The Londoner, 4215 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Baton Rouge, is hosting a beer dinner Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. featuring five courses and cocktails from four breweries. Brooklyn Brewery’s Local 1 will be served for “beertails,” followed by the first course of Abita S.O.S. served with Hawaiian poke dressed in a seasame oil lemon vin. The second course will feature Curious Traveler served with pan-seared scallops covered in a naturally sweetened tropical salsa and the third course is Abita Mardi Gras Bock alongside a sun-dried cranberry and spinach salad with roasted almonds dressed in a white wine vin. The fourth course highlights Magic Hat #9 with pan-seared cod and shrimp with tomatoes and basil, served with lemon vin and angel hair pasta. The final course, a tiramisu, will be served with Brooklyn Chocolate Stout.
The dinner will start, of course, with cocktails and a whisky tasting of Sazerac Rye 6-year-old and 18-year-old whiskies. The first course will be an oyster Rockefeller hors d’oeuvres, the second a green bean salad with roasted almonds, the third Sazerac-brined Frenched pork chops with braised collard greens and caramlized onion grits with a maple glaze, and lastly, a carrot cake with praline-liquered pecans for dessert.
Seats are $45 each. Call (225) 292-9291 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make reservations.
The Londoner, celebrated the end of the Olympics with a global tour of beer accompanied by a fantastic four course meal. Jay D. Ducote, of BiteandBooze.com, talked about the brews as each of the four courses were served.
Luke Betts, one of the owners of the English-style pub and grill, and the man who is actually from London, says they’re planning a whiskey dinner in weeks to come. Stay tuned …
The Londoner Pub & Grill, 4215 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., is hosting a beer dinner 8 p.m., Thursday, June 14.
The first course will be Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad with Abita Andygator, Wild Three Mushroom Soup served with Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Smoked Salmon Blini with Abita 18th Star Bierre De Garde, Seared Duck With Pomegranate Molasses with Stone Smoked Porter and finally, a Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake with Brooklyn Local No. 1.
Cost is $55 per person. Call (225) 292-9291.