Fire Works Pizzeria in Arlington, Virginia, presents a beer dinner with the Brooklyn Brewery (from, of course, Brooklyn, New York City, New York), Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at 7pm.
Chef Frank Mayo will prepare the 5 course dinner. Restaurant manager Mike Berry will host the dinner. In a confluence of Mikes, brewery representative Mike Ferry will provide the commentary on the 6 beers to be tasted.
- Brooklyn Lager (draft)
How standard American lagers may have tasted years ago: all-malt with firm hop backbone. 5.2% abv.
- Main Engine Start (draft)
An American-brewed Belgian-style pale ale. Spicy, golden. 6.8% abv.
Porte Salute Cheese & Andouille Sausage Mini-Calzones with Spicy Mustard Sauce
- Summer Ale (draft)
An example of a light-hued American-brewed British bitter. 5% abv. Charred Shrimp Bruschetta with Shaved Manchego Cheese
- Sorachi Ace (750-ml bottles)
A saison-style ale, brewed with lemony Sorachi hops from Japan. 7.6% abv.
Ginger-Orange Carrot Bisque
- Local 1 (750-ml bottles)
Belgian-style strong golden ale, re-fermented in the bottle. 9% abv.
Herb-Crusted Lamb Loin with Fried Goat Cheese & Marinated Tomatoes
- 2007 Vintage Monster Barleywine Ale (draft)
Vinous, sweet malt barleywine (strong ale). 10.8% abv.
Sticky Toffee Pudding