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Re: Beer dinner pairings help
« Reply #30 on: January 15, 2013, 08:24:06 AM »
I'm still amazed this is even possible.
Which part?

Getting to design a menu for a restaurant sounded really cool and something I've never heard of. The 'pop-up brewpub' concept blew my mind.
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Re: Beer dinner pairings help
« Reply #31 on: January 15, 2013, 08:52:50 AM »
I'm still amazed this is even possible.
Which part?

Getting to design a menu for a restaurant sounded really cool and something I've never heard of. The 'pop-up brewpub' concept blew my mind.

Ah, nice :) Thanks! We'll see how it goes.
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« Reply #32 on: January 16, 2013, 09:11:51 AM »
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Re: Beer dinner pairings help
« Reply #33 on: January 16, 2013, 01:20:31 PM »
I am jealous of your proximity to Paris...
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Re: Beer dinner pairings help
« Reply #34 on: January 16, 2013, 04:31:34 PM »
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Re: Beer dinner pairings help
« Reply #35 on: January 17, 2013, 05:38:34 AM »
I am jealous of your proximity to Paris...

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« Reply #36 on: January 17, 2013, 08:21:28 PM »
I am jealous of your proximity to Paris...

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Ah but I see proximity has jaded you!
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Re: Beer dinner pairings help
« Reply #37 on: January 21, 2013, 03:53:09 AM »
Lunch went SUPER well. Had 21 people in total, not a lot, but enough to recuperate costs. Next month, Garrett Oliver is coming to Paris, and we're going to try to get him to be at the beer lunch then. On the menu: Jambalaya?
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« Reply #38 on: January 21, 2013, 10:32:24 AM »
Bien!

Or Gumbo!
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Re: Beer dinner pairings help
« Reply #39 on: January 21, 2013, 10:53:44 AM »
Sounds like a fun challenge phil. I think your pairings sound decent enough unless you want to go out on a limb and take some chances. However, your pairings seem like they'll work fine.

Best of luck to you!
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Re: Beer dinner pairings help
« Reply #40 on: January 22, 2013, 04:09:56 AM »
Sounds like a fun challenge phil. I think your pairings sound decent enough unless you want to go out on a limb and take some chances. However, your pairings seem like they'll work fine.

Best of luck to you!

I am ALL about going out on limbs ron - what would you recommend?

Here's the link to the event ticket site: http://sundaybeerlunch2.brownpapertickets.com/

And here's the menu - what do you think?
Entree: mini fried oyster po-boys w/ remoulade; brooklyn brewery pils
Main: jambalaya with smoked chicken & andouille; brooklyn EIPA
Dessert: Apple Fritters; brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout

I dunno if any of you guys know Cajun music, but we're going to have Sarah Savoy over as well to play some cajun music. She's the daughter of Marc and Ann Savoy (they are pretty well known accordionists).

We'll also have a HOT SAUCE BAR.
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Re: Beer dinner pairings help
« Reply #41 on: January 22, 2013, 05:38:19 AM »
That was an excellent call on the jambalaya paired with East India IPA.  It sounds delicious.
Not sure about the stout with desert though.  It's hard to imagine the roastiness of the beer going with the sweetness of the fritters or the chocolate flavors going well with apples.  I think something lighter would go better with the fritters, maybe Sarachi Ace, since you seem to be on a Brooklyn theme.
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Re: Beer dinner pairings help
« Reply #42 on: January 22, 2013, 06:18:07 AM »
That was an excellent call on the jambalaya paired with East India IPA.  It sounds delicious.
Not sure about the stout with desert though.  It's hard to imagine the roastiness of the beer going with the sweetness of the fritters or the chocolate flavors going well with apples.  I think something lighter would go better with the fritters, maybe Sarachi Ace, since you seem to be on a Brooklyn theme.

If I can get it - there are only a small number of Sorachis coming up via container, otherwise they don't have distribution here yet.
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Re: Beer dinner pairings help
« Reply #43 on: January 22, 2013, 06:19:33 AM »
What I like about the stout idea is the roastiness, which would hopefully give a bit of coffee to it, and that makes you think 'apple pie and coffee' which is a fun combo. Perhaps a coffee stout instead...
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Re: Beer dinner pairings help
« Reply #44 on: January 22, 2013, 07:31:17 AM »
Phil, the chocolate stout is alittle more chocolate than coffee so like there web site says cheese cake or fruit tart or vanilla ice cream would work well. The menu sounds delish.
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