Annnnnnd we’re back — with another Wisconsin brewery coming to our place for a Bar Bites Beer Dinner! Join us on Monday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. to celebrate Tyranena Brewing Company on the very day it began operations 20 years ago.
Tyranena brands its beers with quintessentially Wisconsin names and explores our state’s unique history and folklore. We’ll be joined by Tyranena rep Sean and head brewer Ryan, who will share more of the Tyranena legend as we enjoy a 5-course beer-paired dinner.
Here’s a working draft of the menu:
Reception & Snacks — paired with Munich Helles, a tap room exclusive
Goat Cheese Beignet, with honey-cayenne praline crumble, watercress cardamom pesto — paired with Peach Sour, a kettle sour wheat ale
Course 2, under development — paired with Sheep Shagger Scotch Ale
Poblano Papusa, fire-roasted poblano, cotija & bean-stuffed papusa, Millionaire & lime cabbage, cilantro, pickled radish, toasted coriander — paired with Lake Millionaire, an unfiltered IPA w/ Amerillo, Azacca, Mosaic & Citra hops
Braised Beef Cheek, tomato, fennel, onion, garlic, sourdough, whipped thyme butter — paired with Summer Home Hoppy Blonde Ale
… and dessert by Black Shoe Bakery — paired with Tapping The Sugarbush, a bourbon barrel-aged imperial porter with Wisconsin maple syrup
Tickets are $65 and include dinner, reception, pairings, tax, and gratuity. Tickets are also available at Story Hill BKC, 5100 W. Blue Mound Rd., Milwaukee. Tickets are not refundable but are exchangeable and can be given as gifts. All tables are communal and seat between 8-12 guests. Please contact us regarding allergy and dietary restrictions to inquire about possible accommodates at 414-539-4424 or [email protected].
JUST A FEW TICKETS LEFT: Please stop by or call 414-539-4424
We look forward to the harvest of another year and celebrate a spectacular summer with Bar Bites Beer Bash, our annual walk-around beer tasting! On Monday, August 26, we’re having a party at our place with some of our favorite breweries. We serve BKC Bites light appetizers for you to enjoy from food pairing stations as you sample the many beers.
Breweries scheduled to join us include Third Space, Central Waters, Bell’s, Tyranena, Lakefront, New Glarus, Dogfish Head, Deschutes, Stem Ciders, Fair State, and 3 Sheeps. Note: Unfortunately, Surly has canceled.
Tickets are $55 and include beer tastings, pairing bites, tax and gratuity. Get your tickets here:
Here’s a look at the menu:
Appetizers, find ’em on the bar
• Cheese Ball with crostini
• Pretzels with Beer Cheese
• Mushroom Flatbread
• Fried Chicken Thighs with cornbread biscuits
• Creamed Corn on the Cob with Corn Custard, Chili Lime, Cotija Cheese
• Grass Fed Beef Tenderloin with Herb Butter
• Vegetable Ratatouille with Smoked Tomato Coulis
UPDATE: Our Argyle Winemaker Dinner has SOLD OUT. We are thrilled to host our first-ever wine dinner with Argyle Winery’s Nate Klostermann on Monday, July 15.
Born and raised in rural Wisconsin, Nate moved to Oregon to join Argyle and learn about luxury winemaking. He became Argyle’s head winemaker in 2013, carrying on and developing the label’s signature sophistication in Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay, and Sparkling. This is the only Wisconsin wine dinner Nate will make it to this year! Argyle is a longtime favorite at Story Hill BKC, frequently a glass-pour and an easy recommendation for servers and the shop.
Snacks and reception wine start at 6 p.m. to will be followed with a 4-course Argyle wine-paired dinner. $100, includes tax and gratuity. Tickets available online below or at Story Hill BKC, 5100 W. Blue Mound Rd., Milwaukee, WI.
Here’s what the chefs are working on…
• Brut Sparkling, a reception wine paired with snacks
• Nuthouse Riesling, paired with a Milk-Stewed Turkey Salad
• Reserve Chardonnay, paired with Chanterelles & Corn
• Pinot Noir vs. Reserve Pinot Noir, paired with Grass-Fed Tenderloin with Escargot Duxelles
• Rosé Sparkling, paired with Oeufs à la Neige, a dessert of meringue floating on crème anglaise
UPDATE: Our Third Space Bar Bites Beer Dinner has SOLD OUT! We’re keeping it local for our next Bar Bites Beer Dinner — Third Space is coming to our place. Join us on Monday, June 24 at 6 p.m., when we welcome one of Milwaukee’s hottest up-and-coming breweries for a 5-course beer-paired dinner. Beer lineup and menu coming soon…
Third Space Brewing’s focus on quality creates excellent beers that give you room to relax and enjoy. Tickets are $65 and include dinner, reception, pairings, tax, and gratuity. Tickets are also available at Story Hill BKC, 5100 W. Blue Mound Rd., Milwaukee. Tickets are not refundable but are exchangeable and can be given as gifts. All tables are communal and seat between 8-12 guests. Please contact us regarding allergy and dietary restrictions to inquire about possible accommodates at 414-539-4424 or [email protected].
