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2014 CBC Barleywine Fest

Thursday - January 30, 2014 @ 05:00PM / Ends: Thursday - January 30, 2014 @ Midnight
Beer Festival
Cambridge Brewing Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts
(617) 494-1994
On January 30th at 5pm we’ll be tapping 15 big, bold beers to warm your winter. This year’s event will feature 13 varietals of our Blunderbuss and Arquebus barleywines (dating back all the way to 2006!) and two expressions of Bad Knees, our English-style Old Ale.

Once again Executive Chef David Drew is thrilled to accept the challenge of creating a menu that stands up to and matches the intense flavors of our American Barleywines. A weaker chef might break under the pressure but Chef David fully understands the flavor nuances of this incredibly complex beer style and he’s not afraid!

See both menus below!

As always there is no cover charge or reservations for this event and no need to buy tickets in advance.

Venison Paté
Marble Rye Crackers, Arquebus Gelée, Grains of Paradise, Violet Mustard
Fontina & Beef Tongue Cannelloni
Shallot Fondue, Garlic Chips
Fried House Made Mozzarella
Crispy Maitakes, Barleywine Roasted Beets, Spinach & Fennel Puree
Chicken Ballotine
Black Pudding, White Mushrooms, Caramelized Leeks & Tomatoes
Coffee Rubbed Grass Fed Beef Tenderloin
Yukon Gold Puree, Big Man Ale Onion Rings, Bordalaise
Wood Fire Grilled Squid
Kalamata Olive, Fregola, Citrus, Chili Spice
Lobster Tempura
Squid Ink Rice, Steamed Leeks, Lobster Sauce
Bad Knees Glazed Pork Belly
Chestnut Puree, Candied Yams, Toasted Coconut
Deep Fat Fried Brussels Sprouts
Smoked Salt, Curry Aioli
Robinson Farms Arpeggio Local Cheese Plate
Candied Cashews, Warm Sourdough, Quince Paste
Blondie Sundae
House Made Vanilla Malt & Whopper Ice Cream, Caramel Sauce

2011 Bad Knees, Blanton’s Barrel Finish, 10.5%
2013 Bad Knees, Buffalo Trace/Utopias Barrel Finish, 10.5%
2009 Arquebus, Ch. Boswell Barrel Finish with Brett, 11.0%
2010 Arquebus, Silverado Chard. Finish 14.0%
2011 Arquebus, Chateau Boswell Chardonnay Finish, 14%
2012 Arquebus, Sauvignon Blanc Barrel Finish, 14%
2013 Arquebus, 14%
2013 Arquebus, French Oak Cabernet Barrels, 14%
2006 Blunderbuss, 11.75%
2007 Blunderbuss, Dryhop Finish 11.5%
2008 Blunderbuss, Buffalo Trace/Utopias Finish 11.0%
2009 Blunderbuss, Port Barrel Finish 12.75%
2010 Blunderbuss, Sazerac Rye Barrel Finish 12.75%
2011 Blunderbuss, Tawny Port And Oloroso Sherry Finish, 13%
2012 Blunderbuss, Dryhopped, Oak Aged, and Blended, 12.75%
2013 Blunderbuss, Buffalo Trace Finished, 12.75%

All barleywine expressions available in Full or Half pours
Full Pour $6 / Half Pour $3

Flights are limited to three half pours per person at any given time.
Please enjoy responsibly.

More: http://www.cambridgebrewingcompany.com

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