SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 3, 2015) – Celebrate the beginning of autumn in rail-related
style with the California State Railroad Museum Foundation during a one-night-only “Ales on the
Rails” brew sampling event on Friday evening, October 2, 2015. Amid the historic backdrop of the
California State Railroad Museum and while surrounded by remarkable vintage full-size cars and
locomotives, this special fundraising event will highlight some of the area’s most exciting restaurants
and breweries, and will include an indoor/outdoor tasting experience, entertaining live music by Hot
City, a silent auction and more.
“Ales on the Rails” ticket holders will enjoy sampling scrumptious appetizers provided by a number
of leading local restaurants and catering companies such as Capital City Catering, Courtyard
D'ORO, Crisp Catering, Fat’s Family of Restaurants, Howe It's Done Catering and The Melting
Pot. As a centerpiece to the event, brew samples will be provided by nearly 20 outstanding
breweries that include the following: Amador Brewing Company, Carneros Brewing Company,
Device Brewing Company, Gordon Biersch, Heretic Brewing Company, Hoppy Brewing
Company, Knee Deep Brewing Company, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Mraz Brewing
Company, New Glory Craft Brewery, New Helvetia Brewing Co., Rubicon Brewing Company,
Six Rivers Brewery, St. Killian Importing Co., Track 7 Brewing Co., Wildcard Brewing,
WildCide Cider and Yolo Brewing Company. To help keep the beers cold and refreshing, a much
needed supply of ice will also be generously provided by Arctic Glacier Inc.
An early sell-out is expected and regular “Ales on the Rails” admission tickets cost $50 per adult and
include beer and appetizer samplings, a commemorative glass and access to live music. A limited
number of VIP tickets are available for $65 each that also include entry to VIP tasting cars, exclusive
beer and food samples, and a VIP swag bag. In addition, designated driver admission is $25 per
person and includes all general admission perks except for the brew sampling. All guests must be
21 years or older and a photo ID must be shown when picking up tickets at Will Call.
Proceeds from “Ales on the Rails” benefit the California State Railroad Museum Foundation whose
mission is to raise awareness and generate revenue to support the prized and world-class railroad
destinations that include the California State Railroad Museum, Railtown 1897 in Jamestown and
the future Railroad Technology Museum. For more information about the Foundation or to purchase
advance “Ales on the Rails” tickets, please call 916-445-5995 or visit www.csrmf.org.