The Old Toad

New Year's Eve Beer Dinner 2007


Chicken Liver Pate
Country style pate with Melba toast.
Dogfish Head - 60 Minute Pale Ale

Asparagus, Goats Cheese and Walnut Salad
Mixed greens, asparagus tips, toasted walnuts and goats cheese drizzled with Sauvignon Blanc vinaigrette.
Weihenstephan - Hefe Weissen

Crab au gratin
Jumbo lump crab with warm cheeses finished in the oven.
Roosterfish - dunkel Weisse


Lemon and Ginger Sorbet



Coq au Vin
Classic French dish with a British Twist served over Basmatti rice with a roast stuffed onion.
Schlenkerla - Helles

Pancetta Wrapped Scallops
Sea scallops wrapped with pancetta served over saffron risotto with asparagus spears.
Bells - 2 Hearted Ale

Beef Short Rib
Beef short rib slowly braised in Black Sheep ale served over wheat beer whipped mashed potato with roasted root vegetables.
Fullers - London Porter

Leek and Wild Mushroom Mille Feuille
Baby leeks cooked in a white wine and cream reduction stacked with a trio of wild mushrooms and layered with filo. Served with roast chestnuts and root vegetables.
Sam Smith - Nut Brown



Apple Crepes with a Calvados Butter Sauce
Ayinger - Celebrator

Chocolate Peanut butter Profiteroles
Youngs - Double Chocolate Stout

Cheese Plate
Triple cream, aged gouda, and Bleu
Ommegang - Ommegeddon