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Buy an Irish Stout, keep the pint glass at Boscos on St. Patrick’s Day

March 15, 2013 By: mike Category: Breweries, Memphis

Boscos Squared in Memphis is giving away free collectible pint glasses on St. Patrick’s Day when you buy your first Boscos Irish Stout.

There will also be a special menu all day, shirts for sale and live music from Memphis Jones.

Boscos - St. Patrick's Day

Bagpipes and beer on tap Saturday for St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Beale Street

March 14, 2012 By: mike Category: Events, Memphis, Video

Bagpipers on Beale Street

Head to Beale Street in Downtown Memphis on Saturday to drink some beer and check out the 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

The parade starts at 3:30 p.m. at Fourth and Beale and goes up the street to Second and Beale. It’s always a good time. You can never go wrong with beer and bagpipes!

Speaking of, maybe I’ll try Guinness’ new Black Lager. It’s featured in the video below, along with a kilted man and a surprise.

How to make Irish beer bread for St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2011 By: mike Category: Cooking with beer

On this St. Patrick’s Day, Evan Benn, St. Louis Post Dispatch beer columnist and Hip Hops blogger, shows how to make Irish beer bread.

It’s a quick and easy recipe and looks pretty tasty.

Irish Beer Dinner at Celtic Crossing in Memphis

March 03, 2011 By: mike Category: Events, Memphis

Irish Beer DinnerJust before the arrival of St. Patrick’s Day, you can get your Irish on.

Celtic Crossing, in Memphis’ Cooper-Young neighborhood, and Sam Adams are hosting an Irish Beer Dinner on March 14 at 6:30 p.m.

The five-course dinner, with entrees prepared with a Sam Adams beer and paired with a 7-oz. beer, costs $40 per person or $70 per couple, with proceeds benefiting the Memphis Irish Arts Foundation.

In addition to the dinner, there will be live music and entertainment.

Here’s the menu:

Steamed Mussels
Fresh mussels steamed with shallots, garlic, fresh herbs and Sam Adams Coastal Wheat. Paired with Sam Adams Noble Pils.

Beer and Cheese Soup
Creamy blend of Irish cheddar and Samuel Adams Boston Lager. Paired with Sam Adams 48 IPA.

Corned Beef Sliders
Certified Angus corned beef slow simmered in a seasoned beer and beef stock, topped with sauerkraut and melted Swiss cheese. Served with our homemade marirose sauce for dipping.

Fish & Chips
Our Icelandic cod, beer batter dipped and served with chips, peas, and Galway tartar sauce. Paired with Sam Adams Boston Lager.

Black and “Sam” Brownie
Rich, dark chocolate pecan brownie with a hint of Guinness and Sam Adams Boston Lager served warm with whipped cream. Paired with Sam Adams Cherry Wheat.