Cleveland, Ohio- The Braumeister planned a four course dinner with beers during Lent.
Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22.
Aperitif: White asparagus sautéed and baked in butter made with Riesling wine, finished with a decorative cranberry purée. Beer: Cider Mouth Brut E. Dupont.
Salad: Grilled fregola with maple, radishes and fresh cucumbers on green vegetables, and garnished with a honey and rice vinegar vinaigrette. Beer: Einbecker Mai Urbock.
Vegetarian starter: Dijon-marinated smoked cauliflower steak served with creamy parmesan polenta and topped with a fig glaze. Beer: Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Maerzen.
Carnivorous entry: Slow roasted smoked paprika pork knuckle (schweinshaxen) topped with German dark chocolate mole sauce, served with creamy parmesan polenta and red cabbage braised in sweet and sour fat and bacon. Beer: Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Maerzen.
Dessert: Bourbon bread pudding with Majhul dates and banana. Beer: From Dolle Boskeun
The cost is $60. Due to special food and beer orders, as well as additional staff, the restaurant requires a 48-hour cancellation of reservations. Cancellation is free with full refund by 5 a.m. on Sunday, March 20. Additional parking is available at CVS on Lorain Avenue and W. 131st Street.
Der Brau is at 13046 Lorain Ave., Cleveland.
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