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Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
Beers of Summer Private Tasting

Beers of Summer Private Tasting

Date & Time
Wednesday, July 24, 2024
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$45 plus tax (includes gratuity)
318 S. Towanda Avenue, Normal, IL, 61761
Join us on our patio for an exclusive beer-tasting event! CEO/Founder Matt Potts will warmly welcome guests and share beer insights, while the tasting will be expertly hosted by DESTIHL tour guide, Jason Higdon. Guests will be greeted with a seasonal beertail and enjoy delicious food taste pairings that compliment the four unique beers.

Make the most of your evening by arriving early to enjoy a delicious dinner in our dining room before the tasting begins.

Welcome Beertail
Served with Ancho Chips & Dip

Taste 1:
Beer: Saint Dekkera Reserve Sour: Tropicale (Sour Blonde Ale aged in oak red & white wine foudres, conditioned on guava, pineapple & mango)
Food Pairing: Grilled Athena Cantaloupe, House-Made Ricotta & Chamoy

Taste 2:
Beer: Pink Moonlight Hazy IPA with Peach (Collaboration with Hanson Brothers Beer Co.)
Food Pairing: Pecan Smoked Chicken Lollipops, Peach Wheat Brine, Peach & Hot Local Honey Glaze (Sasse’s Apiary, Chestnut, IL)

Taste 3:
Beer: TourBus Hazy IPA (2021 Gold Medal Winner – Juicy or Hazy IPA- Great American Beer Fest)
Food Pairing: Bacon & Bleu Burger Slider (Funk Farms, Shirley, IL), Arugula, Ropp Jersey Cheese Smoked Bleu (Normal, IL), Smoky Chipotle Sauce

Taste 4:
Beer: Dosvidanya Maple Bourbon Breakfast Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout (2023)
Food Pairing: House-Made Sweet Corn Ice Cream, Kilgus Farmstead Cream (Fairbury, IL), Roasted Local Corn, Organic Caramel Corn

Ticket Price: $45 plus tax (includes gratuity)

We look forward to hosting you for a delightful evening on the patio!