Flying Saucer Beer Dinner with author Stephen Beaumont

FlyingSaucerOur friends at Flying Saucer Draught Emporium will host a craft beer dinner with Stephen Beaumont, expert and author of several beer books. The beer dinner and book signing is this coming Sunday, Oct. 5 at 4 p.m. Beaumont co-authored The World Atlas of Beer with fellow craft beer expert, Tim Webb. Beaumont’s and Webb’s new book, Pocket Beer Guide 2015: The World’s Best Craft and Traditional Beers, releases Nov. 4.

The five-course dinner will feature six craft beers hand-selected by Beaumont, who will share his thoughts on style, origin and history of each brew on a global level. The menu is enticing:

  • Aperitif
    • Reissdorf Kolsch
  • First Course
    • Boon Oude Geuze
    • Goat cheese-stuffed peppadews with micro-basil
  • Second Course
    • Brooklyn Brewery Oktoberfest
    • Pepper-crusted, shaved beef tenderloin on crostini with tomato jam, arugula and parmesan
  • Third Course
    • Rodenbach Vintage 2011
    • Venison osso bucco on a bed of kale and walnut, topped with a cherry glaze
  • Fourth Course
    • Thornbridge Jaipur India Pale Ale
    • Two artisanal cheeses with grain mustard and baguette
  • Fifth Course
    • Parallel 49 Brewing Co. Salty Scot
    • Pumpkin crème brulee

The event will conclude with a book signing and meet and greet with Beaumont. Tickets are $45, or $40 for U.F.O. Club members. Purchase tickets in person or by calling 615-259-3039. We’ll be out of town, but you should be there!