Friday, March 20, 2015

Black Session IPA/ Barrel Aged Saison!

More good news: today our Black Session IPA goes on tap. 4.1% ABV, 43 IBUs featuring Zythos Hops.

And our Barrel Aged Saison is coming! T minus 2-3 weeks to the shelves!

Monday, March 16, 2015

3.16.15 First ever Wii Dance Contest

You read that right. Today we move out of our comfort zone, and quite possibly yours too with the first ever Wii dance tournament. So bring your 'A' game and be prepared and win some $$. 7-9!

Friday, March 13, 2015

New Variance IPA release! Classic Irish Red meets West Ciast Hops!

Looking into our crystal ball, we can tell you that there's going to be a new variance on tap and in bottles Tuesday March 17th for St. Patrick's Day! A Red IPA clocking in at 6.2% abv and 55 ibu's. Classic Irish Red grain bill hopped up to West Coast regiments!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Big Island Release! Movie Night!

BIG ISLAND RELEASE: THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Barleywine with big malt and big hops returns in its unbridled and fabled glory. 9.9% abv, 91 IBU.

Side note: it's also movie night! Princess Bride! Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

IBC seeking Beertender!

Days are getting longer, and the people will be thirsty!

Island Brewing Company Seeks Beertender

Island Brewing Company has been brewing award winning craft beer in Carpinteria since 2001. We are seeking an uncanny combination of enthusiasm, beer-savviness, and stratospheric customer service in our tasting room for a bartender position. The candidate will come pre-wired with a sense of humor and a passion for craft beer.

Responsibilities include:
-Setting up tasting room and patio for the day
-Maintaining neat, orderly, and clean work and customer environment
-Stocking kegs, bottles, growlers, and merchandise
-Daily heavy lifting of 5-gallon (50lb) and 15.5-gallon (150 lbs)
-Learning and operating POS system
-Accurate cash and credit card transactions
-Being intimately familiar with Island Brewing Company beers and company history.
-Knowledge of the brewing process
-Cleaning tasting room, restrooms, and patio at the end of the night
-Grace under pressure; problem solving and thinking on your feet.
-Running cash register reports and daily reconciliation.

The ideal candidate has an understanding of craft beer culture, history and its current trajectory. We’re looking for someone who has previous bartending experience and a positive professional attitude that can work as a team player.  Nights, weekends, and some holidays may be required as work load and staffing dictate. Most of our current bar staff are Cicerone certified; a preference will be given to the candidate possessing this credential. 

Please email resume and cover letter

We're Hiring: IBC Seeking Cellarperson!

We're hiring!

Island Brewing Company seeks a full time cellar person. This position is available immediately, for an individual passionate about craft beer.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

*Cleaning Kegs

*Racking Kegs

*Assisting with bottling

*Having a positive, passion filled work attitude

*Coming to work on time, not missing shifts, covering shifts on own accord

*Performing misc. tasks suck as cleaning, stocking shelves, etc.

*Assisting on Brew Day

*CIP of fermentation vessels and bright tanks

*Upkeep and cleanliness of cellar, completing brewery cleaning check-off list

*Beer transfer

*Beer sensory evaluation

Qualified Candidates will possess the following:

*Enjoy physically demanding work environment

*Self motivation

*Outgoing personality

*Hard working mentality

*Strict attention to detail

*Strong knowledge of the brewing process

*Ability to understand and follow SOPs

*Working to high quality standards without direct supervision

*Ability to lift 55 lbs to shoulder height repeatedly

*Ability to maneuver beer kegs (165 lbs)

Benefits include:

*Hourly compensation

*Company 401K plan (after one year employment)

*Paid holidays/vacation (after 90 days employment)

*Monthy beer stipend

*Employee discounts on beer and merchandise

Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:

*Experience working in production with another brewery

*Formal brewing education

*4-year degree in a science field

We're looking for someone with a positive attitude, attention to cleanliness, a willingness to work hard and take on new responsibilities as needed, an ability to multitask, and an eagerness to learn and continue learning.


twitter: @islandbrewingco

instagram: @islandbrewingcompany

Monday, March 2, 2015

Schedule 3.2-3.21

And the schedule....

3.2 you and your friends figure it out

3.3 Trivia Tuesday 7-9

3.4 Movie Night + BIG ISLAND RELEASE!!! 

3.5 @confusionstreetcuisine 4-8

3.6 #sbfoodconnection 4-8, #firstfriday 

3.7 @worldfamousfranks 4-8

3.8, 3.9 train spotting, laughter

3.10 Tuesday Trivia  7-9

3.11 $1 off Growler Night

3.12 @georgiastruck 5-8

3.13 #sbfoodconnection 4-8

3.14 @worldfamousfranks 4-8

3.15 @confusionstreetcuisine 2-7


3.17 Tuesday Trivia VARIANCE IPA RELEASE/ St. Patricks day!

3.18 @heatculinary 5-8

3.19 @confusionstreetcuisine 4-8

3.20 #sbfoodconnection 

3.21 @worldfamousfranks 4-8