Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Beer dinner to benefit Philippines

Circles chef/owner Alex Boonphaya will donate 100 percent of the take to the relief effort.

Beer dinner to benefit Philippines

Alex Boonphaya of Circles.
Alex Boonphaya of Circles.

Chef/owner Alex Boonphaya of Circles Thai (812 N. Second St. in Northern Liberties) had planned a four-course beer dinner with brewers Tim Patton and Christina Burris of Kensington's Saint Benjamin Brewing Company.

And then the Philippines were blasted by Typhoon Haiyan.

Boonphaya is donating 100 percent of the proceeds of Thursday 11/14's $35-a-head feast (6 and 8 p.m.) to relief efforts.

Make reservations here.

Here’s the menu along with the 12-ounce beer pairings:

Coconut Milk Soup paired with Liaison - Lavender Saison (5.5% ABV)

Papaya Salad paired with Transcontinental - California Steam Beer (5.5% ABV)

Roasted Half Muscovy Duck paired with Dubbel Galore - Belgian Abbey Dubbel (6.8% ABV)

Banana S’mores Spring Roll paired with Bielaya Vorona - Baltic Porter (6.6% ABV)

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