Madison County Hop Fest Weekend begins on Friday, Sept. 15 at 6 pm with a five course Paired Beer Dinner at Good Nature Farm Brewery in Hamilton. Each course will be paired with their signature craft beers. We start with a “Hoppy Hour” of Spent Grain and Local Honey Granola-Nut Clusters paired with Good Nature Blond Ale. For the first course 3 Oysters on the ½ with Pickled Leek and Raspberry Mignonette paired with Good Nature Blight Buster IPA- American. The second course is Frites with Garlic Sausages and Green Peppercorn Sauce paired with is 5 – (5 Year Anniversary Ale) New England Belgian Style IPA. The third course is Grilled Sword Fish Medallion with Beet Puree and Pea Shoots paired with Non-Stop Hop Onslaught IPA- Session/Indian Session Ale. The fourth course is Wood Fired Ash Crusted Beef Tenderloin Carpaccio with Chicory Greens, Hoppy Mustard and Coddled Egg paired with American Brown Ale. The fifth course is a Lemon Creme Fraiche Gelato with Warm Maple Syrup and Toasted Pepitas paired with Annie IPA- Imperial/Double.
Tickets for the dinner are $65 and must be purchased by September 8. For more information and to purchase tickets online, please visit our website- madisoncountyhopfest.org. If you are interested in sponsoring the event, or volunteering your time, please contact the society today by calling 315-363-4136. Like Madison County Hop Fest on Facebook. Combine your love of history, beer and food at the 22ndAnnual Madison County Hop Fest.