Thursday, April 7, 2011

Hi. It's Me Again.

Seriously, there are actually more things going on that you need to know about. I know, it's crazy. Check it out:

  1. First off, I need to remind you about the Coney Island Freak Show going on at Metropolis this Saturday at 10:00 pm. Yeah I know it's kind of late for an event, but this guy is going to do some weird and wild stuff that isn't suitable for "normal" business hours. We don't want to scare the kids. Adults, sure, but not the kids. I will be there, along with Darren--the hardest working man in the beer business--from Coney Island.
  2. Come to Newnan on Wednesday the 13th for a cask of Harviestoun Bitter & Twisted. Yes, I know you've never heard of that. Yes, there is a firkin of it in Newnan. Jan Pierce will be enjoying it as her 1000th beer on her Brewniversity list. Nice work, Jan!
  3. On Thursday the 14th we are doing some Allagash stuff at The Fred. Like what? Like a barrel-aged keg of Allagash Black, a 2010 vintage of Curieux, a keg of Four and some bottles of Allagash goodness. I don't have time to name them all right now. You're coming for the barrel-aged Black and the Curieux '10 anyway, so you'll see the bottles when you get there.
  4. Like cheese? Who doesn't, really? Read below to see details of chef Matt Deckard's incredible Belgian beer and cheese pairing event taking place at Deckard's American Tavern on Monday the 18th. Each cheese will be presented in an artful manner, not just a slab of cheese on a plate. He is keeping the actual preparations a secret, so if you think you can handle having you mind blown, keep reading.
Join us on Monday, April 18th as Deckard's American Tavern and Latis Imports bring you a night with Georgia-made cheeses. We will be pairing cheeses from local cheese producers with the great brews from Latis Imports. 

1st course - Palm Speciale paired with Flat Creek Lodge Feta 
2nd course - Rodenbach Red paired with Sweetgrass Dairies Asher Blue
3rd course -  SteenBrugge Dubbel paired with Flat Creek Lodge Lowcountry Gouda
4th course -  SteenBrugge Tripel paired with Sweetgrass Dairies Thomasville Tomme
5th course - Rodenbach Vintage 2007 paired with Sweetgrass Dairies Green Hill

All courses will be served with creative accoutrement. 

The cost is $50.00, and you need to call Deckard's at 404-941-3520 for reservations. If you are unclear on the magical flavor combinations that are created when beer meets cheese, you'll want to go to this. Or if you are curious to see what a chef's palate comes up with when faced with some incredible and exotic beers, then you really want to be there.

As if all that was not enough, there are six firkins of Fuller's ESB arriving from England next week. Yes, these are the firkins that we have been talking about for five months. Expect to see some dates get put together in a hurry. You are going to want to taste a true cask-conditioned English ale fresh off the boat. Stay tuned for details.