Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m., Varanese, 2106 Frankfort Ave., will host a 4-course dinner paired with beers from Louisville’s Falls City Brewing. Guest speaker Drew Johnson, General Manager of Falls City Beer, will discuss his pairing choices for the four courses created by the Varanese team led by Chef Erik Abraham.
The menu and beer pairings will start with a tasting of Falls City’s English Style Pale Ale at the reception. The first course will be beer-battered cod served with house-pickled cucumbers and
banana peppers, paired with Kentucky Common. The second course will be braised short rib spring rolls with pimento cheese and salsa verde, served with Calliope, Hoppy Pils.
The main course will be Low Country seafood boil served with Hipster Repellant, IPA. Dessert will be Bourbon-glazed apple upside-down cake topped with a brown sugar crumble and salted peanut and marshmallow ice cream. The final beer will be King Louis XVI, Barrel Aged Imperial.
The cost of dinner and beer pairings is $49. There will also be a food-only option for those not looking to drink. Call (502) 899-9904 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.