Sunday, April 17, 2011

Tuesday: Brooklyn Brewing & Fire Works Beer Dinner

Fire Works American Pizzeria

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 Brewing Company

  • Brooklyn Lager (draft)
    How standard American lagers may have tasted years ago: all-malt with firm hop backbone. 5.2% abv.
    Greeter Beer

  • 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
UPDATE: Photos from the dinner: here

  • Fire Works
    2350 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22201
    Phone: 703.527.8700. Facebook page.
    Reservations are $75 (including tax and gratuity).

  • Caveat lector: As a representative for Select Wines, Inc. —a wine and beer wholesaler in northern Virgina— I sell the beers of Brooklyn Brewery.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the info! I was looking for a place to eat some dinner this evening. :)


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