Beer Feast at Brambling Cross with Populuxe Brewing

Brambling Cross, the gastropub owned/operated by local chef Ethan Stowell, is hosting a series of beer feasts, with each event featuring a local brewery. First up, Populuxe Brewing on Monday, January 23rd (details below). The other breweries included in the series are Standard Brewing and Holy Mountain Brewing. Brambling Cross is located in downtown Ballard.

Here’ the info about the first beer feast:

Bramling Cross is back at it with a new round of beer feasts for 2017. First up: Populuxe on Monday, January 23.

The chef and Populuxe’s head brewer Peter Charbonnier will collaborate on a family-style dinner paired with five of Populuxe’s beers (plus a beer cocktail!) Both the chef and the brewer will be in attendance to talk about the food and the beers throughout the meal.

The meal begins at 7pm and is $55/person, including five beers plus a beer cocktail with dessert. It’ll be a warming feast, with a hearty choucroute platter as the centerpiece—an abundant assortment of cured, confit-ed, and roasted meats on a bed of braised sauerkraut!

Here’s the menu:

Arrival: Burke Gilman Bitter

First: Citra/Red Ale, Plum Porter

  • Black olive pretzel knots, sea salt, fennel
  • Deviled eggs, smoked salmon, saffron aioli
  • Hamachi crudo, Calabrian chilies, burnt orange, thyme
  • Shaved Brussels sprouts, Benton’s ham hush puppy, saba
  • Fried oysters, malt aioli, celery hearts

Second: Cinderblock CDA, Replay IPA

  • Choucroute: house-made lamb sausage, pork osso bucco, boudin blanc
  • Sauerkraut, crispy fingerling potatoes, mustards and mostardas
  • Charred root vegetables with salsa verde

Dessert: Custom Beer cocktail featuring Old Oddvars Strong Ale

  • Treats and bonbons from the pastry team

Join in on this fun night celebrating Seattle’s great beer culture—call the restaurant at 206.420.8192 to save a spot.

Save the date for the next two feasts:

February 20—Standard Brewing

March 20—Holy Mountain

Poluluxe is a Ballard brewery that gets its name from a portmanteau of “popular” and “deluxe”—which is how they’d describe their beers. Their brewery makes award-winning beers and serves a great gathering place with plenty of space both indoors and out. For more information,

Bramling Cross is chef Ethan Stowell’s gastropub created to showcase incredible local beers alongside the great food they deserve. Eight taps feature beers from the region—many from just a few blocks away—additionally, there are over 20 domestic and imported bottles and cans, including large-format beers for sharing. The menu ranges from shellfish to roasted vegetables, and includes updated American classics like fried chicken and a griddled burger—all served in an intimate space decked out in warm grays and dark wood. The restaurant is open for dinner daily from 5pm to 11pm—till midnight on Friday & Saturday. Happy Hour is on Sunday through Thursday in the bar from 5pm to 6pm and again from 10pm to 11pm. For more information call 206.420.8192 or visit www.ethanstowellrestaurants. com

Bramling Cross is located at 5205 Ballard Ave NW in Seattle, Washington.


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