Outdoor Misting Systems Transform Seasonal Traditions into Year Round Opportunities

Amidst the changing colors of tree leaves and a nod to the onset of chillier moods, the autumn season has a vibe all its own.  Fall, typically, heralds a break from summer temps offering a new set of flavorful foods and beverages to suit the weather.  As climate change continues to confuse Mother Nature, higher temperatures are lingering throughout the Greater Sacramento Region.   Unseasonably hot temps means locals can drink a cold craft brew or enjoying a bratwurst in the sunshine.  If you prefer a patio or garden setting to sip and sample tasty Fall traditions, you may want to choose a pub or restaurant featuring comfortable outdoor misting systems. 

“Oktoberfestivities” and Outdoor Misting Systems

Der Biergarten, located in Midtown Sacramento is a unique site that has been designed as a full outdoor beer garden experience. The festive atmosphere is meant for mingling with Corn Hole, Foosball and Ping Pong arranged to start the conversation.  Der Beirgarten’s setting has traditional Biergarten tables with a large bar and restroom convenience area made out of cargo containers. While the month of October, signals cheer for those who adore the German folkfest of lore, Oktoberfest, Sacramento beer lovers can enjoy authentic German beers and sausage year round. With outdoor misting systems at the ready during warmer days, patrons at Der Biergarten won’t sweat their Lederhosen to party outside.

Der Biergarten Celebrates Traditional German Brew and Fare

With 32 beers on draft, including their own brew, Der Biergarten pours German, Belgium, Craft, Stout/Porter, IPA’s and more. They also offer cocktails such Tito’s Moscow Mule that pairs well with some of their famous “Belgies”.  Belgies are an interesting mix of meats, veggies and cheeses served on a “savory” waffle accompanied by Sauerkraut, a pickle, and a choice of Cucumber or German Potato Salad. The menu, also, highlights an assortment of traditional German food including a sausage platter, customer favorite, a Kasespatzle (German Mac & Cheese) and the perfect dough to dip into your beer…the internationally recognized, Pretzel!

Koolfog Taste Team Faves:

Der Biergarten Schofferhofer Starbust

Experimental Beer 4.o% ABV

A truly unique beer. A tale of two beers. The bottom is grapefruit befeweizen and then topped with local two rivers pomegranate cider

Dog Haus Dog

Old Fashioned Fruankfurter with Sauerkraut,Mustard, Tomatoe & Onions on a German Roll

Apple  Strudel

Traditional German Strudel served warm

Garden Party Fun All Year Round!

Visitors to Der Biergarten don’t have to fret that the end of October is coming. Guests to this amazing venue can imbibe, nosh and socialize in any month. You can also book a party to share the array of mouthwatering eats and beyond basic beers.  These folks take their hops seriously!   Just check out their website for specifics but if it’s cold out they have Winter hours and if it’s hot they have Summer hours…even more time to grab a seat under the outdoor misting systems to a swig a pint or two.

 Der Biergarten is located at 2332 K Street, Midtown Sacramento; www.beergardensacramento.com

 

Dining Under the Misters: Cool off at Crawdads On The River!

Summer in Sacramento sizzles… and we are not just talking about the heat. As temperatures rise so does the Sacramento Valley restaurant and dining scene, attracting patrons seeking amazing food, refreshing cocktails and robust entertainment. With local fresh farm fare, mixologists at the ready and a lively riverfront, eateries located near the Riverbank Marina make a splash.

Established in 1986, Crawdads On River is a restaurant & bar sporting sensational sunset views and a festive riverside vibe. It’s reputation has grown into a known hot spot that caters to a diverse crowd seeking a great location to hang out, unwind, and savor the best of this quintessential California inland waterfront experience. Crawdads On The River’s contemporary menu serves up daily specials, seafood and traditional American pub plates with a bit of Cajun influence to create their “River Staples”, and a patio with misters to keep you cool when dining outdoors.

Koolfog “Taste Team” Favorite:

BUCKET O’ CRAWDADS
• Crawdads, corn on the cob, red potato, andouille sausage & creole seasonings

Did you know?
• Crawdads are fresh water crustaceans.
• Also, known as Crayfish, there are over 330 species in North America.
• They can be found in Northern California’s ponds, lakes, streams, and rivers.

May We Suggest these mouth-watering dishes:

CRAWDADS CHOWDER FRIES
• French Fries, Crawdads Clam Chowder, Cheddar Cheese, Bacon, green onions and Parsley

CREOLE BURRITO
• Cod, Andouille sausage, crawdads, cabbage, rice, creole aioli, sour cream & cotija Cheese

SEAFOOD SIMMER
• Crawfish tails, clams, mussels, and cod simmered in creole broth. Served with toast points

Of course, our Koolfog “Taste Team” prefers dining under the misters with discreet fog nozzles artfully placed for optimum guest comfort. The outdoor patio is a colorful atmosphere that offers up cool Delta breezes with the whisper of gentle waves mingling with the buzz of the crowd and the hum of boats cruising along the waterway. Top that with our Koolfog evaporative misting system and the environment is perfect place to relax, refresh, and enjoy some happy hour specials or a blended, frozen treat.

Entertainment options are plenty at this cantina including Karaoke Thursdays and a summer season filled with live music on Saturday’s, sponsored by Mastercraft.

Crawdads On The River is situated at 1375 Garden Highway, Sacramento. For hours, reservations, brunch & special event info be sure to visit saccrawdads.com.

 

Photo Courtesy @madisonhudson for Crawdads On The River