"Bier-Nacht" Oktoberfest Beer Dinner at City Steam Oct. 24

A La Carte

Leeanne Griffin

7:05 PM EDT, October 22, 2012


City Steam hosts an Oktoberfest beer dinner Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. Five courses of Bavarian-inspired cuisine are paired with the Hartford brewery's beers.

The menu:

Steamed mussels with white wine, White Wedding and garlic-butter sauce; handmade pizzas with assorted toppings (City Steam White Wedding)

Juniper-roasted beets with field greens and walnuts, topped with Blonde on Blonde mustard vinaigrette and goat cheese (City Steam Blonde on Blonde)

Pork schweineschnitzel with German potato cakes, caramelized onion sauce and red cabbage slaw (City Steam Beautiful Dreamer)

Bratwurst braised in Innocence Ale, with cheddar-baked spaetzle, caraway-scented kraut and Brewer's mustard (City Steam Innocence Ale)

Naughty Nurse cupcakes (with Oatmeal Stout)

Cost is $50 plus tax and gratuity. Seats at the Brewmaster's Table are $75 (plus tax and gratuity.) Reservations: 860-525-1600.

City Steam is at 942 Main Street in Hartford. citysteambrewerycafe.com.