The best in regional craft beer and local culinary creations will be on tap September 24 at Portsmouth's historic Strawbery Banke Museum.The third annual PASSPORT Craft Beer & Culinary World Tour benefits New Hampshire Public Television and Strawbery Banke Museum, and offers guests a savory tour of more than 20 beer styles masterfully paired with appetizers from area restaurants and regional food purveyors. The event will be held from 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.Guests are invited to stroll around the museum's grounds as they sample and learn about the region's leading craft beer styles and the various cuisines they complement. The museum's cooper will be making a beer barrel on site, and guests will taste Moat Mountain beer poured from one of his hand-made barrels.
Breweries participating in this event include: Smuttynose Brewing Company, Allagash Brewing Company, Moat Mountain Brewing Company, Samuel Adams, Throwback Brewery, Tuckerman Brewing Company and White Birch Brewing.Some of the participating restaurants and food purveyors include: Black Trumpet Bistro, Blue Mermaid Island Grill, Cabot Cheese, Cava, The Common Man, Flavor Concepts, Four Restaurant, Jumpin' Jay's Fish Café, The Kitchen Deli & Catering, Lindt Chocolates, Mombo, Pete & Gerry's Organic Eggs, Portsmouth Brewery, RiRa, The Rosa, Street, Wentworth by the Sea and White Apron Catering.
Tickets for PASSPORT are on sale for $50 and include a signature PASSPORT beer glass. For more information, please visit nhptv.com/passport.
This article appears in the September 2011 issue of New Hampshire Magazine