DC Beer Week – Two Big Beer Dinners Lined Up
The inaugural 2009 Washington, DC Beer Week will feature more than a dozen domestic and international breweries and involve restaurants and bars from all sectors of the district. The 5-day extravaganza of beer tasting events will give consumers an opportunity to meet and greet with brewers, experience food and beer pairings, and learn about beer styles and the history of brewing. Here are two beer dinners, one at Granville Moore’s, and one at The Reef.
Wed Dec 2
“Dr. Granville Moore’s Duvel/ Moortgat Beer Dinner”
1223 H St, NE
H St Corridor
Washington, DC 7 pm
Info and Menu (via executive Sous Chef Stephan Chapman)-
Come Join us for a night of good beer and delicious food. For $70 a person you can come enjoy the following:
Southern Fried Frogs Legs, Feta Dip
Beer Pairing- Duvel Green
Lobster Crème Brulee with Montchevre Boucheron and Half Roasted Tomatoes
Beer Pairing- Maredsous 10
Topneck Clams, Caramelized Fennel, Parsley, Brown Butter
Beer Pairing- Ommegang Hennepin
Ostrich Filet, Braised Brussel Sprouts, Sour Cherry Sauce
Beer Pairing- Ommegang Three Philosophers
Fig Bread Pudding
Beer Pairing- Ommegang Abbey Ale
Of course there will be surprises throughout the night…
Additional courses? Another beer? T-Shirts? Backrubs?
Spots are limited so please RSVP today
Other Notables- Leading the night will be the baddest Mo F’ing Beer Drinking Vegan in DC- Steven Cardello of Duvel/ Moortgat USA.
Thu Dec 10
“Hoppy Holidays Beer Dinner at the Reef”
2446 18th St NW
Washington, DC 7 PM
Thursday, December 10th, Starting at 7pm.
Beer Dinner includes 4 courses, 5 beers and a Rogue Dead Guy whiskey toast. $50 for beer dinner.
DJ Jeff Wells will be spinning and judging the dance contest to follow
Free Jeroboam of Allagash to the best dancer!
RSVP early as the dinner will likely sell out quickly
Menu from Reef Executive Chef Connor Ireland-
Course 1: Platter of two dips, lemony olive tapenade with hopus and muhummara for the twilight, with lavash.
Beer Pairings- Brasserie Lefevrbe “Hopus”, Victory Brewing Co. “Yakima Twilight”.
Course 2: Chicken pate ravioli with a bundle of long and flat beans.
Beer Pairing- Brasserie De Koninck “Winter Koninck”.
Course 3: Preserved chili stuffed with rice and sausage.
Beer Pairing- Allagash “Oddessey” Vintage 09
Course 4: Duck breast stuffed with chestnuts and cherries
Beer Pairing- Troegs “Mad Elf” Vintage 09
Course 5: A big piece of strong gingerbread with molasses compound butter
Beer Pairing- Liefmans “Kriek” Vintage 07- served “Gluhked” (spiced and mulled for the holiday season)
Digestif- Rogue Dead Guy Whiskey
CASK- Every Thursday is Cask night @ the Reef and Thu 12/10 will be Bell’s Double Cream Stout