Thursday, June 5, 2014

Summer Beer Dinner Series at Big Buns

3 Breweries.  5 Paired Courses.  Spread over the course of the summer in 3 remarkable dining experiences.
Big Buns is teaming up with three craft breweries - Flying Dog, Hardywood and DC Brau - for a series of beer dinners this summer.  For each dinner, Best Buns is pairing craft brews with specialty sliders, all-you-can -fries, and tasty desserts.  Here's the line up:
Thursday, June 5: Junetoberfest featuring Flying Dog craft brews
  • Start...Blood Orange Ale paired with beer battered onion rings (Sriracha mayo)
  • One...Snake Dog IPA paired with a beer marinated brat (sauerkraut, spicy mustard, pretzel bun)
  • Two...Dead Rise Old Bay Summer Ale paired with a jumbo lump crabcake slider (lettuce, pickled green tomato, Old Bay spiced aioli)
  • Three...Easy IPA paired with a bison burger slider (apple smoked bacon, chipotle pesto aioli, Havarti cheese)
  • Dessert...Brewhouse Rarity Ginger Beer paired with a hand spun graham cracker shake
Thursday, July 3:  Bunsdependence Day featuring Hardywood beers
  • Start...All you can eat fries and sweet potato fries
  • One...Lamb Burger, pickle, Sriracha mayo, smoked Gouda
  • Two...Maine lobster roll, shredded lettuce, house dressing
  • Three...80/20 Black Angus blend, Pico de Gallo, avocado cream aioli
  • Dessert...Hardywood stout, gluten free chocolate chip cookie, vanilla ice cream
Thursday, August 7:  Brau, Bacon + Sausage II featuring DC Brau pairings
  • Start...Big Buns Tots, Sriracha mayo
  • One...80/20 Black Angus blend, breakfast bacon, blue cheese sauce
  • Two...Ribeye bison blend, cherrywood bacon, sauteed mushrooms, Swiss cheese                       
  • Three...Lamb burger, Cajun Andouille, pickle, curry in a hurry sauce                      
  • Dessert...Penn Quarter Porter, fried Snickers bar, vanilla ice cream
Tickets for a beer dinner is $42 a person, or all 3 for $109.  For tickets and information, check out

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