Holiday Beer Dinner – November 2012
Willimantic Brewing Company
Holiday Beer Dinner
Featuring Fresh Hand Crafted Beers from Back East Brewing Co.
First Course: New England Beef Stew – Tender cubes of beef simmered with carrots, parsnips, celery, onions and butternut squash in a rich India Pale Ale, beef and vegetable stock and presented in a Brewer’s bread bowl.
~ Paired with Back East Misty Mountain IPA ~
Second Course: Baby Pear Salad – Smokey bacon wrapped around baby pears with fresh herbed goat cheese, served over baby arugula and dressed with Winterfest sweet honey vinaigrette.
~ Paired with Back East Winterfest ~
Third Course: Phyllo Wrapped Sea Bass – Served over mashed butternut squash folded with sweet Maine lobster and stacked with garlic sautéed red and green heirloom spinach.
~ Paired with Back East Golden Ale ~
Fourth Course: Holiday Plum Pudding – Sweetly spiced steamed plum “Duff” moistened with Imperial Stout and topped with rich English sauce.
~ Paired with Back East Imperial Stout ~