This past fall Deschutes Brewery and Hair of the Dog Brewing released its second collaboration with Collage 2. Now to properly honor this magnificent beer both Deschutes and Hair of the Dog have teamed up with Higgins Restaurant and Moonstruck Chocolate for its Collage 2 Celebration taking place above Loyal Legion at The Evergreen.
This evening of beer, food and chocolate pairings will take place on Friday, April 7 from 6:30-9:30pm. Advance tickets are on-sale at $65.00 each and are available by clicking here.
The pairings at this one of a kind beer dinner features Collage 2 along with each of the barrel-aged beers that were part of the final blend. Therefore pouring alongside Collage 2 will be The Abyss and The Stoic from Deschutes and Fred and Doggie Claws from Hair of the Dog that make up this barrel-aged blend.
Deschutes’ Corporate Executive Chef Jeff Usinowicz and Hair Of The Dog Executive Chef Chuck Hambley will lead the dinner. Both will be assisted by legendary Portland chef Greg Higgins from his Higgins Restaurant and Master Chocolatier Julian Rose of Moonstruck Chocolate. These four have created a menu that pairs Collage 2 and its 4 blended beers with food and chocolates that are sure to delight the palate of those in attendance. All four chefs and brewers from both Deschutes and Hair of the Dog will be present and will be part of the Collage 2 Celebration.
Beer and Food Paired Menu Stations:
Reception Beers: Pacific Wonderland and Table Beer
Chef Chuck Hambley of Hair of the Dog
Braised Pork Belly, Pickled Sweet Pepper, Balsamic Gastrique, Fried Shallots
Chef Greg Higgins of Higgins
Citrus and Chili Cured Spring Run Chinook with a Salpicon of Early Veggies and Horseradish
Chef Jill Ramseier of Deschutes Brewery Portland Pub
Spent Grain Beef Tartare with Barley Wine Lavash, Burnt Orange & Herb Panna Cotta
Chef Jeff Usinowicz of Deschutes Brewery
Braised Oxtail Empanadas with Orange Pepitas Mole
Master Chocolatier Julian Rose of Moonstruck Chocolate
Julian’s Chocolate Creations
Salumi Table: Deschutes Brewery/ SP Provisions Beer Salamis, Greg Higgins/ SP Provisions Salamis, Black Butte Porter/ Face Rock Creamery White Cheddar, Pickled Veggies, Brewery Breads & Crackers and other fun accoutrements!
For those looking for vegetarian options, there will be vegetarian creations at each station.
Collage 2 Description:
This encore collaboration with Hair of the Dog Brewing Company delivers layers of vanilla, caramel and molasses with roasted accents and complex malt character. This second version magically blends The Abyss (100% aged in Pinot barrels) and The Stoic (100% aged in Pinot barrels) with Hair of the Dog’s Fred (aged in American oak and rye whiskey barrels) and Doggie Claws (100% aged in cognac barrels).
14.3% ABV | 19 IBUs
618 SE Alder St.
Portland, OR 97214