We had a family style dinner and beer pairing this past sunday at the restaurant I work at. We called it "Hops n Hog" and it was a pig roast with beers from Dogfish Head Brewery. Here was the menu and beer pairings:
To Start: "Aprihop" American IPA brewed with apricots, 7.0% ABV
First Course: Stonington Fluke Crudo; Beet puree, pickled golden raisins, lemon juice, chives. With "Raison d'etre" Belgian style brown ale, 8.0% ABV
Main Course: Eaglewood Farms Suckling Pig; raised on momma's milk, brewer's grain, and veggies.
Sauces: Honey Siracha, Citrus Coriander, Power's BBQ.
Sides: Grilled Asparagus with pickled Ramps, Roasted Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes, Ancho Braised Collard Greens, Baked Beans, Fiddleheads and English Peas with Celery Root Puree.
With "Red & White" Oak aged belgian style wit; brewed with fermented pinot noir juice, 10.0% ABV and "90 Minute IPA" Imperial IPA, 9.0% ABV
Dessert: Farmhand's Ice Cream Cone. J. Foster's Vanilla Ice Cream, maple bacon cone, caramel. With "World Wide Stout" Stout brewed with barley, 15-20% ABV.
Chef Sean on the grill:
Chef Power on the grill:
Our GM Spiro making sure beer is okay:
We used Ball canning jars as beer mugs:
One of these is sitting in my fridge at home. Scared the **** out of my girlfriend when she went snooping to find something to eat!