Category Archives: Food & Beer

Deschutes Chocolate Beer Pairing Dinner

This Saturday, May 31st, Deschutes Brewery is hosting a Chocolate Beer Pairing Dinner. It starts at 6pm and costs $65 per person (all inclusive). MENU: Passed appetizer – Cocoa and Ancho Dusted Scallops on a Plantain Chip Paired with St Abe Belgian Artisanal Ale Plated Appetizer – Duck Enchilada with Mole Sauce Paired with Chocolate Pale Ale Salad – Blueberry and Micro Green Salad with White Chocolate and Lavender Vinaigrette Paired with Black Butte XX … Continue reading →

The Session #8: Beer and Food

This month’s Session is brought to us by Captain Hops: Beer and Food. I am looking for posts about pairing beer with food or using beer as an ingredient in food. I hope to see recipes, pictures, tasting notes, stories, menus, reviews or anything else that fits the bill of fare. Whether you write about which beer goes best with chili dogs or give your family’s secret recipe for vegan stout stew or post pictures … Continue reading →

Press Release: Flying Dog Brewery Launches Beer Dinner Website

This looks pretty interesting, actually. I’ll dig around the site when I have some time and comment on it in more detail. With the increasing popularity of food and beer pairings, Flying Dog Brewery’s new resource website provides the latest information and ideas on the emerging craft beer trend. BeerDinners.com is dedicated to educating craft beer connoisseurs on the “ins and outs” of custom meals prepared with the intention of accentuating each course with a … Continue reading →

Beer cupcakes

Here’s a recipe for beer cupcakes made using Guinness Stout and topped with cream cheese glaze. Yeah, I’m pretty sure I’m going to have to make these. Previously: Irish stout cake, Beer ice cream, Beer cheesecake!

Matching beer with fine food

Here’s an article on MSNBC highlighting the growing movement of pairing beer with fine foods, bringing more culinary respect to beer, a là wine. Part of the way to win over wine lovers is by showcasing just how well beer can pair with food. [Jim] Koch [founder and brewer of the Boston Beer Company/Sam Adams] worked with Jason Miller, executive chef of David Burke’s Primehouse in downtown Chicago, to create a special menu for BusinessWeek … Continue reading →