Annual Rocktoberfest Celebration Kicks Off Today, Commemorates 25 Years Of Rock Bottom Heritage

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Brewery Restaurant Brings Back Award-Winning Fall Favorite Lager and Introduces New Specials at Restaurants Nationwide

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Brewery Restaurant Brings Back Award-Winning Fall Favorite Lager and Introduces New Specials at Restaurants Nationwide

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Prost to Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery and celebrate its 25th anniversary with the return of its annual Rocktoberfest brew and featured menu for a limited-time at its 29 restaurants across the country. To further celebrate, Rock Bottom will be hosting special tapping parties at all locations where one guest will have the chance to win a giveaway for free Brewery Nachos for a year.*


From Sept. 13 through Oct. 16, guests can enjoy Rock Bottom's award-winning Rocktoberfest, an Oktoberfest-style beer with a rich, toasted malt character and a subtle hop finish. In addition, Rock Bottom will introduce its Apple & Cranberry Rum Soda, a new signature cocktail featuring Bacardi Silver, DeKuyper® Apple Pucker, cranberry juice and sour with a splash of soda.

"We are excited to invite our guests to stop in during our annual Rocktoberfest celebration at the height of our 25th anniversary and introduce them to our award-winning lager accompanied by craveable brewhouse favorites like our Rocktoberfest Combo," said Stan Frankenthaler, chief officer of food, beverage and strategic supply for CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc. "There's no better time to share food and enjoy an engaging craft beer experience where you can connect with family and friends. Come in and celebrate a tradition that is over two decades in the making with your local brewer and team.

Rock Bottom's limited-time menu of Oktoberfest-inspired recipes will include:

  • Rocktoberfest Combo – A classic combination of Rock Bottom's jalapeño cheddar pretzel bites, cheddar bratwurst skewers, and santa fe fries with spinach dip and smoky mustard.
  • Brewery Nachos with Chicken – Our signature appetizer topped with chicken, black beans, cheddar & pepper jack cheeses, tomatoes, jalapeños, red onions and cilantro. Served with salsa.
  • Drunken Ribeye – A 12 oz. Ribeye steak topped with our dark ale sauce, crimini mushrooms and bacon. Served with garlic potato wedges and bacon garlic brussel sprouts.
  • Cheddar Brat Sausage Platter – Three cheddar bratwursts with garlic potato wedges and bacon garlic brussel sprouts.
  • Fish & Chips – A Rock Bottom classic! Our own beer-battered cod served golden brown with french fries, apple coleslaw and housemade cajun remoulade.

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About Rock Bottom
Rock Bottom Restaurant and Breweries are casual dining establishments that deliver an engaging craft beer experience.  They feature a quality selection of beer brewed on site by local brewers, food inspired by popular American cravings, a comfortable atmosphere, and personal service where everyone feels like they belong and can connect over stories and inspiration about craft beer.  The Rock Bottom menu features a wide variety of items ranging from classic favorites like Jalapeno Pretzel Stix and Brewery Nachos, to innovative dishes like Classic Mac 'N Chicken, Beer-Battered Fish and Chips, and Bacon Cheddar Burger. Rock Bottom operates in 17 states from coast to coast.

About CraftWorks
CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc. is the largest craft brewery restaurant operator in the country with nearly 200 franchised and company-owned restaurants primarily operating under the Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants and Rock Bottom Restaurants & Breweries brands. As a leader in the casual dining segment, CraftWorks also operates strong regional brands, including ChopHouse and Big River, and employs more than 12,000 people throughout the U.S. All of CraftWorks' restaurant brands have innovative menus with made-from-scratch food and a vast selection of unique craft beer, as well as unbeatable service and loyalty programs that tout over a half-million active members. Based in Broomfield, Colo., CraftWorks is not only committed to serving its loyal guests, but also the communities in which its restaurants operate. In 2000, the CraftWorks Foundation was formed and has contributed millions of dollars, positively impacting communities throughout the country. For additional information about CraftWorks, the foundation and its craft brewery restaurant brands, please visit

Rachel Tabacnic
Fish Consulting

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