You guys, I gotta tell you, I started to write a completely different post this week. I have most of the other one done, but then I started to really reflect on 2019. In my personal life, I’ve started a practice of gratitude journaling. It turns out that my personal life and my Trek life are very intertwined. It also turns out in reflecting on 2019 in my personal life, I realized how amazing it would be to reflect on the year at Trek. In doing so, I realized how absolutely incredible it was, and I decided that today’s post is going to be a post of gratitude.
2019 was the first full year of being REALLY open at Trek. We started the year strong, open 6 days a week. We added a limited menu of pizzas and snacks, and we started off the year with 8 Trek Beers on tap, and an awesome list of guest taps.
We really focused on giving back to our community this year. We had some really incredible events including our .5K-The Run With A Point, the #Morethan4 Celebration for Pediatric Cancer, our Fireworks For Good party, and our Black Friday party in support of the Food Pantry. We hosted a Trek Together night every week, and had 22 nights specifically going towards a community partner. This year, gifts from Trek Brewing Company alone raised over $8,000. We were a part of projects that raised over $303,000 for charitable causes in Central Ohio.
In 2019 we brewed 26 unique beers. We managed to keep at least 5 of our own on tap at all times. We ended 2019 with a board full of Trek beers.
We established several weekly events, including Mug Club Monday, Trivia on Wednesdays, and Trek Together Thursday. These events have started to really take off, and we’re seeing a thriving and vibrant taproom. We formed a partnership with Weathervane Playhouse and we’re looking forward to the Stand Up Showdown Comedy series for the winter of 2020 (starts TONIGHT). We’ve done several live music events at Trek and we’re looking forward to booking more in 2020.
2019 was good to us. We will forever be grateful for the year that started us off on this incredible journey. 2020 is already looking amazing. We invite you to come along with us on our Trek. We’re looking forward to building this incredible adventure with you, and we can’t wait to see how far it will go!