Beer Pairing Dinner Benefits Brain Cancer Organization


Attention, beer fans: On Monday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. one of the Valley’s top barbecue restaurants, Bryan’s Black Mountain Barbecue in Cave Creek, is hosting a A Beer for Brains Foundation Event. The fund-raising dinner will feature four courses paired with eight beers and will raise money for The Beer for Brains Foundation, a national, non-profit organization of craft-beer lovers, distributors and brewers, who are committed to raising awareness of brain cancer. (The money raised by The Beer for Brains organization currently goes to support the development of cutting-edge brain cancer research and treatment options at the new Barrow Brain Tumor Research Center.) Here’s a taste of the menu that is to be featured on the Monday night menu:
Course One
Maui Brewing Co. Big Swell IPA
Full Sail Brewing Co. Full Sail Amber

Bryan’s smoked sausage
pickled watermelon rind chow chow

Course Two
Maui Brewing Co. Bikini Blonde Lager
Deschutes Brewery Cascade Ale

warm tomato and asparagus salad
truffled brisket butter

Course Three
Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA
Deschutes Brewery Black Butte Porter

BBQ Cabrito Brunswick stew

Course Four
Maui Brewing Co. Coconut Porter
Maui Brewing Co. Mana Wheat

cardamom snickerdoodle
blackberry and desert honey ice cream

Tickets for the Beer for Brains Foundation beer-pairing dinner at Bryan’s Black Mountain Barbecue are $60 per person. The event will also have a raffle for beer items and RAREaffair general admission tickets, an event at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale which Chef Bryan Dooley will also take part in. The beer dinner will be limited to 60 attendees, so to make your reservation, call 480.575.7155 or visit

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