Tuesday, June 16, 2009

California State Fair Results

We had another great showing at the California State Fair Commercial Beer Competition this year. Here is the list of hardware:

1st Place
Russian Imperial Stout
Celtic Amber (the THIRD year in a row this took gold in this category)

2nd Place
Sac-Squatch Scotch Ale
Luna de Miel
Abbey IPA
Old Pappy

3rd Place
Red Horse Ale

We entered 9 beers this year, so 7 our of 9 ain't bad at all!
The complete results listed by county can be found here.

The Deschutes Dinner

Deschutes Brewing Beer Dinner
Saturday, July 11th, 2009 at 6:00

Halibut and Prawn Ceviche
with fresh flour chips

Mirror Pond Pale Ale

Black Bean, Chorizo and Black Butte Porter Soup
with sour cream and cilantro

Black Butte Porter

Empanadas filled with Chicken, Queso Fresco, and Chile Verde
served with potato croquettes stuffed with goat cheese

Red Chair IPA

Ice Cream Sandwich
Homemade cinnamon Obsidian Stout ice cream, chocolate chip cookies covered in chocolate ganash.

Obsidian Stout

$40 per person, limit 40 people. Tickets available at the bar.

Friday, June 12, 2009

The Bruery is Coming...

The Bruery from Orange County, CA is starting distribution in Sacramento this month and we want to give them a proper welcome! Monday June 15th we will be featuring the beers of The Bruery and welcoming owner and brewer Patrick Rue to our restaurant.

We will start pouring tasting flights and glasses at 4:00 and Patrick Rue will join us at 6:00 to meet and greet our local homebrewers and beer aficianados.

We will be pouring:
Orchard White
White Zin
Virgin Papier
Batch No. 1 - Levud's
Black Orchard
Hottenroth Berliner Weisse

Bottles of Saison Rue, Saison de Lente and White Orchard will be available for purchase as well.

The first 30 sample flights that are ordered will come with a beautiful Rastal crystal tulip glass with The Bruery logo etched on the front. You do not want to miss these!

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Chouffe Tasting

We will be pouring the beers of d'Achouffe on Wendesday June 10th starting at about 2:00 and going till close.

La Chouffe
Mc Chouffe
Houbblon Doubblen IPA

Tasting flights, full glasses as well as logo glassware as well for you to keep. As usual Chef Cres will put together some great food specials that night. Hope to see you there!!