Thursday, April 21, 2011

Venti's Rocks Belgian Style at Dinner May 22nd

The Salem Beeriverse will go have another big bang with a Belgian Beer dinner on Sunday, May 22nd at 2pm. 40 seats will be available and are $45 each. Don't wait!

The supper will have a different beer paired with each of the five courses. Most of the beers with be from New Belgium.

From the blurb:
Commentary on Belgian style beer and cuisine by Venti's Beer Czar-Matthew Killikelly

Special Guest: New Belgium Beer Ranger-Matt Robertson will be discussing New Belgium Brewing
Hopefully the weather's great enough that Matt can rock the Ranger gear and ride the Ranger-mobile! In any case there are prizes and bonus beers.
New Belgium Raffle: Every guest will get a gift courtesy of New Belgium Brewing to be drawn during the event

Special Tappings: In addition to the beers listed below we will also be tapping several other rare treats, which will be available for sale at the bar for the first time during the pairing supper including: Elysian/New Belgium collaboration Trip VIII-Imperial IPA, and the newest offering from New Belgium's Lips of Faith Series Le Terrior-Dry Hopped American Wild Ale. Plus other Belgian and Belgian inspired rarities.

Salad - Belgian Chevre Endive Salad -Fresh Endives with mixed mesclun greens, herbed Chevre goat cheese, Granny Smith Apples, chopped Hazelnuts drizzled with a honey balsamic reduction. Pairing: New Belgium Mothership Wit
Soup - Flemish Waterzooi Soup- Classic creamy fish soup made with Shrimp, Monkfish, purple Potatoes and carrots in a tarragon and fennel infused broth.
Pairing: New Belgium Tripel

Appetizer - Moules Marinaire-Mussels in white wine and garlic steamed in a broth of white wine, butter, shallots and garlic.
Pairing: Boon-Geuze

Entrée - Vlaamase Stoofkarbonaden-Tender beef shoulder, poached in New Belgium-1554 black ale, with vegetables and finished with a raspberry champagne sauce and served with Belgian style pomme frites and a thyme, parsley mayonnaise side.
Pairings: New Belgium Abbey Ale

Dessert - Belgian Chocolate mousse with Waffle- Belgian dark chocolate mousse served with hot, crispy waffles with a Northwest cherry glaze.
Pairing: Choice of New Belgium/Boon Kriek (Cherry) Lambic or Ommegang Double Chocolate Indulgence Belgian stout
Vegetarians will need to consult elsewhere to learn their choices. Looks scrumptious!

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