The Brewers Association hosted an American craft beer lunch in Stockholm, during the 2014 Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival at the highly acclaimed restaurant Gondolen – inviting media and trade, to further promote American craft beer.
BA’s culinary consultant chef Adam Dulye and Gondolen’s chef Björn Wahlund created a beer and food pairing menu for this event.
Beer and Food Pairing Menu
Hilliards Saison-Saison-Artichoke fricassee, broad beans, cauliflower
Boulevard Tank 7-Saison/Farmhouse-Artichoke fricassee, broad beans, cauliflower
Ska Rudie-Session IPA/Pale-Grilled squid, aioli, peas
Coronado Islander IPA-West Coast IPA low malt-Grilled squid, aioli, peas
Stone IPA-West Coast IPA-Eggplant cream, spicy fried cod, pears, smoked mayonnaise
Dogfish Head Sixty One-Hybrid IPA/wine-Chanterelle toast, smoked bacon, pickled onions
Sierra Nevada Terra Incognita-Blended 2014 Vintage-Chanterelle toast, smoked bacon, pickled onions
Elevation Apis IV-Belgian Quadrupel-Duck liver terrine, apple, calvados jelly, hazelnut
Maui Coconut Porter-Porter with cocoa and coconut- Cocoa crusted venison, smoked almond & coconut gremolata
Left Hand Milk Stout-Milk Stout-Dark chocolate truffle
Fifty guests attended including US Ambassador Mark Brzeznski, Brewers Association Members Steve Houck from Stone Brewing Co, Arlo Grammatica from Ska Brewing Co, Rick Chapman from Coronado Brewing Co and Ryan Hilliard from Hilliard Brewing Co. Other attendees included members of the media, importers, distributors and retailers. The category manager for beer from the Swedish government alcohol monopoly Systembolagot also attended.
Mat och öl i fokus när de amerikanska ölen anfaller