The crew at Iron Hill is pairing up with Jose’s for a vegetarian beer dinner featuring guest chef Eric Anderson of Essene and Jose Pistola’s executive chef Brenton Wallace. This is a dinner you cannot miss out on.
Introduction beer: Vienna Lager This amber Austrian lager has a distinct bready malt aroma and flavor followed by a crisp clean finish and a spicy hop aroma contributed by the use of Saaz hops. Winner of a Bronze medal at the 1999 GABF and Silver medal at the 2008 World Beer Cup.
1st course – Chilled cucumber and cantelope soup paired with,
Heywood; Golden sour ale fermented with 100% Brettanomyces. This wild yeast is characterized by an assertive tartness, fruitiness and overall funkiness! Not a beer for neophytes!
2nd course – Saitan Pastilla with puff pastry paired with;
American Brown Ale; Roasty and chocolatey malt notes mingle with an assertive American hop aroma and bitternss.
3rd Course – Arugula salad, red onion, toasted pinenuts, with a California Chevre’ in a golden balsamic dijon vinagrette paired with;
Belgian Triple; Traditional Belgian-style golden strong ale, complex aroma and flavor of plums, spice and bananas with a refreshing balanced bitterness. Three time GABF Bronze medal winner, 2002, 2003 and 2004.
4th course – Roasted root vegetable pan fried fritter, black truffle lentils, forest mushrooms with a porcini reduction paired with;
Baltic Porter; lighter in color but higher in alcohol than its London cousin. Distinct malt sweetness and roast character, with a clean finish.
AND Saison; Belgian-style farmhouse ale. Unfiltered, bright and light bodied, yet the yeast gives it a character that is earthy, fruity and spicy with a refreshing finish
Desert – Vanilla Peanut butter mousse with an espresso bean cookie paired with;
Bourbon Aged Wee Heavy; Our strong Scotch Ale, aged in Eagle Rare bourbon barrels. Distinct sweet malt character is entwined in the bourbon and vanilla flavors.
The dinner will be on Tuesday May 13th at 7:00
Price is $65 and reservations will be taken at 215-545-4101