Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Beer and Soup Pairing at REO Town Pub & Grand Brewery

Written by  Ryan Ranspach
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 Beer and Soup Pairing at REO Town Pub and Grand River Brewery

This month, we are branching out by holding two different beer pairing events, one to be held at usual location, REO Town Pub in Lansing and the second at Grand River Marketplace and Brewery in Jackson. For November, we'll be offering beer samples with some soul-warming soup, a perfect pairing to fend off the cold winds of fall.
The first of the events will be held on November 12th at Grand River Brewery and will start just after 7PM. The following five soups and Grand River beers will be paired together:
Grand River Marketplace - JacksonWhere: Grand River Brewery

 November 12th starting at 7pm

The Pairings: (5 - 4oz Beers - 5 - 3oz Soups)
  • Clam Chowdah with The Chaunting Raven Oatmeal Stout 5.0%ABV
  • Creamy Tomato with Airship Cream Ale 4.5%ABV
  • Sage and White Bean with Wilde Rye'd 5.25%ABV
  • Butternut Squash and Pickled Apples with "Bones" Van Brunt Pumpkin Ale 4.6%ABV
  • Black Bean Chipotle with Barking Irons Porter 4.75%ABV

The second event will be on November 18th at the REO Town Pub in Lansing and will also begin just after 7PM. The following five soups from The Soup Spoon Cafe will be paired with 5 beers from Saugatuck Brewing Company:

Soup Spoon Cafe - Lansing

REO Town Pub

  November 18th starting at 7pm

The Pairings: (5 - 6oz Beers - 5 - 3oz Soup Spoon Cafe Soups)
  • Hot and Sour Pork - Singapore IPA
  • Beer Cheese Soup - Nick of Time
  • Tomato Basil - Pathfinder Pale
  • Seafood Chowder - ESB Amber
  • Chorizo Chilli - Bonfire Brown

Both events will served beer dinner style course by course and everyone is encouraged to purchase tickets ahead of time and arrive at least a few minutes before 7PM. We are thrilled be doing the additional tasting event this month and plan on expanding them further in the coming months. Keep howling, and we'll see you soon for these fantastic beer and soup tasting events!