Monday, February 16, 2009

It's All About the Beer

Beer dinners seem to be the rage. There are two coming up that sound great.

Sardine will host a family-style beer dinner, Mondy March 1. Mix and mingle at 5:30 p.m., dinner served at 5:15 p.m. It includes appetizers, French country dinner and dessert for $40 per person (reservations required). You need to call Sardine for the menu details and to make reservations: 441-1600

The other is a joint effort by Chef Robert Miller of The Old Fashioned and Chef Derek Rowe of Harvest--a Wisconsin Craft Beer Dinner--on March 8 at 6 p.m. at Harvest (tickets required). The dinner will feature 5 beer creations of Brewmaster Kevin Eichelberger, Red Eye Brewing Company, Wausau (who will be on hand for the dinner). Price for the 4-course menu with beer is $55. Call Harvest to purchase tickets: 255-6075. Here is the menu:

Event Menu:

Course #1: Curried mussels with coriander, frisee and citrus
Beer: Bloom

Course #2: Duck confit wwith North African spices
Beer: Thrust

Course #3: Slow roasted pork shoulder with fig molasses and hazelnuts
Beer: Scarlet 7

Course #4: Date almond cake with malted chocolate
Beer: Veruca Stout

Then, moving over to The Old Fashioned to enjoy "IMPERIUM"--a quadrupel dry-hopped double rye IPA. This limited release, super-premium beer will showcase Kevin's ability to masterfully blend unique ingredients, his unusual brewing techiniques and innovation.

1 comment:

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