Caffe Dolce Sweet and Sour Beer Dinner for MCBW

Sour beers are hot right now (figuratively, not literally) and Caffe Dolce has prepared an incredible opportunity to learn more about them while enjoying expert pairings during Missoula Craft Beer Week. 

Dine on sweet dishes paired with sour beers and sour dishes paired with sweet beers while hearing from David Brendgard, an expert brewer of sour beer.  David, formerly of Deschutes Brewing, is now the lead brewer for Flathead Brewing Co.

Reservations are required and seating is limited.  Here is the complete menu and all the details from Caffe Dolce.  The restaurant is located at 500 Brooks Street in Missoula.

Beer Dinner

Caffe Dolce Presents “Sweet & Sour” Dinner,
as part of Missoula’s Craft Beer Week

Tuesday, April 29th, 6:00 pm


Join us for an epic pairing of beer and food. Sweet dishes will be paired with sour beers and sour dishes will be paired with sweet beers. Plus, patrons will hear from one of the masters of American sours, David Brendgard, the new lead brewer for Flathead Lake Brewing Company, who spearheaded the sour beer and cellaring program for Deschutes Brewery in Oregon.

After tasting through the dinner and pairings, and I can tell you that this dinner will blow you away. Beer tasting dinners are one of the coolest things we do at Dolce– I hope you can make it. -Peter

$65 pp / Reservations Required 830-3055 *3 / Limited Seating


Antipasti (Sweet): 
Lobster and mascarpone crepe with caramelized onions and smoked sea salt
Beer Pairing: Flathead Brewing Centennial Sour 

Salad (Sour): 
Shaved rhubarb and arugula salad with lime juice, preserved lemon, and Tucson olive oil
Beer Pairing: Gulden Draak

Pasta (Sour):
Squid ink spaghetti with sorrel pesto, Alaskan shrimp, and chilies
Beer Pairing: Sierra Nevada Ovila Abbey Quad

Entrée (Sweet):
Grilled beef fillet with crispy sweetbreads, roasted pear, and honey vinegar
Beer Pairing: Flathead Brewing Montucky Sour Brown 

Dessert (Sour):
Passionfruit and white chocolate mousse tartlet with fried kefir leaves and lime zest
Beer pairing: Black Diamond XV Porter