FAQs

Beer Club FAQs 

What is the Lazy Dog Beer Club (LDBC)?
LDBC is a quarterly subscription membership created by beer lovers, for beer lovers. It gives you the opportunity to try beer from some of our favorite craft brewers. Each quarter, members get a Beer Kit for at home consumption + additional member benefits.

What is included in the quarterly beer kit?
Each kit is designed around a unique idea + will include 8 bottles and/or cans of hard to find beer from 3 different craft breweries.  It will also include things like custom merch, limited edition prints, + things that make you smile. 

When are the kit releases?
Kits will release for a set 21 day pick up window.  In 2019, those windows will start in January, April, July and October. 

What are the other member benefits?
• Throwback LDBC Cooler Bag when you join (new members only)
• Automatic Draft Beer Upgrades – 22 oz beer for the price of a 16 oz beer on draft beer*
• Priority access to shop rare beer releases + small batch merch

How much does LDBC cost?
You can join the LDBC for only $35/ quarter + tax.   You can either pre-pay for a full year or be automatically billed each quarter.

What is a Charter Member?
For a limited time, you can join as a Charter Member when they purchase a membership for a full year. In addition to all the Beer Club benefits, Charter Members get:
• Beer upgrades for anyone dining in your dining party
• Charter Member embroidered patch
• Seat on the LDBC Advisory Board

What is the LDBC Advisory Board?
The LDBC Advisory Board is a group of Beer Club Members that we invite to give us feedback on our releases, help us pick our featured brewers and special merchandise.

When do my membership benefits start?
You will start getting beer upgrades, be able to purchase beer club merchandise and rare beers as they become available the first day you join the club.  Starting in November, you will be also able to pick up your LDBC Throwback Cooler at your home restaurant.  You can pick up your first kit release the first quarter after you join. For example, if you join February 15 you would be eligible for the April release. 

When do my membership benefits expire?
Your benefits expire at the end of the last quarter for which you have made payment.

Which are the participating restaurants?
Roseville, Folsom, Concord, Dublin, Cupertino, Torrance, Downey, Cerritos, Fresno, Valencia, Temecula, HB, Irvine, Brea, West Covina, Summerlin, Town Square, Newark, Rancho Cucamonga

See lazydogrestaurants.com/locations for the address and hours of each location.

How do I get my LDBC Throwback Cooler Bag?
You can immediately pick up your cooler from your home restaurant.  Just give your server your member ID or phone number.  Please note that coolers are for new members only and limited to one per address.

How do I get my beer upgrade?
You can start upgrading your beers the first day that you join the program.  Just tell your server that you are a member of the Beer Club and give them either your member ID or phone number when you order.  You can use your upgrade at any Lazy Dog location.  The upgrade is available on draft beers which vary by location.*  You can use your upgrade benefit up to twice a day for up to 5 beers per check (or for up to 20 beers if you are a Charter Member).

How do I get my kit?
Each quarter, pick up your kit at your home restaurant (gold star if you bring your awesome LDBC cooler bag to keep your beer cold on the way home).  Just check in with the host and give them your member ID or phone number.  In 2019, the releases will take place in January, April, July and October.  We will send you an email letting you know when your kit will be ready for pick up.  In order to make sure you are getting fresh beer, you will have 21 days to pick up your kit once it is released. 

When will I be charged for the next quarter?
If you have a quarterly membership, you will be charged for the next quarter on the 25th of the third month of the preceding quarter (say that 6 times fast).  Specifically, credit cards will be charged on 25th of March, June, September and December.

I’m a Charter Member, when will I get my patch?
You will get your patch in January along with the first kit release.

Can I get my kit shipped to me?
Right now, we are not able to ship beer.

 

*Not applicable on select high ABV beers + cannot be combined with Happy Hour.