|Tom's 23rd Annual Holiday Dinner||Tuesday, December 08, 2015 7PM $125|
Please join us for Tom's Annual Holiday Dinner featuring many of the world's greatest holiday ales. Chef Michael Joyce has created an amazing 7 course dinner to pair with 8 word-class beers. $125 tax & tip included
HOLIDAY 2015 MENU
Brasserie Dupont Avec Les Bon Veoux
Crispy Smelts with
Parsley, lemon & shallots
Corsendonk Christmas Ale
Chestnut & Mushroom Soup
Whipped goat cheese - Black Truffle – Smoked Beech Mushrooms
Jolly Pumpkin Noel & Lost Abbey Gift of the Magi
Pate de Campagne with
Duck confit, sour cherries, pistachios, brussel sprouts & Cherry mustard
De Ranke Noel
Chestnut-Crusted Salmon with
Endive braised in De Ranke Noel, orange & rosemary
Port Brewing Santa’s Little Helper
Stout-Braised Short Rib
Cauliflower Stoemp – Horseradish
Brasserie Dubuisson Scaldis Noel
Epoisses de Bourgogne
Smoked apple butter – Almond toffee
DeDolle Still Nacht
Buche de Noel
We will serve the freshest items at the market so the menu is subject to change a bit.
Tickets now on sale. This feast sells out every year, so don't delay in purchasing your tickets.
Call 215.545.7005 for tickets
|New Year's Eve - EARLY SEATING||Thursday, December 31, 2015 6:30PM $75|
Our early seating always sells out first. We will serve a four course dinner paired with excellent beer (we will pour wine if you desire). This is a great way to prepare yourself for ringing in the New Year. You will have a base of great food before you head out to your friend's party. We will even provide you with hats & tiaras, noisemakers, etc as you leave Monk's.
|New Year's Eve - LATE SEATING||Thursday, December 31, 2015 9PM $125|
Now this is the way to ring in 2016. We will serve a six course feast paired with some of the best beers in the world. I recommend you get a hotel room for the night to ensure a safe start to the New Year. Many folks will be staying at the DwightD, a small hotel located four doors North of Monk's Café. website: thedwightd.com
We pull out all the stops for this annual extravaganza. This seating always sells out, too. Be sure to purchase your tickets at least a month in advance.
Details will follow.
|Brewing Beer in Rotterdam and Beodgraven, NL||Sunday, January 17, 2016 All Day|
Tom will be leading a group of intrepid souls for an insider's look at Amsterdam and it's environs.
Tom will brew a beer at Kaapse Brouwers in Rotterdam on Sunday, January 17th.
The Philly Beer Week raffle winners will brew a beer at Brouwerij DeMolen in Bodegraven on Tuseday January 19th.
We will visit many local cafes, eat a few traditional Dutch meals, tour breweries, etc.
Don't forget to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to travel with Tom. www.phillybeerweek.org
|Groundhog Day with Tomme Arthur - Lost Abbey Brewery||Tuesday, February 02, 2016 7PM tbd|
Tomme has set the date for our annual Lost Abbey beer dinner. He always provides us with some gems from his private stash of amazing beer. We just set the date, so now we will start working on the beer list and then the food menu.
Tomme is a pioneer in beer world and has garnered way too many medals and awards to list here. His beer truly rocks!
|Peche Mortel Day||Saturday, February 27, 2016 Noon CASH BAR|
Brasserie Dieu du Ciel! is holding its second annual Péché Mortel Day on Saturday, February 27th. Only 7 bars in the USA will be hosting this super cool event & we are both honored and thrilled to participate.
|The debut of Wicked Weed Brewery in Philly- meet Walt||Monday, May 02, 2016 tbd Cash Bar|
This is the best beer to come out of the South - Period! I met Walt while I was attending a Sandor Katz fermentation school in Asheville, NC. His sour beer program is exceptional and his brother's IPA program produces award winning ales. You seriously don't want to miss this event.
|Craft Brewer's Conference & World Beer Cup in Philly||Tuesday, May 03, 2016 all day PAYG|
Philly will be invaded by 13,000 brewers, beer judges from around the world, beer bar owners and beer geeks for this four day Conference and Trade Show. Fasten your seatbelts Philly! The CBC runs May 3rd through May 6th. Many people come in a couple of days early and a few stay for a couple of days after the conference.
The last time the CBC was in town, only 2,000 people attended the conference. This year...13,000.
Bar owners & beer distributors: Please get all of your draft beer lines cleaned to show off what a great beer town Philadelphia has become. Showcase beer that you personally love and fit the theme of your bar/restaurant. That can be local, national and international gems.
This is a chance for Philly to shine.