East Coast Versus West Coast Beer Dinner at Lola's on Harrison
|Portland, Maine's Shipyard Brewery has us shouting "East Siiiiide!"|
On one side, you've got the big, bold flavors of aggressive hops and extreme vertical malts.
On another, you've got the creative blends of old-world styles kicked up with American ingenuity.
That's the sort of parlance that will be on display at Lola's on Harrison's East Coast Versus West Coast Beer Dinner, going down September 24 at 8:30 p.m. Chef Michael Wagner will pit the aggressive tendencies of West Coast craft brewers against the innovative traditions of the East, offering pours of both beers paired with a single dish in a winner-take-all throwdown. The four-course meal will feature fall flavors as well, at a cost of $65 per person all-inclusive.
Full menu after the cut.
Cherrystone clams stuffed with smoked turkey bacon, lemon zest, roasted garlic fresh herb bread crumbs, New Mexican chili, and wheat ale butter.
Paired with Blue Point Pale Ale versus Stone Pale Ale
Yukon Gold potato soup with caramelized leeks, Winter warmer beer, roasted German bratwurst, and minced garlic chives.
Paired with East Coast Beer TBD versus Rogue Maierfest
Parmesan-crusted, grilled New York sirloin with sweet potato au gratin, Swank Farms sautéed rainbow Swiss chard, and brown ale demi-glace.
Paired with Smutty Nose Old Brown Dog versus West Coast TBD
Pumpkin cheesecake with spiced graham cracker crust, caramelized pumpkin, toasted pecans, and pumpkin ale caramel.
Paired with Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale versus Buffalo Bill Pumpkin Ale
Seating is limited. Reserve your spot here.