Max Burger, 124 Lasalle Rd., West Hartford, teams up with Beer'd Brewing of Stonington for a special beer pairing dinner Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m. Beer'd owner/brewmaster Aaren Simoncini will be the evening's special guest, along with guest chef Scott Miller of Max Catering and Events.
The menu includes assorted hors d'oeuvres and courses of "Grateful Veg" salad with quinoa, sunflower tahini and shaved vegetables; BBQ shrimp with rice cakes, gochujang and Chinese broccoli; crispy chicken with roasted poblano grits and charred lime vinaigrette; pan-fried pork shoulder with creamed spinach and maple gastrique and an ice cream sandwich with pumpkin ice cream and gingersnaps for dessert.
Featured beer pairings include the Dogs & Boats DIPA, Hobbit Juice single-hopped IPA, Midnight Oil oatmeal stout, Elihue American pale wheat ale and a special cask beer specifically brewed for the event (though beer selections may be subject to change.)
Cost is $75, plus tax and gratuity. Click here to buy tickets or call 860-566-8360 for more information.