All tables have an ice water carafe, small wine/tulip glasses for the water and a warm mixed "spent grain" bread basket along with a beer bottle candle holder.
A cup of beer cheese soup OR baby button mushrooms boiled in a cream/blond beer with garlic, sweet onion and butter- Paired with 4-6oz. of an aged barley wine (not hoppy)
3 Breaded, deep fried jumbo shrimp, with a few pinches of hops (like 1 crushed pellets worth of dust) in the batter. Served with wasabi and a spicy hot "asian style" General Tso's dipping sauce. Paired with 6-8oz of an IPA or IIPA.
A small cube of 10 year cheddar served with 3oz. of porter to cleanse the palate.
Bacon wrapped tenderloin - flash seared in a bourbon reduction w/ a light montreal seasoning, grilled to order over a mesquite hardwood grill. Paired with a shwartz/black lager.
A boneless skinless pheasant breast hammered flat, Cut into 2" wide strips wrapped in turkey bacon, (Yielding 4-5 rolls)skewer rolls and lightly sprinkle with brown sugar, (Skewer removed prior to serving), grilled over same grill as above. Paired with a cloudy wheat beer.
3 Boneless pork ribs, Seared in a apfelwien reduction, seasoned with a mesquite rub and slow cooked on the edge of above grill. Paired with a rauch/smoked beer.
all above served with herb seasoned baby red potatoes, green beans and a full pint of paired beer in appropriate glassware.
To finish the meal:
- A chocolate mousse served with 6oz of a breakfast/coffee stout
- A cheese cake with caramel topping served with 6oz of a bourbon aged beer
And this is just ONE meal from the top of my head. I could do this all day, for any meal, making it more or less fancy...