The rise of the beer/bacon pairing has become standard on many menus throughout the Twin Cities. On Thursday we get a chance to raise our taste bud standards a notch with a beer/prosciutto pairing. This is not any ordinary prosciutto; Prosciutto di Parma is one of the world most distinguished prosciutto’s. This is no ordinary pairing, either. Cured and Crafted is an event the will pit 8 of the best chefs in the metro area against each other in a cook off that will crown one the King of Parma.
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Thanks to Governor Dayton and members of the Minnesota Legislature for having the wisdom to not raise the excise tax on beer and alcohol. Brewing is an important part of…
We visited the famed Summit Brewery Ratskeller and talked with brewer Gabe Smoley about his brainchild; Summit Unchained #12 – Organic Ale.
Unchained 11 is named Old 152 after the official steam engine of the state of Kentucky. The beer pours a chestnut color with a slight haze and exhibits flavors of biscuit, toast and rye. Kentucky Common beers traditionally feature a “sour mash,” also used in the process of making another Kentucky staple: bourbon. Old 152 itself will not be sour but will feature crisp, caramel notes and a clean bitterness