As part of a new dinner series, La Peg Brasserie will be featuring local brewing company Saint Benjamin at a beer dinner on Wednesday, December 2nd at 6:30pm-10PM.
The menu will feature: 5 beers (8 oz. pours) and 4 courses at $50 per person.
Featured beers are: Liaison Saison, Saison Du Jour VII, Foul Weather Jack English Ale, Inca, and Koffee Kolsh.
Menu and pairings are as follows:
- Aperitif Beer
Liaison Saison – 8.0% ABV- A lightly hopped, dry saison with notes of peppercorn and a slight lavender finish. This floral beer appeals to Saison aficionados as well as casual beer drinkers.
- 1st course: Winter Salad
Chesnuts, bacon lardons, seared mushrooms, celery root, escarole, red onion and poached pear
Beer: Foul Weather Jack English Ale – 4.5% ABV- A Classic English Mild Ale named for a British Admiral. Every time this 18th century sailor went to sea he went in a doomed ship that sank due to beastly weather. The Foul Weather Jack is a dry, roasty, session beer, with chocolate notes. It is equally satisfying on a hot summer day, or a cold rainy night at sea.
- 2nd course: Fois Gras Terrine
Reisling thyme gelee spice bread and sea salt
Beer: Saison Du Jour VII – 6.8% ABV – combines a simple malt bill of pilsner and unmalted rye with huge additions of continental hop varietals. Unrestrained fermentation with a special Belgian yeast produces an exceptionally dry and aromatic example of a traditionally styled Saison.
- 3rd course: Seafood Choucroute
Monkfish, scallops, shrimp, sauerkraut, fingerling potatoes, parsley beurre blanc
Beer: Inca – 5.4% ABV – An India Cream Ale, Inca is our reinvention of a classic American style with West Coast sensibilities. Light and hoppy.
- Dessert: Kugelhopf
Alasatian brioche, coffee creme anglaise and vanilla ice cream
Beer: Koffee Kolsh – 4.8% ABV- Drink local. Completely local. We took our traditional German kolsch recipe and stamped a huge 215 on it, adding fresh roasted java beans from Kensington’s ReAnimator Coffee. This straw-col- ored beer, a perfect marriage of bitterness, malt-y sweetness and a strong coffee aroma, is as interesting as Philly is tough. Why should stouts have all the fun anyway?
Reservations can be made on Open Table or by calling the restaurant at 215-375-7744.
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