Food Drink Report

Eagle Rock Brewery turning two, Ladyface’s anniversary week celebration

On January 28 from 12 PM to 4 PM, L.A. based Eagle Rock Brewery will be throwing a party celebrating their 2 year anniversary with food trucks, Grill Em’ All and Mandoline Grill, plus specialty beers on tap in the taproom and an outdoor beer garden at Verdugo Bar. Tickets are $12 and include a taster glass. 3408 Verdugo Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90065. 323-257-7866.

Ladyface Ale Companie based in Agoura Hills, CA is celebrating their second birthday with “Ladyface Anniversary Week” from January 22 – 28. They’ll be offering special barrel-aged releases and a 2nd Anniversary beer during the week. The week will be highlighted with a Brewmaster’s Dinner on Wednesday and a wrap party on Saturday night. The Brewmaster’s Dinner starts on Wednesday, January 25 at 6 PM. Tickets are $70 and include five different food and beer pairings. See the entire schedule here. 29281 Agoura Rd., Agoura Hills, CA 91301. 818-477-4566.

Brewmaster’s dinner menu:

Amuse Bouche
Trébuchet (Sauvignon Blanc barrel-aged Saison)
paired with
house-made fromage-blanc & brioche, with toasted hazelnuts & lavender honey

First
Chesebro IPA fermented with Belgian yeast
paired with
crisp ale-battered oysters, hass avocado, shaved watermelon radish, meyer lemon aïoli, fleur-de-sel & micro-bull’s blood

Second
Guillotine (Cabernet barrel-aged Blind Ambition)
paired with
fruitwood & hop-smoked loin of wild boar, celery root gratin, green apple vinaigrette, watercress & pork belly lardons

Third
Ladyface 2nd Anniversary Ale (Belgian quad)
paired with
ale-braised rabbit with ‘marron’ purée, glazed chipolini onions, mustard greens & natural jus

Last
Russian Lullaby imperial stout vanilla bean-infused cask
paired with
deconstructed ‘banana split’ – banana brulée, butterscotch ice cream, macerated strawberries, molten fudge fritter & toasted almonds