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Imperial Winter Rye IPA on Tap Now at The RAM Restaurant and Brewery!

December 18, 2015

The newest seasonal winter beer is here at The RAM Restaurant and Brewery! Perfect for toasting the holidays or warming up on a cold winter’s day, the Imperial Winter Rye IPA was recently tapped at all RAM Restaurants and is available for a limited time.

“We are excited to be releasing a new beer for the winter season this year. The Imperial Winter Rye IPA was inspired by a limited release we brewed early in 2015 to help celebrate our 20th year of brewing. This beer is a celebration of hops and we wanted to highlight the unique character of Galaxy, Jarrylo & El Dorado hops. Crystal & Flaked Rye compliment the tropical fruit flavors and citrusy hop aromas with an underlying spicy rye malt sweetness,” says Director of Brewery Operations, Dave Leonard.

The perfect cold weather companion, The Imperial Winter Rye IPA pairs well with anything from The RAM’s Santa Fe Burger to Mac and Cheese with jalapenos and blacked chicken. Leonard added, “Our entire brewery team is excited for the release of our new winter seasonal and for good reason. This beer is just delicious. It was fun to brew and will be even more fun to drink.”

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Gordo Pumpkin Ale on Tap Now at The RAM Restaurant and Brewery!

October 17, 2015

Fall has arrived and at The RAM Restaurant and Brewery that can only mean one thing, Big Gordo Pumpkin Beer is back and on tap! Served in our frosty eighteen ounce bigger, better, fresher signature glass, this limited edition, seasonal craft beer boasts all the flavors of the season.

“Fall wouldn’t be the same without our beloved Gordo Big Pumpkin Ale. This perennial favorite pairs flavors of roasted pumpkin, caramel malts and a medley of spices to create liquid pumpkin pie.” Says Dave Leonard, Director of Brewery Operations. “Try one of our secret brewer recipes by adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream to a frosty pint of Gordo to make a decadent pumpkin float dessert!”

With its hard to resist big pumpkin flavor, Gordo has fast become one of the breweries most popular rotating seasonal selections… Come in soon and enjoy it while you can! Don’t forget, it is also available for take-out in our 64oz refillable growler of Gordo To- Go, perfect for any get-together!

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The RAM Joins the Fight with New Pink Drinks and Fall Appetizers

October 7, 2015

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and The RAM Restaurant and Brewery is introducing their new Drink Pink selections. One dollar from each Pink Drink purchased will be donated to the American Cancer Society to raise awareness and money to help finish the fight.

The Drink Pink features include the popular Soco Sangria with Southern Comfort, merlot, sweet and sour and pineapple juice. The Pink Shandy with Absolute Citron, muddled lemons, simple syrup, Pom Pomegranate juice and topped with RAM Hefeweizen Beer. Guests will also enjoy the Black Opal Marg with el Jimador Blanco Tequila, Chambord Raspberry Liqueur, muddle limes and sweet and sour. The featured wine is Ménage à Trois Rosé, enjoy it by the glass or bottle.

The RAM’s new featured appetizers are the perfect complement to any of their Pink Drinks or frosty RAM hand-crafted beers. The Buffalo Chicken Flatbread is heating up the fall with buffalo sauce, diced buffalo chicken, Wisconsin Mozzarella and Crumbled Blue Cheese, finished with sliced green onion and drizzled ranch dressing. No one can resist the Loaded Stuffed Tater Tots stuffed with cheddar jack cheese, hickory smoked bacon and green onion, served with roasted tomato chili aioli. And the Buffalo Chicken Nachos with cheddar jack cheese, grilled chopped onions, diced celery, buffalo chicken, Wisconsin Blue Cheese crumbled and finished with green onions and ranch dressing round out the menu with a little southwestern flair.

