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Five Guys and a Barrel: A Bruce Paton beer dinner not to miss

By William Brand
Sunday, March 30th, 2008 at 7:08 pm in Uncategorized.

It may be too late, but probably there’s still time to sign up for what promises to be a magnificent beer dinner at the Cathedral Hill Hotel in San Francisco.

The host, Beer Chef Bruce Paton calls this Dinner With the Brewmasters: Five Guys and a Barrel. It might be called From hops to Belgium and back.

Consider the five guys: Rod Todd, Allagash, Portland, ME; Adam Avery, Avery Brewing, Boulder, CO.; Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head, Milton, DE; Tomme Arthur, Port Brewing/Lost Abbey, San Marcos, CA.; and Vinnie Cilurzo, Russian River, Santa Rosa, CA.

The date is Sunday, April 20, 6:30 p.m. Cost $95. For reservations, go to Hint: Do it now. This baby’s gonna’ sell out.

Here’s the menu:

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Dinner with the Brewmasters
Sunday April 20, 2008
The Cathedral Hill Hotel
Five Guys and a Barrel
Allagash, Avery, Dogfish Head, Lost Abbey and Russian River

6:30 PM
Beer Chef’s Hors D’Oeuvre Selection

Allagash White and Russian River Blind Pig


First Course
Citrus Cured Curraun Blue Sea Trout with Accoutrements

Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA and Avery The Maharaja

Second Course
Selection of Artisanal Cheeses with House Made Condiments

Allagash Interlude and Russian River Supplication

Third Course
A Study in Duck

Port Brewing Cuvee de Tomme and Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron

Fourth Course
Warm Chocolate Mocha Cake with Blood Orange Sabayon and Fig Syrup

Avery The Beast Grand Cru and Lost Abbey Older Viscosity

Isabelle Proximus

$95 per Person Inclusive of Tax and Gratuity
Please Make Reservations by April 10, 2008
Bruce D. Paton CEC
Executive Chef

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