Juicy barbecue, ice cold beer, and a good cause? This one's a no-brainer, or, in the case of Bryan's Black Mountain Barbecue in Cave Creek, a Beer for Brains fundraiser.
At 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 12, Bryan's Black Mountain Barbecue will be pairing up 'que and beer with proceeds going to the Beer for Brains Foundation, a non-profit, beer industry-related charity based in Peoria, Arizona, that supports brain cancer research and treatment options at the Barrow Brain Tumor Research Center (BTRC) in Phoenix, Arizona.
The four-course, BBQ-centric menu (think smoked sausage, brisket, and stew) will be paired with eight beers from Dogfish Head and Maui Brewing Co.
Check out the menu, beer selection, and reservation details (do it quickly, this one's fillin' up fast!) after the jump.
Menu (Dinner format is beer vs. beer. Vote for the best beer per course.)
1st Course: Bryan's Smoked Sausage with pickled rind chow chow Paired with Maui Brewing Co. Big Swell IPA vs. Full Sail Amber Ale
2nd Course: Warm Tomato & Asparagus Salad Truffled Brisket Butter Paired with- Maui Brewing Co. Bikini Blond Lager vs. Deschutes Brewery Cascade Ale
3rd Course: BBQ Cabrito Brunswick Stew Paired with - Dogfish Head 90 Min IPA vs. Deschutes Brewery Black Butte Porter
4th Course: Cardamom Snicker doodle Blackberry and Desert Honey Ice cream Paired with Maui Brewing Co. Coconut Porter vs. Maui Brewing Co. Manu Wheat
The cost of the Beer for Brains event at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 12, at Bryan's Black Mountain Barbecue, is $60 per person. Call 480-575-7155 for reservations.