious. I work for a brewery. I have an endless supply of beer in my fridge. You want beer. You can shovel my snow in exchange for beer this winter. Let’s trade. Requirements: Must be 21+ because I don’t want to be locked away and never… Read more »
Snapchat – A mobile messaging service that sends a photo or video to someone that lasts only up to 10 seconds before it disappears. During that time, the recipient can take a screenshot, and the sender is notified that it was taken. That is the internet explanation of what Snapchat is. Even if you don’t… Read more »
*Originally written by Paul Von Hagen I vividly remember the very first craft beer I had the pleasure of ingesting. For legal purposes, let’s say that IT WAS TOTALLY not ON MY 18TH BIRTHDAY. I HAD DEFINITELY not BEEN DRINKING complete garbage (Busch Light and Natty Ice), for a couple years now at this time…. Read more »
First off the title is not a reflection of my opinion as you will see in the course of this ill-written mind diarrhea of a blog. Cue small rant: What’s the point of this rant? To steer people into a path of reason and knowledge. To get people to quit accepting anecdotal bullshit, and more… Read more »
*Originally written by McKenzie Knowlden who quit Though dieting soccer moms and hipsters alike have made the fear of gluten a trend, for some of us, the fear is very real. [Boring science stuff you can probably skip over: Gluten is a protein found in grain based products- wheat, barley, and rye. Those with Celiac… Read more »
String cheese is a bit of a problem at Iron Horse. It wasn’t too long ago that Nicole, who handles events for us, had a string cheese go missing from the break room. I can’t say that I know exactly how she discovered who was responsible, but suffice it to say, she did her due… Read more »
####################### For Immediate Release Iron Horse Brewery Announces the Return of the Cozy Community Fund Drinking beer helps other people. So does partying at [ the pub ]. ELLENSBURG, WA (October 13, 2016) Cozy Sweater is back and is accompanied by a new beer this year, Cozy-er Sweater. Cozy Sweater, a vanilla milk stout is… Read more »
*Originally written by Emily Palmer who quit 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… Read more »
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 »
*Originally written by Kevin Camarillo Watch for the secret password to access the secret item on the secret menu. Available the rest of October.
*Originally written by Holly Kolb who quit 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… 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 »