, this month's beer dinner at theLibertine Bar
features five Spaten beers along with an Oktoberfest-inspired five-course meal.
The dinner is at 7 p.m. next Wednesday, September 29. On the menu are apple and pear potato pancakes with spicy lingonberry sauce paired with Spaten Oktoberfest, smoked salmon soup with Spaten Dunkel and more.
Proving that the bar actually gives a schnitzel about City of Ate readers, the Libertine is offering a pair of tickets for the meal -- a $100 value.
We'll award them to one creative commenter. Details about the contest and the full menu are after the jump.
Update: The contest is now over. Winner announced here.
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First course: Apple and pear potato pancakes with spicy lingonberry sauce. Paired with Spaten Oktoberfest.
Second course: Ale spiked smoked salmon chowder with sourdough crostini. Paired with Spaten Dunkel.
Third course: Veal and smoked ham hock-filled cabbage rolls with gypsy cabbage. Paired with Spaten Premium.
Fourth course: Smoked Gruyere and Hungarian sausage-stuffed pork schnitzel and homemade spatzle with cucumber salad. Paired with Spaten Bock.
Fifth course: Plum and farmer cheese-stuffed pierogies with cinnamon glaze. Paired with Spaten Optimator.
You can RSVP at the bar or call 214-824-7900 for a spot. Tickets are $50 apiece plus tax -- unless we really like the way you think about beer.
Here's the contest: Whoever comes up with the best idea for a tasty fall beer and leaves a description in the comments wins. Clever names are strongly suggested. Enter as many times as you like and use a pseudonym if you wish. However, keep in mind that we'll have to be able to reach you and will eventually need your real name if you win, so be sure to use one of your own e-mail addresses when commenting.
Winner will be chosen at 5 p.m. tomorrow. And...Go!