In my e-mail inbox a few minutes ago:
Metropolitan is announcing the next in our series of beer dinners to be held next Tuesday, December 15. Chef Ferdinand Farly will be pairing five courses with five beers from the Samuel Smith Brewery in Yorkshire, England. Samuel Smith Brewery is one of the oldest and largest independent breweries in England, producing a variety of classic English ales in a brewery that dates back to 1758. John Brown of Merchant du Vin, the importer of Samuel Smith, will be on hand to talk about the brewery and the beers.
The details:Date: Tuesday, December 15Time: 7:00 pmCost: $50 per person, Limited to 15 people
The Menu:1st Course: Green Pea & Mint SoupPure-Brewed Lager2nd Course: Green Pea & Watercress SaladOld Brewery Pale Ale3rd Course: Curried ScallopsIndia Pale Ale4th Course: Lemongrass LambchopTaddy Porter5th Course: Fried BananaOatmeal Stout
If you are interested and wish to reserve a spot, call Metropolitan at 410-234-0235 or send an email.