This Weekend: Brooklyn Beer Meets Philly for Mash Tour

farm-dinner-400The Brooklyn Brewery Mash Tour is coming to Philly this weekend and bringing more than just bottled beer with it.

The weekend kicks off with a slew of events centered around Brooklyn Brewing’s beers and is topped off with Sunday’s Dinner on the Farm with Chefs Mitch Prensky and Andrew Gerson.  

The Eat, Drink, and Learn event with Brooklyn Brewing’s chef Andrew Gerson is happening at 2 p.m. at the Corner Foodery on Saturday. Chef Gerson will show off his knowledge of beer and food, as well as wine and dine you with pairings such as the Brooklyn Lager with the Corner Foodery’s “Son of Diablo” sandwich or the Sorachi Ace with goat cheese and crackers.

Also on Saturday is the Philly Mash Tap Attack with Food Pairings at Varga Bar. Starting at 7 p.m. and ending at 10 p.m., the bar will be serving Brooklyn beers as well as food specials.

Starting at 11 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Industry bar is hosting the Beer Brunch and Mash Pass Giveaway. Industry is pairing the Brooklyn beers with their brunch menu. Attend this event and you may win a ticket to every other Mash event throughout the week.

And on Sunday evening’s Dinner on the Farm will serve a feast for guests at Green Meadow Farm in Gap, Pa. Dinner on the Farm is a laidback, late-afternoon barn party with some serious beer. The hosts are bringing out four lines of rare and seasonal Brooklyn beers plus specialty big bottles, including our most recent Brooklyn Quarterly Experiment, Cuvée Noire. 

The dinner starts at 3 p.m. with a Brooklyn beer and a meet and greet with local artisans including: Di Bruno Brothers and Kensington Quarters. Following the meet and greet, there will be a Green Meadow Farm tour with farmer Glenn Brendle to learn how your food is grown from seed to harvest.

After the tour, the feast begins. Supper Chef Mitch Prensky and Brooklyn Brewery Chef Andrew Gerson whip up the menu listed below:

Crispy corn cake with black bean mousse, corn relish, cotija, and cilantro

Dinner served family-style
Smoked and roasted forest mushrooms with saffron mayo and orange gremolata

Cornbread Panzanella with heirloom tomatoes, pimento cheese fondue, pickled red onion, spiced pecans, and white beer dressing

Smoked kale salad with beer poached apples, barbecued shallots and miso buttermilk

Cucumber salad with mint, peas and shoots and cucumber emulsion

Grilled potato salad with hard-cooked egg, smoked bacon and hot sauce caesar dressing

Grilled ginger ale-brined pork chops with shaved fennel, green chile and strawberries

Peach scratch biscuit and sweet corn cream

Along with all the food, there will also be these beers:

Brooklyn Lager, 5.2%, our flagship vienna lager
Post Road Pumpkin Ale, 5.0%, warm pumpkin aroma, biscuity malt center & crisp finish.
Brooklyn Oktoberfest, 5.5%, full-bodied & malty with a bready aroma & light hop bitterness.
Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager, 8.6%, a bottle re-fermented version of Brooklyn Lager
Ridgy-Didge, 8.4%, strong saison brewed with Tasmanian pepperberry and lemon myrtle.
Cuvée Noire, 10.6%, Belgian stout brewed with Mauritius sugar & orange peel, aged for six months in bourbon barrels, and 100% bottle re-fermented.

Tickets for the Dinner on the Farm can be purchased online, and are priced at regularly $55 per person. Use the discount code FOOBOOZ to get the dinner for $45.

Check out the rest of the Brooklyn Mash Tour events online.