Hair of the Dog Brewing is proud to host “Dr. Bill” from Stone Brewing for this unique pairing dinner

A glass at Hair of the Dog

Stone Brewing Co.










Two of the country’s most respected breweries-Hair of the Dog and Stone-unite for a not to be missed beer dinner featuring some spectacular out of this world pairings.

Brewmaster and founder Alan Sprints of Hair of the Dog Brewing
Brewmaster and founder Alan Sprints of Hair of the Dog Brewing

Portland’s Hair of the Dog Brewery and Escondito, California’s Stone Brewing join forces for a limited seating mouth-watering event on December 3, 2015 for the ages. With not many seats left in this 50 person gathering of artisan beer and food, expert flavorologist “Dr.” Bill Sysak of Stone Brewing will walk and taste folks through some of the most imaginative pairing the craft beer world has seen to date (read more about Sysak below). Legendary craft brewmaster Alan Sprints of Hair of the Dog will also be on hand to accompany Sysak with his own expertise. Here are the full details as well as the pairing and how to reserve your spot (if tickets still remain when you read this)–

December 3rd, 2015
$75 including tip

Reserve your spot here today — this event is limited to only 50 attendees

The pairings for this dinner:

Hair of the Dog Blue Dot IPAPassed Appetizer

Brisket BitterBallen

Paired with:
Blue Dot


Smoked trout and Brussels leaf salad, tossed
in garlic oil, Balsamic with toasted almonds

Paired with:
Stone Matt’s Burning Rosids Imperial Cherry Wood Smoked Saison


Iberico pork, la pluma with a Micro green salad
and an Apple and rosemary demi glace

Paired with:
Stone Stochasticity Project Your Father Smelt of Elderberries and Fred from the Wood

Fred From The Wood


Butter Poached Halibut, Herb croquet, mustard volute

Paired with:
Stone 08.08.08 Vertical Epic Ale and Flanders Fred


Elk Tenderloin, beer braised mushroom duxelle,
roasted peppers, braised greens

Paired with:
Chris Banker/Stone/Insurgente Xocaveza Mocha Stout and Cherry Adam

Cherry Adam from the Wood


Putin Beerimisu

Paired with:
Juli Goldenberg / Monkey Paw / Stone 24 Carrot Golden Ale and Putin

Puchase your reservation for this event here.


About “Dr.” Bill Sysak

Bill Sysak, or as he’s more often referred to, “Dr. Bill,” is the Craft Beer Ambassador for Stone Brewing Co.

Dr.” Bill is a Certified Cicerone® and has proven expertise in selecting, acquiring and serving craft beers. He received his nickname through his work as a combat medic in the military Army National Guard, and the moniker has stuck with him throughout his career in the craft beer industry.

At Stone, he’s responsible for setting the beverage standard and ensuring the beverage philosophy is followed at all Stone Brewing Co. venues. “Dr.” Bill suggests the beer, wine and food pairings for the menus at the restaurant, and also coordinates and hosts many Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens events including:

Beer & Cigar Dinners
Master Pairing events
Sour Fest
Stone Pour it Black
Rare Beer Breakfast

Stone Brewing' s Dr. Bill Sysak
Stone Brewing’ s Dr. Bill Sysak

Sysak has been featured in such publications as The New York Times, Draft magazine, Imbibe, Los Angeles Times andFood & Wine. He can also be found on the popular Internet podcasts, “New Brew Thursday” where he does a “Master Pairings” segment each week and “Expert Drinking,” where he educates his fans on the best of craft beers, fine wines and spirits.

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