Interactive Beer Pairing Series Unites The Pub’s Culinary Team
with an Array of Craft Breweries
LAS VEGAS (Jan. 9, 2014) – The Pub at Monte Carlo will bring guests delicious pub-style cuisine and exclusive craft beer pairings with the 2014 Gus’ Beer & Bites beer pairing dinner series. In each interactive monthly event, The Pub at Monte Carlo Executive Chef Damis Irizarry will create a five-course menu that captures the distinct flavor profiles of the evening’s featured beers. Craft brewers will travel from near and far to present classic brews, seasonal selections and unique barrels. Guests will have the opportunity to taste these sought-after suds and learn insider secrets from the brewing experts.
Gus’ Beer & Bites begins Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m. and will be held the last Wednesday of every month. Tickets are priced at $64.05 per person, all-inclusive, and are available for purchase to guests 21 and over online at Monte Carlo’s website or by calling Monte Carlo Concierge at 702-730-7010 or The Pub at 702-730-7420.
Each dinner will begin with a reception on the second level of The Pub’s dining room, complete with passed hors d'oeuvres paired with the first beer selection of the evening. Guests will be invited to mingle until they are led into the seated dining area and the five-course culinary experience commences. As the second selected craft brew is delivered, diners will be introduced to a brewery representative who acts as the passionate conductor of the oncoming parade of beers. Executive Chef Irizarry will guide guests through the culinary aspect of the experience as each course is served. Guests will be provided stationary and a pen to note interesting facts and flavor profiles throughout their epicurean adventure.
The 2014 schedule of events for Gus’ Beer and Bites is as follows:
Firestone Walker Brewing Company: Wednesday, January 29
Born from the search for the perfect ale, Firestone Walker Brewing Company of Pasa Robles, CA will bring the highly anticipated Firestone Walker 17th Anniversary Ale, as well as additional selections, to guests of the first pairing dinner of the New Year.
Joseph James Brewing Company: Wednesday, February 26
As a local brewery based in Henderson, NV, Joseph James Brewing Company strives to bring people together and match each palate with the essential beer by utilizing quality ingredients and an all-natural process. Joseph James will be featuring a variety of beers including the richly potent Fox Russian Imperial Stout.
Green Flash Brewing Company: Wednesday, March 19
Green Flash Brewing Company based in San Diego, CA, is anything but traditional. It places modern twists on classic styles and brews up beers such as the renowned West Coast I.P.A., which is sure to make an appearance at March’s pairing dinner.
Hanger 24 Craft Brewery: Wednesday, April 30
An equal passion for both flying and great beer produced this craft brewery in Redlands, CA that will bring their classic Hanger 24 Orange Wheat to Las Vegas.
Stone Brewing Company: Wednesday, May 28
Stone Brewing Company, the brainchild of several chance meetings between two brewers, will visit The Pub with its unbelievably hoppy and undeniably tasty Ruination I.P.A. in tow.
Wasatch & Squatters of Utah Brewers Cooperative: Wednesday, June 25
Partners in the Utah Brewers Cooperative, Wasatch Beers (Schirf Brewing Company) & Squatters Beers will join forces to bring an assortment of brews to The Pub, including the strong and smooth Wasatch Devastator Double Bock.
Newcastle of the Caledonian Brewery Company: Wednesday, July 30
Traveling across the pond from the United Kingdom, Caledonian Brewery Company will bring rare Newcastle beers to Las Vegas, including the newly released Cabbie Black Ale.