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Monday, July 10, 2006

KONA BREWING COOKS UP BACKYARD BEER DINNER JULY 29

Media Contact:
Rich Tucciarone
Director of Brewery Operations(808) 334-1340
rtbrew@KonaBrewingCo.com

For Immediate Release

KONA BREWING COOKS UP BACKYARD BEER DINNER JULY 29

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii’s Big Island — Kona Brewing Company’s Brewery & Pub on Hawaii’s Big Island will cook up its annual American Beer Month Backyard Beer Dinner Saturday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m. The dinner will pair a different Kona Brewing Company ale or lager with each of four courses, many of which will be prepared with beer as an ingredient. The beer dinner will culminate Kona Brewing Company’s lineup of American Beer Month events, celebrated each July. Now in its seventh year, American Beer Month is a nationwide campaign that promotes American brewing and the diversity and quality of American beer.

The feast will begin with grilled scallops, shrimp and black forest ham on sugar cane skewers marinated with macadamia nut honey, lemongrass, Hawaiian purple chili peppers and Gale Ale, served on a bed of frisee, arugula and spinach. It will be served with Gale Ale, a newly released American-style strong pale ale. Next, chilled avocado soup prepared with Lilikoi Wheat Ale and chile peppers will be served with brewchetta and paired with Longboard Island Lager. The main course will feature chicken cordon bleu brushed with Lavaman Red Ale and crusted with spent grain breadcrumbs. It will be served with beer steamed asparagus and roasted red potatoes seasoned with cascade hop flowers and rosemary. The main course will be paired with Lavaman Red Ale. Finally, for dessert, baked Hawaiian mountain apples will be served with homemade vanilla cane sugar and Kona coffee whipped cream, paired with bourbon barrel aged Black Sand Porter.

Cost is $50 and includes live entertainment, dinner and beer, commemorative American Beer Month pint glass, gratuity and tax. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the first course served at 7 p.m. Space is limited. Reservations are required and can be made in person at the pub or by calling 334-1133.

For more information on other American Beer Month events planned at the Kailua-Kona Brewery & Pub, visit www.KonaBrewingCo.com.


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