Cuatro de Mayo Beer Dinner Presented by Southbound & Ardent

By Ardent Craft Ales (other events)

Monday, May 4 2015 6:00 PM 9:30 PM EDT

Ardent Craft Ales proudly presents our first beer dinner at the brewery in collaboration with Southbound Restaurant, the newest venture from Roosevelt Chef Lee Gregory and Heritage Chef Joe Sparatta. On Monday, May 4 beginning at 6 p.m. we welcome the Southbound crew for an incredible five-course "Cuatro de Mayo" dinner - which also includes pre-dinner snacks and family-style side dishes - served outside on our patio. This festive, early summer menu will be paired with six Ardent beers including several casks brewed just for the occasion as follows:

Tamale bites with chicken, cheese + roasted peppers
Chips + dips  |  Beef jerky
Beer: Touchstone Wheat Pale Ale pin infused with 
Kumquats, Coriander+ Smoked Sea Salt

COURSE 1   |  Octopus Salad 
with marinated tomatoes, yucca chip & ramp verde  
Beer: Berliner Braunbier

COURSE 2  |  Pupusa 
Lamb chorizo, blue corn + queso 
topped with apple + fennel curtido
Beer: Barrel-aged Honey Ginger

COURSE 3  |  Sopes 
Smoke tomato masa filled with beef cheek al pastor 
+ garnished with pickled beef tongue salad
Beer: Sweet Potato & Sage Ale

COURSE 4  |  Tacos 
Pork from Autumn Olive Farm whole hog 
served with local corn tortillas, Southbound hot sauces 
+ traditional garnishes
Beer: Session India Pale Lager

COURSE 5  |  Flan 
Coconut custard with mole caramel + malted churro
Beer: Dark Rye pin infused with Mexican spice + coconut

Family-style lime rice + coconut black beans  served with dinner

Details: Ardent & Southbound Cuatro de Mayo Beer Dinner on Monday, May 4 at 6 p.m. Dinner is $70 per person, including all taxes and gratuity. Dinner will take place at Ardent Craft Ales at 3200 West Leigh Street in Richmond. Rain or shine event. In the event of rain, beer dinner will be moved inside brewery.