YOU OUGHTA KNOW!

ANY PHISH FANS OUT THERE?

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Next weekend OSU is hosting the first Phish Studies academic conference! We will be pouring our beer (Fluffhead and Mango Song, duh!) on Friday, May 17th at opening reception for the Below the Moss Forgotten Museum Exhibit, and also on Saturday, May 18th at the sneak peak of the movie We’ve Got it Simple!

A full schedule of events can be found here! This is a unique and cool opportunity, so if you can you should check it out!

STAFF ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW STAFF MEMBERS

Kevin Samuelson will be joining us as our Digital Media & Communication Specialist. Starting next Monday, Kevin will be working with Seth and assisting with the web site, photography, social media, design, etc.

Make sure to give him a warm Block 15 welcome!

STAFF UPDATES

Taylor K. and Amanda M. are our new Pub Leads! Congrats you two!

Andrea will also be our new Host/Food Runner Trainer at the Pub.

STAFF REVIEWS

It’s review time for two kitchen managers:

  • Haakan and Tyler L.

The link to submit your reviews can be found here!


WHAT’S NEW ON INSTA


CAVES HAPPENINGS

NEW MENU ITEM

Smoked Chicken Salad - Featuring Winn Farms smoked chicken breast, fresh strawberries, blue cheese, candied pepitas, organic mix greens, with a Flanders beer vinaigrette

BOURBON PASSPORT PARTY

Caves will be hosting the Bourbon Passport completer’s party on Monday, May 13th from 6-8pm. Good job to all you bourbon drinkers!


WHAT’S GOING ON TAP SOON?

Dates are subject to change based on tap availability.

TAP ROOM

  • Fri 5/10: ----

  • Tues 5/14: The Hop Workshop #11 (replacing TBD) / Wellspring (replacing Illuminated)

  • Fri 5/17: Fluffhead (replacing Animal Cookies) / Mango Song (replacing Wild Cimmerian)

PUB

  • Fri 5/10: ----

  • Tues 5/14: The Hop Workshop #11 (replacing IPeepsA) / Wellspring (replacing Illuminated)

  • Fri 5/17: ----



UPCOMING BOTTLE / CAN RELEASES

  • Tues 5/14: Wellspring (in 500mL bottles)

    *This will be available at both the Tap Room & Pub!

UPCOMING / IN PROCESS BEERS

  • Mexican Lager - Crisp, light bodied lager

  • Duke IV - Hefeweizen

  • Fresh Flow - IPA

  • Cassidy - Wild ale w/ flowers

EVENTS

BLOCKOUT = tap takeover

**Be sure to share/like the Facebook events to spread the word to your friends!

THE PEOPLE’S PINT / DINE OUTS

We are currently partnering with Mid-Valley Harvest for The People’s Pint tap. The designated beer is IPeepsA at the Pub and Nebula Oat Stout at the Tap Room.

The People’s Pint for March raised $824.25 for CARDV! Go team!!!

NEXT PUB DINE OUT

Tuesday, May 28th:
Monroe Grade School

NEXT TAP ROOM DINE OUT

Tuesday, May 14th:
500 Women Scientists

*This Dine Out coincides with May’s Tap Talk - Local Solutions to Climate Change!


PUB UPDATES

MAY MONTHLY SPECIALS

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  • Brewer’s Board

  • Lamb & Pork Meatballs

  • Huli Huli Chicken Sandwich

  • Arugula & Chorizo Salad

*Procedures for these can be found here, and the photos here!

SPRING MENU CHANGES

It’s that time of year - spring menu changes are here!

The below items are new and replacing current items:

  • Strawberry Fields Salad (replaces Greens and Grains)
    Fresh greens tossed in poppy-seed vinaigrette and topped with sliced local strawberries & radishes, smoky bacon,quinoa and feta cheese. Served with garlic bread. $11.99

  • Wild Albacore Tuna Sandwich (replaces Meatloaf Sandwich)
    Pacific NW flaked wild albacore tuna, dressed with lemon vinaigrette and served on house baked ale bread with lettuce, tomato, artichoke hearts and mayo. Full $13.49 / Half $8.99

Chicken portioning is changing as well. We will now only have one size of grilled or smoked chicken available. Static items that come with chicken OR items that have chicken added to them will now be 3.5oz. Additionally, chopped pork as an add on will also be 3.5oz and chicken tenders as an add on will be 1 piece.

Another change is that our sandwiches/burgers will all come with plain fries as the standard. Upgrade options are now as follows:

  • Upgrade to a side salad or a cup of soup ($1.00)

  • Fries can be upgraded to Sweet Potato Fries ($1.75), Garlic & Parmesan Fries ($.50), Rosemary & Sea Salt Fries ($.25), or Cajun Fries ($.25)

Additional price changes can be reviewed here.

BREWER’S PROVISION

Thurs 5/9
Nick Arzner’s Z-Man Clone BBQ Brisket Sandwich
(What is it, you ask? Check it out here!)

BEHIND THE BAR CHANGES

We will be replacing the 2013 3 Fools Sangiovese with a Cab Sauv/Sangio blend also from 3 Fools!

2017 Super Fool / Rogue Valley Super Tuscan style Red Blend (60% Cabernet Sauvignon:40% Sangiovese) / 13.3% ABV
The Super Fool is a medium bodied fruit forward blend which shows fresh berry flavors and aromas with balanced acid and tannin to keep it light and drinkable.