Taste of Fall is on Now at The RAM

September 14, 2015

LAKEWOOD, WA – The RAM and C.B. & Potts Restaurants and Breweries welcome the change of the seasons with the debut of their,” Taste of Fall” special menu. Perfect to accompany cooler temperatures and fall colors, this limited time menu features past favorites in addition to some new and sensational creations. “We have some great items on our fall menu for guests to indulge in and enjoy! Our menu has something that will fit everyone’s taste buds, especially those foodie guests who like to pair our menu with any of our frosty hand-crafted beers,” said James Cassidy, Culinary and Purchasing Director.

“Our Blackened Chicken Mac and Cheese is the comfort food item of the fall!” declares Chef Cassidy. Featuring Cavatappi Pasta in shredded smoked Gouda cheese sauce with garlic roasted shiitake, button and crimini mushrooms and topped with skillet seared and julienned blackened chicken, Wisconsin Mozzarella Cheese, rich marinara and parmesan. “It is the balance of sugar and acid, plus the herbs and spices that are a great complement to the season and our Oktoberfest Bier”, Cassidy added.

For burger lovers, the Rhinelander is the perfect choice! A grilled seasoned beef patty, cooked to your taste and topped with a hearty split bratwurst, stoneground mustard aioli, creamy Wisconsin Havarti Cheese, sautéed onions, red bell pepper and sauerkraut served on a pretzel bun. Of course, The Rhinelander pairs well with any of our fresh and local beers including the Taster Curl. Boasting six beer selections, guests can discover their favorite from the assorted choices always on tap.

In addition to the Blackened Chicken Mac & Cheese and the Rhinelander Burger, a few other fall entrées include a popular Ahi Tuna Melt Sandwich, the Zesty Fire Grilled Steak Salad, and the legendary PBB & JJ Burger featuring a grilled beef patty topped with peanut butter, roasted jalapenos, fresh arugula, house-made roma jam, cheddar cheese and hickory smoked bacon… it is absolutely crazy good!

To start off guest’s experience, The Dublin Quesadilla appetizer is fast becoming a guest favorite! Featuring a flour tortilla, it’s filled with julienned corned beef, Wisconsin Swiss Cheese and sauerkraut served with tasty horseradish cream and Thousand Island dipping sauces.

For dessert, what better way to round out lunch or dinner than with the Granny Smith Apple Fritter? Made with Granny Smith Apples and Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Cider, it’s slow baked to order and served warm with salted caramel and vanilla ice cream.

Along with The Taste of Fall Menu, We are also introducing new drinks including the Mint Tea Mojito, Fireball Strawberry Peach Tea and Deep Eddy Lemon Mint Tea. Beer Cocktails featuring our hand-crafted beers include the “Coconut Blonde, “ with 1800 Coconut Tequila and Blonde Ale, “Jimmy B’s Lemon Hefe,” with Jim Beam and Hefeweizen and the “Angry Blonde,” featuring Angry Orchard Crisp Apple and Blonde Ale.

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The RAM Restaurant and Brewery Helps Raise Over $3,000 for ALS Research

September 4, 2015

LAKEWOOD, WA – The RAM Restaurant and Brewery recently participated in the 3rd annual ‘Ales for ALS,’ a fundraising and awareness campaign to help find a cure for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). The RAM’s “A Cure for What ALS You” small batch seasonal IPA was tapped at all Washington RAM locations for a less than two weeks before selling out with $1 from each pint being donated to ALS TDI, the world’s leader in ALS research.

“The Ales for ALS at The RAM was a huge success, raising $3,071 for the ALS foundation. Our IPA was immensely popular with RAM guests and sold out in less than 2 weeks. We look forward to continuing to help grow the Ales 4 ALS program in 2016,” said Dave Leonard, Directory of Brewery Operations.

The ‘Ales for ALS’ program, created by Loftus Ranches and Hopunion, provides a promising experimental one-of-a-kind hop pellet blend, free-of-charge, to participating brewers to create their special brews. The hop varieties utilized in this year’s blend were selected by Ken and Brian Grossman (Sierra Nevada), John Mallet (Bell’s), Rob Kent (Bear Republic) and Julian Schrago (Beachwood).

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