Nicole Klauss

How To Say Goodbye At Work

Here at Iron Horse Brewery we’ve had our fair share of goodbyes. We live in a college town so naturally a lot of the turnover we see is cyclical. Since I started working here 3 years ago at least 39 people have left the brewery leaving room for new people to join the team. (It’s… Read more »


Our Take On Beer Foam Art

To print or not to print? That may soon be the question breweries and bars find themselves asking when this printer that puts text and images onto beer foam becomes available for purchase. According to this article we found online while we were being unproductive, Beer Ripples prints edible ink onto beer foam so your pint… Read more »



Hugging has got to be one of the worst communication devices ever invented. The intention is good and all, letting someone know you care enough about them to touch their torso to yours; but the road to Hell is paved with good intentions. What heartwarming form of human contact doesn’t suck you ask? The high… Read more »


Want to work at IHB? Of course you do.

*Originally written by Tess McIntyre who quit  Iron Horse Brewery and Coffee Co will be hiring for 7 positions in the near future. Positions are within the fields of retail, marketing, and production.  We are looking for motivated 21+ candidates that have a strong interest and desire to work within the craft field.There will be… Read more »

Jared Vallejo


The following is a summary of a word for word account of a day in the life of Iron Horse Brewery’s Marketing Department. Or we made it up. But we mean it. *** Tuesday 12.17.2013 9:42am T: Hey, Jared? J: Yes, Tess? T: You in the middle of something? J: Of course not. When do… Read more »

Greg Parker

We all get a medal, congratulations

Many wonder why IHB doesn’t enter beer in competitions, here’s why: It probably started with BeerAdvocate. I appreciate that their motto is respect beer. Which makes sense. Kind of like when I want to respect women, I gather a bunch of them up and have them stand there while me and a bunch of my… Read more »

Jared Vallejo

Ummm, where is our sign?

You know what’s funny? The platypus. And a beaver dressed as a human. And drunk history. You know what is less Funny? When someone steals or accidentally borrows for a long time, our sign directing loving patrons to our tasting room. It is not funny, unless it’s a practical joke and the person will return… Read more »


The Interns Insight of Iron Horse Brewery

Hello. My name is *******, and I’m the marketing intern for Iron Horse Brewery. editors note: the intern’s name has been redacted because intern’s don’t have names. I am one of the lucky few that have ever been able to get the chance to be Iron Horse Brewery’s marketing intern and let me tell you,… Read more »

Jared Vallejo

Survey Results about a New Tasting Room

So a few weeks ago, we created a survey asking all of you what you think we should do with the Tasting Room. There were three simple questions, of which I will repeat in order to make this blog post seem more in-depth than it really is. Also, my analysis of the results is based… Read more »

Jared Vallejo

Failure is Great.

I have been ruminating about this topic for sometime, but with Greg’s most recent Win-Win blog and Natalia’s referencing the issue, I figured now was as good time as any to write about it; and even if this doesn’t come across exactly as I hoped, well, then it will aptly illustrate the point I’m trying… Read more »

Jared Vallejo

My Thought Process When Posting on Facebook

Exactly zero people are interested in this subject, which makes the point of this post worthless and probably one of your biggest wastes of time. After you finish reading this, you will come to the conclusion that you are less of a human being for having spent the 2.375 minutes it takes to read. You’re… Read more »