Tam O’Shanter, a member of the Lawry’s family of restaurants and one of the oldest restaurants in Los Angeles, is hosting a very special Allagash Beer Pairing Dinner onWednesday, May 28 at 6:30pm, when four Allagash beers will be paired with four courses prepared by the Tam’s Executive Chef, Mark Kalenderian. Maine-based Allagash Brewing-a very sought after brewery particularly on the West Coast-also will have a representative on hand to answer questions and talk about the featured beers. The unique event will cost $49 per person plus tax and tip.
For reservations and information, please call(323) 664-0228or visit TamOShanter.com.
The four featured beers and their pairings are described below.
A light, fruity, and crisp Belgian style wheat beer that is spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel.
Paired with fennel poached prawn, farro risotto, and herb coulis.
A black stout that displays a creamy beige head and features cocoa, coffee, and berry aromas with flavors of dried fruit and bitter chocolate and a dry, lingering finish.
Paired with Fresno chili pork loin, chilled soba noodle salad, and cranberry cilantro pesto.
Golden-hued interpretation of a classic Belgian farmhouse style, exhibits notes of spice and tropical fruit in the aroma, while citrus and a peppery spice dominate the flavor and make way for a pleasant malt character.
Paired with diver scallop citrus ceviche, dried mango quinoa, and crispy tortilla.
Chocolate brown in color, has the aroma and flavor of fresh berries and sour cherries while spotlighting a slightly roasted, tart, fruity, and very drinkable character.
Paired with house made goat cheese ice cream, sour cherry compote, and bitter chocolate tuile.