Brew Master Dinner Series at Sport Restaurant

SEATTLE, WA – John Howie’s Sport Restaurant & Bar, located in the shadow of the Space Needle, is kicking off its 2012 Brew Master Dinner Series with a paired 5-course dinner featuring the beers of Pike Place Brewing Company, on Tuesday, May 22nd at 6pm.  

Owners Charles and Rose Ann Finkel will present several award winning top sellers including the 50th Anniversary Space Needle Golden IPA, paired with Chef/Owner John Howie and SPORT Chef Joey Birashk’s popular cuisine.    
The first keg of Pike beer, Pike Pale, was tapped in October of 1989. Pike is the third oldest independently owned brewery of approximately 150 in Washington State.  
The Finkel’s will share tales of the brewery’s coming-of-age along with tasting notes on each of the beers served and Chef Howie will speak about the menu pairings.

The evening’s menu is:
Pike Place Pale Ale
First Course – Pike XXXXX Stout Infused Hard Boiled Eggs  
Post Alley Porter 
Second Course – Baked Oysters with Pale Ale Braised Parsnip & Celery Root Puree and Crispy Bacon Gremolata
Kilt Lifter Ale
Third Course – Applewood Smoked Roasted Chicken Breast with Cheesy Polenta and Kilt Lifter Spiked BBQ Sauce
Pike Place IPA / 50th Anniversary Space Needle Golden IPA / Doubble Troubble IPA
Fourth Course – Coconut Curried Thai Pork with Sticky Rice, Thai Basil and Bell Peppers
Dessert – Malted Vanilla Ice Cream XXXXX Stout Float with Malt Sprinkle
Priced at $45 plus tax and gratuity, reservations may be made by calling 206-404-7767.  SPORT Restaurant & Bar is located at 140 – 4th Avenue No., Suite 130, Seattle.
John Howie, a man known as much for his spirit of generosity as his award winning fare, shares recipes from his restaurants and for life in his just released cookbook Passion and Palate:  Recipes for a Generous Table.  This gorgeously photographed, hardbound book includes a collection of over 240 recipes of guest and family favorites from Seastar Restaurant and Raw Bar, John Howie Steak, SPORT Restaurant & Bar, and Adriatic Grill Italian Cuisine & Wine Bar.  
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Written by Charles Koh

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