Fall Brew Weekend, Bayfield« Back to Events
This is where Old Rittenhouse Inn partners with South Shore Brewery to present a weekend of great regional beer and pub fare with a gourmet flair. Over the weekend you can celebrate the joy of fresh micro-brewed beers and delicious food. The schedule includes a beer tasting with appetizer buffet on Friday, an afternoon brewery tour and tasting on Saturday, and a 6-course dinner on Saturday night with craft brews selected to match each dish.
Bayfield is located along Highway 13 on the shores of Lake Superior, about 15 minutes north of U.S. 2. U.S. 63 brings you towards Bayfield from the Hayward, Spooner, and Twin Cities areas; U.S. 51 north through the North Woods sends you toward U.S. 2 for the connection to Bayfield, too. Enjoy Bayfield, nearby Madeline Island, and great brews and food at the Fall Brew Weekend!
Fall Brew Weekend Address:
Old Rittenhouse Inn
301 Rittenhouse Avenue
Bayfield, WI 54814
Read details about schedules and packages below!
Weekend events are included in our discount lodging package, but can also be booked a’ la carte.
PACKAGE: OCTOBER 26-27, 2018
Fall Brew Weekend Package includes:
* Friday Brew Reception and Appetizer Buffet
* Saturday afternoon Brewery Tour and Tasting
* Saturday 6-course Brew Wine Dinner
* Hearty 2-course breakfast each morning (Sat/Sun.)
* 20% Server Gratuity
Package is $400/couple + lodging.
Reserve Friday Night at standard rate ($165 – $335), add the $400 Brew Weekend Package, and pay only $100 for Saturday Night!
Call 715-779-5111 to Reserve Your Spot!
A’LA CARTE: OCTOBER 26-27, 2018
Beer Tasting and Reception
Friday, October 26 from 7-9pm
Enjoy a variety of brews to sample, and a buffet of gourmet appetizers and desserts. Meet expert brewers from South Shore Brewery. Swap stories, and meet new friends in a fun, casual atmosphere. Taste hoppy beers, fest brews, dark beers, and a special surprise brew from SSB. The Friday Beer Tasting event is included in the weekend package, or available a’ la carte for $45/person plus tax and gratuity. This event is held at Le Chateau, located at 7 Rice Avenue.
Friday Sample Appetizer menu (from 2015): Chorizo stuffed mushrooms with creamy cilantro sauce. Antipasto with prosciutto wrapped asparagus, genoa salami, red pepper rings, marinated mushrooms, cornichons, aged cheddar. Marinated Flank Steak with Dijon Glaze. House Smoked Shrimp Dip with Beer Bread Crostini. Warm fingerling potato salad tossed with beef bacon, caramelized shallots, & sauerkraut. Bierocks (German meat turnover consisting of cabbage, beef and mozzarella). Miniature Alexander Tortes (raspberry jam sandwiched by shortcake garnished with a sugary lemon glaze).
Brewery Tour and Tasting
Saturday, October 27 from 12-3pm
During Saturday’s optional brewery tour, journey to nearby Washburn for a visit to the South Shore Brewery, where you’ll sample their fine beers and take a guided brewery tour. This event and transportation to/from the Brewery is included in the weekend package, or available a’ la carte for $45/person plus tax and gratuity.
Fall Brew Dinner
Saturday, October 27 from 6:30-8:30pm
Save room for Saturday evening’s 6-Course Fall Brew Dinner where each course is accompanied by a tasty brew selected to compliment the food. Includes appetizer, salad, sorbet, entree and dessert. This event is included in the weekend package, or available a’ la carte for $75/person plus tax and gratuity.
Saturday Sample Menu (from 2015): APPETIZER: Crispy Cider Braised Pork Belly with Macintosh Apple-Chutney. SOUP: Smoked kielbasa and cabbage. SALAD: Watercress and radish salad with Ale vinaigrette. SORBET: Apple Pilsner Sorbet. ENTREES: Schweinebraten with sweet and sour red cabbage and spaetzle OR Braised Chicken with cider-red wine demi glace & sweet potato puree. DESSERT: Prinzregententorte (A Bavarian torte layered with chocolate buttercream, topped with apricot jam and covered in dark chocolate glaz