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European Classics vs. Texas Trailblazers

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Past Event

Houston Downtown

1200 McKinney Street
Houston, TX 77010

Date: July 19, 2018

Time: 7:00pm

Event Type: Other Event

Price: $105 per Guest Plus tax and gratuity

Come join us for a showdown between some of the most beloved styles of classic European ales and the innovative renditions of these classics from some of Texas’ favorite local breweries. Who will win this showdown: the innovators or the originators? Your vote will decide! 

Hors d'Oeuvres

Pilsner Urquell
Saint Arnold 5 O'Clock Pils

First Course

Butter-Poached Chilean Sea Bass
with Ohio baby fennel and radish salad, gremolata

 Ayinger Bräu Weisse
8th Wonder Weisstheimer


Second Course

Housemade Brisket Boudain
warm Brussels sprouts salad

Fuller’s ESB
Eureka Heights Wicket Awesome

Third Course

Texas Venison Stew
with mascarpone corn polenta

 Samuel Smith’s India Ale
Saint Arnold Elissa IPA
Buffalo Bayou More Cowbell

Fourth Course

Prime Bone-In Filet Mignon 
with PEI littleneck clams, celery root pur
ée, beef reduction

 Belhaven Scottish Ale
Real Ale Real Heavy

Fifth Course

Chocolate Truffle Cake
with warm aged gouda torte

 Guinness Foreign Extra Stout
Karbach/Pappas Bros. Bourbon Barrel Aged Three Legged Lab
Buffalo Bayou Stout

Wine Dinners

Experience extraordinary wines and expertly crafted cuisine in our sit-down wine dinners. Our executive chefs and our sommeliers collaborate with top winemakers from around the world to create the perfect pairings for these intimate events.

Wine Tastings

Explore the world of wine at our interactive wine tastings. Each event is a uniquely crafted experience with the opportunity to try 10-15 wines and engage in a lively exchange with our sommeliers and other Guests.

Other Events

Sample renowned single malts or fine craft beers paired with a multicourse meal at our Scotch dinners or beer dinners – a distinctive take on food and wine pairings. And for those special holidays like New Year’s Eve or Valentine’s Day, you can enjoy a dazzling feast from our unique event menus. There’s always something wonderful to look forward to.