October 7, 2008

tied house sneak peak

Decisions Decisions.

my beer geek gang is wrestling this week with long-awaited openings that have ended up on the same day.
The Tied House and Earth Bread Beer. This thursday
I am certainly not ruling out hitting both.
The most ambitious of drinkers, many of the brewers themselves, are in Denver this week for the Great American Beer Fest. Since, I am not going I am more than pleased to drink some of the first beers these fine brewers are putting out.

Here's a few items from the Tied House's menu

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You want to snack on some Olives with herbs de provence? you can.

or

Duck Confit tostada with a green chili sauce
Albondigas- spicy meat. a. ball. as with a tomoato ragout

Tiedhouse /Burger - with a soft roll (this is they key component) and a sweet onion compote

Porter braised Short Ribs with a chinese 5 spice and toasted Fregola (need to google this)


Veggie?
Smoked Tomato and Goat cheese tart with arugula pesto

Curried Vegetable Risotto Fritters with a sweet and Sour sauce.

Leonard has been stashing suds for quite some time now.

Here's the starting line up...

General Lafayette Draft Beer

Tiedhouse "standards"

Germantown Blonde Ale

Tiedhouse Lager (Amber brew produced exclusively for The Tiedhouse - not even available at the General Lafayette Inn)

Pacific Pale Ale

Sunset Red Ale

Chocolate Thunder Porter

General Lafayette Brewmaster Specials

Le marquis de Lafayette - Belgian-style amber

Lafayette's Escape -1.9% abv belgian-style dark ale

The Mirage - 2.7% abv, hoppy Belgian-style pale ale

Oktoberfest

East Coast IPA

Raspberry Mead Ale

Lafayette's Biere de Framboises

275th Anniversary Ale - 13.1% abv barleywine brewed in 2006

On-deck

Churchill's Mild, Novemberfest, 2005 Phantom

General Lafayette Bottles

Abbey Blonde Ale

Abbey Brune Ale

Guest taps

Dogfish Head 90-minute IPA

Ommegang Witte

4 more TBD...

On-deck

Oaked aged Yeti, Witkap Tripel

Guest Bottles

Pinkus Munster Alt

Lost Abbey Judgement Day

La FIn du Monde

Celebrator Dopplebock

Ayinger Brau-Weisse

Green Flash Hop Head Red

and more

The place is rather large, And with a few plasmas, we have one more great beer bar to watch a game at.


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