Cure What ALES you

Cure What ALES you

Learn about beer and food pairing at Taste Washington. For the first time ever, Taste Washington is expanding to showcase beer and cider as well as Washington wine. For years, Taste Washington has been the largest showcase of regional wine and food.  But there is too much truth to the old adage that it

takes a lot of beer to make a great wine!

to ignore the unique contrasts and similarities between beer and wine and the magic of food pairing.

Beer or Wine?

Beer or Wine?

Cure What Ales You is a 90 minute seminar, led by Michael Kelley, Beer Sommelier. Michael is a certified Beer Steward from the Master Brewers Association of America (MBAA). During this seminar you will taste and learn about the contrasting, complementing, and balancing elements of food and alcohol pairing. Michael will walk you through the various aspects of beer and food pairing using the cured meats, a selection of artisanal cheeses, and chocolates from Theo chocolates. Jones of Washington winemaker Victor Palencia will share his insights on food and wine pairing.

Featured Pairings

  • Hoegaarden, the original Belgian Wit Beer, with Paprika Salumi and Feta Cheese.
  • Leffe Brune, Belgian Brown Ale, paired with LandJaeger sausage.
  • FOUR more beer pairings featuring Washington beers: Redbook IPA and Redhook ESB
  • TWO pairings with Jones of Washington wines.
Ale and cured meat pairing

Ale and cured meat pairing

Curious about chacuterie? Dan Carr from Cured by Visconti’s (Washington Wine Commission’s 2013 Restaurant of the Year) will talk about how cured meats are selected and produced as you sample the tasty tidbits.

But wait, there is more!

Belgian GlasswareYou will receive a set of three glasses from the Belgian Trio to take home with you:

  • Stella Artois
  • Leffe
  • Hoegaarden

(retail value $35)!


[infobox color=”570606″ backgroundcolor=”FFFFFF” bordercolor=”000000″ icon=”beer” ]Cure What Ales You
Taste of Washington Seminar
March 23, 2013 11-12;30pm
Cost: $45
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