Executive chef Liam LaCivita and chef de cuisine Andy Bennett will prepare four courses, each of which they'll serve with a different beer from Heavy Seas Brewing, of Baltimore, Maryland. Jonathan McIntire —the local representative for the brewery— will present the Heavy Seas beers.
But, there is a twist. McGregor will offer an alternate beer choice for each course, and diners can choose their preference.
-Green mango salad
Prawns, cilantro, crushed peanuts
Prosit Imperial Oktoberfest Lager
8% alcohol-by-volume (abv)
Vs. New Belgium Lips of Faith Bier de Mars
- -Slow Roasted Arctic charr
Charred green onion, Romesco sauce.
Small Craft Warning Uber Pils
Vs. Old Speckled Hen
- -Seared quail
Smoked apple purée, wild mushroom and foie gras arancini
Holy Sheet Uber Abbey Ale (draft)
9% abv. Dark and spicy 'abbey-style' ale.
Vs. Corsendonk Abbey Brown Ale
- -Orange hazelnut mousse
Loose Cannon American Hop3 IPA
7.25% abv. 98pts —RateBeer.com
Vs. Hofstettner Granitbock
See photos from the dinner: here.
- Tuesday, 6 March. At 6:30pm "sharp!" says McGregor.
- $55 + tax and gratuity
- Reserve a seat by calling Lyon Hall at 703.741.7636
- Address: 3100 Washington Boulevard (at N. Highland Street)
Arlington (Clarendon), Virginia.
- Facebook: LyonHall
- Web: lyonhallarlington.com
Caveat lector: As a representative for Select Wines, Inc. —a wine and beer wholesaler in northern Virgina— I sell the beers of Heavy Seas Brewing.