Five-Course Dinner Features Top Menu Items With Chicago’s Quality Beers
Craft beer and good food – along with a good bit of rock ‘n roll – is the mantra of the popular Rock & Brews in Redondo Beach, CA.
The mostly-beer bar and restaurant has had locals lining up for dinner since its opening at the end of June.
And now, it’s pairing with Chicago-based craft brewery Goose Island for a one-night only, pre-fixe dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 24. It starts at 6:30 p.m.
The dinner features a five-course pre-fixe menu with each dish paired with a sampling of Goose Island’s quality beers.
The menu and beer parings are as follows:
• Strawberry Fields salad with choice of Goose Island Classic 312 Urban Wheat or Goose Island Vintage Sofie Paradisi.
• Asian Wings with choice of Goose Island Classic Harvest Ale or Goose Island Vintage Matilda
• Bleu Cheese Bacon Burger with choice of Goose Island Classic India Pale Ale or Goose Island Vintage Pere Jacques
• Pulled Pork Pizza with Honkers Ale
• Purple Rain Drops with a “special surprise” pairing
The dinner is $45 per person for a Classic package and $55 for a Vintage package, excluding tax and gratuity.
I’ve had a lot of the Goose Island beers and especially enjoy the Honkers Ale and IPA. I’m more of a lager lover but these darker selections are smooth like lighter beers without compromising any of the more robust taste of darker beers. You may recognize Goose Island beers from a few South Bay bars – Honker’s Ale is on tap at American Junkie, among other places – and from the Fiesta Hermosa beer garden.
And I’ve also had most of the menu selections of Rock & Brews in Redondo Beach, and can say the Strawberry Fields salad is a great starter, the pizza is excellent and the beef on the burgers is of high quality. The wings are meaty and not tooo spicy and the rain drops are co-owner Gene Simmons’ favorite Rock & Brews dish. Click here to read a review of the Rock & Brews menu.
So this is a pairing of powerhouses.
Added to the event is the atmosphere of the indoor/outdoor patio and classic rock music and videos.
“Rock & Brews is devoted to advancing the craft beer culture through special events and offerings that invite our guests to learn about and experience craft beer from around the world,” said Jon Mesko, owner partner of Rock & Brews PCH. “Pairing dynamic beers with our quality comfort food and some of the greatest rock and roll of all time, makes for a perfect evening.”
Rock & Brews, PCH is located at 6300 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach. Advance reservations are highly recommended.
Phone: (310) 378-4970.
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