ChurchKey has Victory Brewing Co. double vision. On Monday, April 11, they’ve got a double-barreled slate of events to welcome folks from Victory, including co-founder Bill Covaleski to Washington.
Downstairs in Birch & Barley, there will be a five-course dinner prepared by Chef Kyle Bailey with five awesome Victory beers. The B&B team promises to tuck in some unplanned tastes from both the kitchen and the brewery. In between bites and sips, Bill will lead the group through Victory Brewing’s history and the work that has gone on behind the walls of their Downingtown, Pennsylvania headquarters since 1996. The final menu includes:
Beer: Victory St. Boisterous Hellerbock
Crudo of Hamachi, Yuzu Gelée, Cucumber & Dill
Beer: Victory Whirlwind Witbier
Hand-Cut Tagliatelle, Sturgeon, Grilled Ramps & Fiore Sardo
Beer: Victory Scarlet Fire Rauchbier
Roasted Pork Loin, “Malted” Barley, Asparagus & Golden Raisins
Beer: Victory CBC Tripel
Tête de Moine with Apple Chutney
Beer: Victory HopDevil
Drunken Goat with Cara Cara Orange Marmalade
Beer: Victory Hop Wallop
Brebis with Raisins & Toasted Almond
Beer: Victory Yakima Glory
Chocolate Soufflé Cake, Plumped Sour Cherries & Hazelnut Praline Ice Cream
Beer: Victory V-12
Beer: Victory Storm King Imperial Stout
Beers to be featured include:
WHIRLWIND WIT – WITBIER
SCARLET FIRE RAUCHBIER – RAUCHBIER
DUNKLES BOCK ST. BOISTEROUS – HELLES BOCK/MAIBOCK
C.B.C. TRIPEL – TRIPEL Brewed exclusively for 2011 Craft Brewers Conference!
HOP DEVIL – AMERICAN IPA
HOP WALLOP – IMPERIAL IPA
YAKIMA GLORY – AMERICAN STRONG ALE
V-12 – BELGIAN STRONG DARK ALE
STORM KING STOUT – IMPERIAL STOUT
The other half of the double features commences at 4 p.m. upstairs in ChurchKey. For cask enthusiasts and simply early birds alike, they’ll be featuring four different Victory casks: Hop Devil, Storm King Stout, Hop Wallop and the brand new 15th Anniversary Brew, Headwaters Pale Ale!
Details: Victory Beer Dinner starts at 7 p.m. in Birch & Barley. Tickets are $76 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Call 202.567.2576 to reserve your spot. Victory cask features begin at 4 p.m. in ChurchKey with no entry fee.
Check out one of Pennsylvania’s great craft breweries; you’ve got two opportunities to do it. Take advantage! Cheers!