Point the Way casks with Experimental Hops

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Point the Way casks with Experimental Hops

For the first time ever we are introducing three versions of Point the Way IPA on cask! 

Each of our locations will have their own version of the cask featuring different hops additions. Each of the following casks will debut on Thursday, July 21 at 5:00 pm:

The Pub at Golden Road

5410 W San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles

Point the Way w/ 6 oz. Galaxy Hops
(Passionfruit/Citrus)

Orange County Taproom

2210 E Orangewood Avenue. Anaheim

Point the Way with 3 oz. Chinook and 3 oz. Experimental Hop #07270
(Aromas of: Spicy, Resinous, Tangerine, Tropical Fruit)


Grand Central Market

317 S Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles

Point the Way w/ 3 oz. Chinook and 3 oz. Experimental Hop #06277
(Aromas of: Pineapple, Pine, Bright Citrus)
 

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Reflections on a Partnership

"If you'd rather chase the sun than dwell in the shadows, a Golden Road is waiting inside." 

This sun chasing spirit, captured on the entrance of Point the Way Café, will be unveiled today in Terminal 6 at LAX. If you've ever heard about doing business in an airport, you know it ain't easy. It took more than a village to open this thing, and I want to thank everyone at LAWA, Westfield, HMSHost, and Golden Road for their help. Here is the more than half full tale on how our partnership with such a large retailer, HMSHost, all began.


In late 2011, right after we filled our first Golden Road kegs, a man in a suit showed up at our Pub. He told me that he worked with a Company that "sold more draught beer than anyone" and that "we needed to get to know this company." The company was HMSHost, the largest airport concessionaire in the country. 

Not long thereafter, I got a call from Doug Draper,  who explained to me that with the change in my industry (craft beer kicking ass, consumers want flavor AND options!), their industry was dramatically changing as well to suit these same tastes. We became fast friends and I knew as one of the youngest and smallest brands they would ever work with, Golden Road needed his help. In addition to a friend, Doug became our brand ambassador and together we developed the Golden Road brand in airports while putting a special bid together for LAX and the local HMSHost team of GR believers. Golden Road was young and in many ways foolish, we didn't have all the marketing tools we needed. No VBI/brand focus/brand positioning. I didn't know what any of that meant.  Perhaps it helped that Doug was called "a hotter Ryan Gosling" by some millennial Silver Lake hipsters on his first trip to Golden Road.. Regardless of motive, with Doug's guidance and the help of many at HMSHost, we were able to translate our brand into a concept that won the hearts of LAX, and we hope will win the hearts of passengers around the world, as well. 

Point the Way Café is an amazing expression of a true 1+1=100 collaboration that has helped shape Golden Road's soul and bring our spirit to life. 

We are risk takers trying innovative solutions such as a reservation system at an airport. 

We are lovers of can products and friends of the environment, only putting draught and cans on our list.

We are supporters of our friends around the country who help us in the craft beer revolution with a special Founder's Beer List, curated by the Founders at Goose Island, 10 Barrel, Breckinridge, Blue Point, and Four Peaks 

We are design nerds incorporating our Atwater Village industrial steel look into a more evolved Sunset Blvd feel.  

We are beer lovers collaborating on an airport beer created with the traveler in mind called Carry On Citrus Ale (re-release coming soon! ).

Mostly, we are ambitious partners who were not happy with the status quo at airports or in beer who look at life with the kind of optimism that we can keep making everything we do a little bit better. 

Cheers to my partner and friend Doug Draper, who makes traveling so much better and has positively impacted Golden Road and my thinking as a leader and lover of beer and travel.  

We hope you enjoy a beer soon at Point The Way Café.

Your friend in beer, 

Meggie Gill 

The entrance to Point The Way Cafe, LAX Terminal 6. 

The entrance to Point The Way Cafe, LAX Terminal 6. 

Doug enjoying a 329 on an ironically foggy day in LA, when we decided to chase the sun to Catalina Island. 

Doug enjoying a 329 on an ironically foggy day in LA, when we decided to chase the sun to Catalina Island. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Ultimate Golden Roadie Giveaway

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The Ultimate Golden Roadie Giveaway

In celebration of our new DTLA location at Grand Central Market and our extended summer hours, we’re hosting the Ultimate Golden Roadie Giveaway! Enter for a chance to win a badass, bear-proof, Golden Road can-approved cooler as the perfect companion to your summertime adventures. 

We’ve partnered with the great folks at the historic Grand Central Market, LA’s unparalleled eating and shopping experience in Downtown, to fill up your cooler with yummy treats that are perfect companions to Golden Road brews. 

To enter, simply check in to the Golden Road Brewing booth at Grand Central Market on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter along with the hashtag #GoldenRoadDTLA between June 2 and June 19, 2016. 

Winner will be chosen at random on June 20, 2016. 

Golden Road Cooler GIveaway

The Yeti Roadie Cooler comes with two Yeti beverage holders plus Grand Central Market goodies including 20 cans of your favorite Golden Road brews, a selection of Belcampo sausages and meats, adventure-friendly fruits and veggies from District Market, cheese from DTLA Cheese and chili-powdered peanuts from Chiles Secos.

Total value: Over $300

Terms & Conditions
•    Must be 21 or over to enter and win
•    Must be a California resident
•    One winner will be chosen and announced June 20, 2016

Click here for the Official Rules.

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Golden Road’s Wolf Pack Run and Summer Pub Party

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Golden Road’s Wolf Pack Run and Summer Pub Party

Celebrate the new Wolf Pup IPA with us at our 5 Fun Run and Pub party!

Date: Sunday, June 26, 2016
Time: Run: 9am - 10am, Happy Hour: 10am-1pm
Location: Golden Road Brewing, 5410 W San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90039
Entry Fee: $10 per person includes registration, race day tank top, food, refreshments and more

 

About the event

Register for Golden Road’s Wolf Pack 5k Fun Run in groups, forming a “pack,” or run as a lone wolf on race day. Either way you'll have plenty to howl about. Once completing the run, participants will be treated to a summertime pub party featuring refreshments, tunes spun by Hit City, photobooth fun, corn hole games and more.

Attendees will be tasked to complete 3 social media “challenges” in order to be entered into a raffle competing for a grand prize including insulated growlers, REI gift certificates and a one-year sponsorship of a California Wolf Center wolf in their team name. All participants will take home a pack of freshly canned Wolf Pup. This event is 21+.

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