Join us for dinner on Wednesday, May 8, to Support Stepping Stone Farms, which rescues horses that are otherwise unwanted and gives them the job of helping people see that, even though their life might be banged up a little, it can still be meaningful, worthwhile and full of love.
We’ll contribute 10% of food sales that evening to Stepping Stone, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on 5/8/19.
We’ll also feature a “wine pull” — one mixed mystery case wine, half red and half white, available for $20 per bottle. You get what you grab, if you’re enjoying it here or at home, while supply lasts. Wine pull proceeds go entirely to Stepping Stone Farms. Make your dinner reservation by calling 414-539-4424 or emailing [email protected].
We’re opening early on Opening Day, Thursday, March 28, at 9:00 a.m., serving our weekday lunch menu with some “brunchy” specials ’til 2 p.m. Start your day at Story Hill BKC! Stop by and pick up your last-minute beverage contribution to the tailgate at our bottle shop.
By the time the game’s out, we’ll be on our midday menu, served 3-5 p.m., with the full dinner menu served 5-9 p.m.
Join us for dinner on Wednesday, March 13, to Support Milwaukee Metro Voices, which produces local talent in original works of music, theater, and more.
We’ll contribute 10% of food sales that evening to Milwaukee Metro Voices (MMV), from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on 3/13/19. See the details on Facebook by clicking here.
We’ll also feature a “wine pull” – one mixed mystery case wine, half red and half white, available for $20 per bottle. You get what you grab, if you’re enjoying it here or at home, while supply lasts. Wine pull proceeds go entirely to Milwaukee Metro Voices. Make your dinner reservation by calling 414-539-4424 or emailing [email protected].
MMV’s next show is “’80s Movie,” a jukebox musical with songs in the style of pop hits of the era and original script by Jason Powell. Look for select dates and times of “’80s Movie,” with performances March 21-31 at the Tenth Street Theatre, 628 N. 10th St. in Milwaukee.
UPDATE: Our 3 Sheeps Bar Bites is SOLD OUT. The brews for our next Bar Bites Beer Dinner are coming to us from just a couple counties over, in the bratwurst capital of America. Join us on Monday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m., when we welcome 3 Sheeps Brewing of Sheboygan for a 5-course beer-paired dinner.
3 Sheeps’ beer philosophy is to combine heartfelt creativity and meticulous research to create balanced, eminently enjoyable beer. Tickets are $65 and include dinner, reception, pairings, tax, and gratuity. Tickets are also available at Story Hill BKC, 5100 W. Blue Mound Rd., Milwaukee.
Print your tickets if you wish, but you can also show us on your phone (we’ll have a guest list to keep track).
Tickets are not refundable but are exchangeable and can be given as gifts. All tables are communal and seat between 8-12 guests. Please contact us regarding allergy and dietary restrictions to inquire about possible accommodates at 414-539-4424 or [email protected]
Here’s a rough draft of what we’re working on…
Reception and Snacks
paired with Fresh Coast Pale Ale
1. Chili-Rubbed Short Ribs
with Sweet Sticky Puffed Rice, Sweet Carrot Purée, Watercress
paired with Rebel Kent Amber Ale
2. Grilled Endive Salad
with Misdirection Vinaigrette, Walnuts, Cheese
paired with Misdirection Imperial IPA
3. Steelhead Trout
with more details to come…
paired with Roll Out The Barrel, a Chardonnay barrel-aged Belgian Golden ale
4. Whole Stuffed Maple Leaf Farms Duck
with more details to come…
paired with Veneration, a Rye barrel-aged Quad with figs and molasses
5. German Chocolate Cake
with more details to come…
paired with Paid Time Off, a dark wheat ale with coconut, cocoa nibs and walnuts
We’ve got options for wine gifts, whether you’re looking for a host gift, a stocking stuffer, a decanter, or a big brand name bottle to cherish.
Here’s a gift that says “I want to share some wine and good times with you.” A couple of bottles — Route 152 Central Coast California Pinot Noir and Greystone Cellars California Petite Sirah — and a couple of glasses in a vintage-style four bottle carrier, with an always-helpful wine opener. 60.00
You can pick up the Route 152 Pinot Noir or the Greystone Petite Sirah packaged with a locally produced Indulgence chocolate bar — our “Wine & Chocolate” set — for just 18.00
Stay warm with a Hot Chocolate gift box — Indulgence Vanilla Bean Malt Cocoa Mix, Indulgence mini marshmallows, and 2 Black Shoe Hospitality to-go coffee mugs. 25.00