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Track 7 Brewing Co. hit the scene at the beginning of the year and immediately had a thousand beer lovers chomping at the bit to sample their microbrews on their opening weekend. They've been on my radar since many food trucks make their brewery a regular weekend stop. I've also had the chance to sample their beer a few times, and while the ones I tasted weren't my favorite styles of beer, you can tell that it's well made and not mass produced. Sac Mag's Catherine Warmerdam has a quick profile of them in this month's Sac Mag.

When Ryan and Jeanna Graham and their friends Geoff and Becca Scott launched Track 7 Brewing Co. this past New Year’s Eve in a Spartan warehouse near Sacramento City College, they had no inkling the craft brewery would be an immediate sensation.

“We thought we would have a gentle rollout and slowly build our brand,” explains Ryan Graham. So naturally he and his partners were taken aback when 1,000 beer enthusiasts showed up on opening day. In fact, demand for Track 7’s artisanal beers—which include a downright delicious American amber, a potent American strong ale and a nicely balanced stout—was so great during the first few weeks of business that they were continually running out of product.

When production is in full swing, customers will have a choice of five to six beers on tap at any time, a mix of standbys and seasonal offerings. The owners recently started selling their brews to local bars and restaurants. Their main goal, however, is to simply meet the demand of the popular taproom. “We thought we would have support in this neighborhood, but we didn’t know it would be quite at this level,” says Graham. “It feels like a neighborhood institution already.”

Read the entire story in Sac Mag.

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