Wanna see if I really know what I am talking about? Come check out my handy work during SF Beer Week…
Monday Night February 8th – 515 Kitchen and Cocktails, Santa Cruz, CA – A Beer vs. Wine Valentine – Eight Course Tasting Menu with Beer and Wine Pairings: I work with Chef Caleb Hanscom on a regular basis. I will be pairing beers from the Duvel Moortgat catalog, Jennifer Moore is pulling her wine pairings from the Classic Wines of California portfolio. Menu
Tuesday Night February 9th – Bar Crudo, San Francisco, CA – Beer vs. Wine …and Fish – Five Course Sustainable Seafood Menu with Beer and Wine Pairings: This is the most ambitious menu I have ever worked on. It is an honor to be working with Bar Crudo, one of the most unique and exciting restaurants in all of San Francisco. Menu – Reservations call 415-409-0679 or visit http://www.barcrudo.com
Wednesday Night February 10th – The Monk’s Kettle, San Francisco, CA – Official SF Brewer’s Guild Dinner – Six Course Menu with a beer pairing representing each of the Brewer’s Guild Member Breweries, Gordon Biersch, Beach Chalet, 21st Amendment, Thirsty Bear, Speakeasy and Magnolia: At Monk’s Kettle we do a paired beer dinner each month. Generally these focused on one specific brewery. This time we have selected one beer from each of the city’s breweries and designed a menu to compliment. Menu
*This event has sold out. Brewer’s Guild beers will all be available for individual purchase when we re-open to general public around 11pm.
Thursday Night February 11th – The Monk’s Kettle, San Francisco, CA – Generations of Bastards – A vertical tasting of Stone Brewing Company’s “Double Bastard Ale:” ’06 Oaked Dbl Bastard, ‘07 Dbl Bastard and ‘08 Dbl Bastard. Supplies are limited, this flight will be available for one night only. $16 for the beer, $20 with cheese pairing.