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April/May 2010
Vol. 22 No. 3
What's Inside The Bitter Truth:
Let the Beer Fest Season Begin! Hop in the Dark, Twilight Ale is Back, Deschutes goes to Minnesota and a feast of Beer Dinners!  And Mike's Angle on the "History of Beer" is a must read.

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BREWS FOR THE SEASON
Enjoy these tasty brews while they are available!

Twilight AleTwilight Ale. As the summer days stretch into night, Twilight Ale arrives to celebrate the long lazy hours. It's a spry, full flavored ale with an attractive aroma. A complementary malt presence imparts just enough tension to its refreshingly crisp, dry profile. Signature Amarillos make Twilight something best enjoyed chilled and savored outdoors.
Available across the western U.S. in six-packs, twelve-packs, and on draft from April through September.
 
ABV 5.0% IBU's 35

Hop in the Dark Cascadian Dark AleHop in the Dark. What takes 22 brews and more than a year of experiments to reach perfection? Deschutes Brewery's newest Bond Street Series release: Hop in the Dark Cascadian Dark Ale (CDA). What's a CDA? CDA is an emerging beer style in the Pacific Northwest, also known as Black IPA. There has been significant debate in the region recently concerning the name of this emerging style. Deschutes Brewery casts its vote with Hop in the Dark Cascadian Dark Ale.
Available across the western U.S. in 22 oz bottles and on draft from late-May through September.
ABV 6.5% IBU's 75
A GATEWAY BEER DINNER
Deschutes Brewery's Portland Pub
210 NW 11th Avenue (Pearl District)
Monday, April 12th | 6:00-10:00pmDeschutes Brewery's  Portland Pub  presents: A  Gateway Beer  Dinner

Join us this Monday for a 5 course meal where our chefs will be preparing vegetarian dishes using produce from Your Kitchen Garden and pairing them with unique pork dishes from Carlton Farms and beer, of course!

MENU:
1. Wilted Spinach Salad
Spring spinach tossed in a warm aged balsamic and whole grain mustard vinaigrette with sautéed wild mushrooms,
fromage blanc and truffle salted salsify chips.
Paired with: Apple Wood Smoked Brown Sugar Bacon &
Green Lakes Organic Ale

2. Braised Leek and Goat Cheese Galette
Slowly cooked leeks in a Mirror Pond Pale Ale butter with creamy goat cheese and chervil baked in a pie dough with champagne vinaigrette-dressed arugula.
Paired with: Roasted Carlton Farms Bacon & Red Chair NWPA

3. Sunchoke Gratin
Creamy baked sunchokes with fontina and grana padano cheeses
topped with grilled rapini.
Paired with: Root Beer Braised Pork Belly & D. Straat Dubbel

4. Wild Morel Sformato
An Italian style soufflé with locally-harvested morel mushrooms and Black Butte Porter wort-braised chard.
Paired with: Our Deschutes BreweryLardons & Black Butte Porter

5. Dessert: Sunchoke Cream Pie
Vanilla bean marinated sunchokes in a tarragon cream, strawberry gastrique.
Paired with: Pink peppercorn-cherry wood smoked bacon candy
& Bachelor ESB

Tickets are $65 including all food, dessert, beer & gratuity.
Call the Portland Pub for reservations at 503-296-4906.

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