National Press Club

North Coast Dinner with Six Micro-Brews

North Coast Dinner with Six Micro-Brews

September 12, 2013 6:30 PM

Location: 4th Estate Restaurant


On Thursday, September 12, 2013, Club members and their friends can experience California micro-brewed beer in the Fourth Estate. The restaurant will offer craft beers produced by North Coast Brewing Company paired with complementary food. North Coast was founded in 1988, making it one of the oldest micro-breweries in the country.

Six beers will be poured. Scrimshaw Pilsner will be served with hors d’oeuvres including barbeque pork sliders and cheese gougères, Blue Star Wheat Beer with a mushroom and arugula salad, PranQster Belgian Golden Ale with shellfish ceviche and fresh avocado. North Coast’s ode to a blackbird, La Merle Farmhouse Ale, will accompany locally made lemon and lavender sorbet and the main course of duck breast & plum sauce will feature Brother Thelonious Abbey Ale. Dessert is mocha crème brûlèe with Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout.

North Coast Brewing Company is located in the town of Fort Bragg, CA, on the Pacific Coast highway, about 170 miles northwest of San Francisco. Based on volume, North Coast is one of the top 50 microbreweries in the US. North Coast sponsors Jazz festivals including the Monterey Jazz Festival and SF Jazz. Brother Thelonious is a tribute to pianist and composer,Thelonious Monk. The Fourth Estate Beer Dinner will kick off the DC based Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz’s 2013 International Jazz Saxophone competition for young musicians, who compete for $50,000 in prize money. The Institute offers promising young musicians college level training by Jazz Masters.

Tickets are available on Eventbrite with a link on the Press Club website, $75 for single tickets, $125 per couple; Non-members pay $85/135. Address any questions to Brent Gwathney, Manager of the Fourth Estate, 202.662.7638.

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