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Category: Beer Events

04oystersingleoysterI know for some of you, this is the festival you’ve been most eagerly awaiting for, the Schlafly 2010 Stout and Oyster Festival. Schlafly is flying in “over 25,000 fresh oysters from both coasts and offer a tantalizing array of dishes, like gumbo, Rockefeller, fried, Po-Boy, and grilled.” They will also be offering up a raw bar as well to give you the ability to try several different vararites.

Schlafly will also be flying in some some celebrity shuckers to open up your oyster fyster than you can blink. With names like “Bimbo, Clam, Rawle, Silky Smooth and Thurman” I think you’re in for some really colorful characters.

Oh, and then there’s the beer. Schlafly will be offering their Nitro Irish, Oatmeal and Kaldi’s Coffee Stout. You’ll be able to combine some of your favorite Schlafly stouts with the briny delight of fresh Oysters.

Schlafly’s festival will be on start on Friday, March 19th from 5:00 p.m.-Midnight and continue on Saturday, March 20th when it will run from Noon-Midnight. Stay tuned tomorrow for a VIP Dinner contest!

On Tuesday, March 23rd, Dressel’s Public House will be hosting a very special collaborative beer dinner which will feature beers from O’Fallon Brewery and Left Hand Brewery.   Beginning at 7PM, this six course meal will be paired with six different beers from O’Fallon and Left Hand.

The cost of this meal will be $40 per person (tax and gratuity not included) and reservations will be required.  You can make reservations by calling 314-361-1060.

Pate de Lapin
Paired With Left Hand Juju Ginger

1st Course
Rabbit Confit Pappardelle With Proscuitto, Fava Beans & Herb Butter Sauce
Served With Left Hand Polestar Pilsner

2nd Course
Duck Bresaola Salad With Arugula, Mizuna, Shaved Gouda and Walnut Vinagrette
Paired With Left Hand Sawtooth Amber Ale

3rd Course
Leg of Venison With Pancetta & Orange On Butternut-Spinach Hash
Served With O’Fallon Cherry Chocolate Ale

4th Course
Smoked Rack of Rabbit & Pork Belly On a Bed of Boxty Potatoes
Paired With O’Fallon Smoked Porter

Left Hand Imperial Stout Float With Chocolate Ice Cream, Stilton Blue, Toasted Pecans and Honey