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Feast of Saint Arnold: Great food, beer, and charity at Saint Arnold Brewing

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Great individuals from the past deserve great celebrations and few are more praiseworthy than Saint Arnold of Metz. He was not only a saint, he is the Patron Saint of Brewers and the Houston brewery named after him is ready for its annual celebration in his honor. Here is some background information:

Event: Feast of Saint Arnold at the Brewery

Location: Saint Arnold Brewing, 2000 Lyons Rd., Houston, TX

Date and Time: Sunday, July 20, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Feast of Saint Arnold is an annual tradition at Saint Arnold Brewing and this year’s event is going to be bigger and better than ever. To suit individual tastes, the beer dinner will feature four different main courses featuring four different meats- lamb, pork, duck, and seafood- prepared in collaboration between Saint Arnold Executive Chef Ryan Savoie and Landrys Restaurant’s Concept Executive Chef Scott Castell. Here is a summary of the delectable food dishes in store for this grand event:

Passed Hors d'Oeuvres

Yorkshire Pudding Cheese Puffs

Almond Stuffed Dates wrapped with Speck with Pink Peppercorn Gastric

Pork Course
Weedwacker cured Porchetta
with Prosecco poached Figs and Pears over Cornmeal Griddle Cakes

Poultry Course

"Buffalo-Style" Beer brined Duck Wings in Brown Ale Beer Mustard Sauce
over Pickled Radish and Chicory Salad

Meat Course
Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb with Harissa, Orzo, Red Pepper, Cashew and Raisins

Seafood Course

Whole Roasted Gulf Shrimp with Summer Squash and Saffron Rice

Dessert
Winter Stout Pecan Tassies

Cherry and Pistachio Baklava with Mint and Pomegranate Syrup

Oh, and did I mention there will be beer? Saint Arnold Brewing will serve up its usual lineup of beers, along with some special, palate- pleasing treats such as:

  • Divine Reserve No. 13 aged in bourbon barrels
  • Divine Reserve No. 14 fermented with a different Belgian yeast aged in tequila barrels
  • Weizenbock aged in Old New Orleans rum barrels
  • 20th Anniversary Ale cask conditioned

Amazing food, beer, and a celebratory atmosphere would be enough reason to attend this feast, but there’s more. Saint Arnold has designated the event not only as a celebration for the greatest saint in history, but also as a fundraiser for Texas Children’s Hospital Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center. Part of the proceeds from the event will go to this extremely important local cause.

Admission to this fundraising event is $100 per person and includes all of your food and beer. The event has sold out in the past and likely will again, so click here to make your reservation and enjoy your evening of celebration at Houston’s Saint Arnold Brewing.

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