August 18, 2011

UNIQUE BEER DINNER IN BETHLEHEM – with homebrewed beer!
Friday, August 19 at the Sun Inn
The Lehigh Valley Homebrewers are partnering with the Sun Inn and Chef Michael Adams to present the Lehigh Valley’s first ever homebrewed beer dinner! Each culinary masterpiece, prepared by the 2009 Preferred Best Chef of Pennsylvania for the Eastern Region, is paired with a homebrewed beer crafted by members of the Lehigh Valley Homebrewers especially for this event. Throughout the evening, diners will enjoy entertaining presentations on how beer is brewed, the beer styles and the dishes being presented. Seating is limited, so call today to reserve your tickets: (484) 634-0817; $52 per person. Here is the menu:

Hors d’oeuvre – Paired with a Belgian Blond

Lemon Drop Pepper Spiced Wild Salmon with fried green tomatoes & curry vinaigrette- Paired with a Saison

Pan Fried Goat Cheese, Ratatouille, Tomato Confit- Paired with an American IPA

Mole Spiced Pork Shoulder with braised belly- Paired with a Brown Porter

Chocolate Caramel Tart with salted cashews – Paired with a Russian Imperial Stout

There is still a chance to reserve a seat at this exciting event! The presentation will be held at our Montgomeryville store next Saturday, August 20, beginning at 3:00PM. Here are the details:

This fall, we will be sourcing superior quality, frozen organic Italian DOCG grapes from Chianti:

Our partners in this venture, Vino Superiore, has arranged for Federico, the Italian enologist who has selected the grapes for us, to visit us here at Keystone Homebrew Supply this Saturday, August 20. Federico will share his experience with these grapes, details about the Chianti region where they are grown, and his overall winemaking expertise. Federico chose the five varieties for us in part to allow our customers to make their own authentic Chianti and Super Tuscan blends. He will discuss traditional blends and his personal recommendations, as well as the qualities of the individual varietals and the process of growing high quality organic grapes. He will also break down the mysterious Italian wine classification system and what it takes to achieve DOCG status. In addition, the Vino Superiore team will be on hand to explain the blast freezing process and the care and transportation of the grapes.

This is a unique opportunity to meet a prominent Italian winemaker of more than 15 years, and to learn about a fantastic new product that will be available at Keystone Homebrew Supply. We will have Italian wines and snacks available for tasting after the presentation. If you would like a guaranteed seat for the event, please RSVP by replying to this email. If you do not RSVP, you can still attend but there may not be a seat available for you. The event is FREE for everyone.

If you are in the area, stop by our Montgomeryville store tonight. Our monthly homebrew club meeting started at 7:00PM, and everyone is welcome to come try some great homebrewed beers! In any case, be sure to check out their newly redesigned website, complete with a schedule of upcoming monthly club competitions!

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