July 11, 2012

July Beer Dinner! Featuring Kurlbaum Heirloom Tomatoes

Our next beer dinner is just around the corner! This month, it's our five-course "You Say Tomato. . ." dinner, featuring heirloom tomatoes from Kurlbaum Tomato Farm (check them out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kurlbaumtomato or on Twitter at twitter.com/kurlbaumtomato). My mouth is already watering, just looking at this menu.  Let's take a closer look at what we'll be serving -

The name in the bold red text is the variety of tomato, followed by the dish, then the beer in the purple-ish color
It's hard for me to predict a favorite right now.  I think the P.B.L.H.T. has a strong chance (pretty sure that translates to Pork Belly, Lettuce, Heirloom Tomato), but I do love scallops, especially if they're paired with a lobster cream.  And lump crab?  Or braised beef toast with a smoked marrow emulsion?  Let's not forget about dessert, either.  I'm very intrigued by the use of tomatoes for dessert; after the use of garlic and peppercorn in the last beer dinner, I'm definitely on board with savory desserts.

As for the beers, well, they're all pretty dang good.  I think Nebraska's Apricot au Poive may be my favorite, but it's actually been a while since I've had most of the others.  This will be a great chance to catch up with old friends.

Space is limited, so make your reservations for July 23rd now by calling 816-389-4180!  $60 will cover the meal, tax, and gratuity. 


  1. I'm totally confused. On the Beer Kitchen website it shows the beer dinner as Sunday 7/17 and no mention of heirloom tomatoes. I want to reserve for this one but can't find it on their website. What the heck is going on?????

  2. Sorry for any confusion. We will update the site. The above information is correct.