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
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.
Our next Bar Bites dinner is coming up with Deschutes Brewery of Bend, Oregon. Deschutes has come to Wisconsin with great beers in a big way and is into the stuff we’re into — community, quality, and fun.
On Monday, December 3, enjoy a 5-courses paired with Deschutes beer at Story Hill BKC starting at 6 p.m. $65 includes dinner, reception, pairings, tax and gratuity. Tickets are also available at Story Hill BKC, 5100 W. Blue Mound Rd. Here’s what we’re working on…
Reception and Snacks
paired with Mirror Pond Pale Ale
1. Fresh Haze Beets
with Blood Orange- & IPA-glazed chioga and golden beets, orange supremes, thyme-chevre crème fraîche, salted pecans
paired with Fresh Haze IPA
2. Kettle Range Pork Tenderloin
with Schwarzbier mole, cotija masa fritter
paired with Schwarzbier
3. Charcoal-Grilled Duck Gizzards
with black pepper & onion bread pudding, cranberry duck demi, kale chips
paired with Gin Barrel-Aged Hop Henge Imperial IPA
4. 48-Hour Short Rib
with rutabaga & sweet potato hash, truffle celeriac puree, smoked carrot jus
paired with Jubeale Strong Ale vs. Barrel-Aged Jubeale
5. Chocolate-Pumpkin Butte Fudge Pie
with chocolate mousse, pumpkin custard, coffee butte fudge
paired with Black Butte XXX 30th Anniversary Barrel-Aged Porter
When you buy your tickets, print if you like — or just show us on your phone! We’ll also have a guest list.
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]
At Black Shoe Hospitality restaurants, 10 Days in Tosa is the best time to buy gift cards. Every $100 in gift cards purchased from Maxie’s, Blue’s Egg in Milwaukee, or Story Hill BKC between Sept. 10 and Sept. 19 will receive an additional $20 dining comp gift card.
Our gift cards are good at all three Tosa-area restaurants, including the Wine Shop at Story Hill BKC, as well as the new Blue’s Egg in Shorewood.
As a member of the Best Guest Club, you can earn one point for every dollar you spend at a Black Shoe Hospitality restaurant — including gift cards during 10 Days in Tosa. For every 140 points, you will receive $10 in rewards credit, which can be redeemed on your next visit. Just ask your server to sign up the next time you’re in.
10 Days in Tosa is the 8th annual week of special offers hosted by the Wauwatosa Chamber of Commerce to highlight the best the Tosa dining scene has to offer. Check out the 10 Days in Tosa website to see more participating businesses, including an interactive map.
10 Days in Tosa Details: Gift cards can be purchased and redeemed interchangeably at Maxie’s, Blue’s Egg and Story Hill BKC. Gift cards can be redeemed for food, beverage and merchandise. Black Shoe comp dining cards can only be used for future dining purchases, and cannot be used for retail purchases. Offer only good during 10 Days in Tosa, Sept. 10-19, 2018. Offer available on-site at Maxie’s, Blue’s Egg in Milwaukee, and Story Hill BKC only; offer not available at Blue’s Egg in Shorewood; offer not available on online gift cards sales.
Story Hill BKC is home to a wine, beer, and spirits shop with an impressive selection. We’ll help you find interesting beverages at a good price for your next party.
Story Hill BKC is available for completely private events through the day on Mondays. Private lunches or evening events can host 50 seated guests or 80 guests for a cocktail reception. Contact 414-336-1005 or [email protected]. Food and beverage minimums for events at Story Hill BKC start at $1000 at any time of day on Mondays, and may vary based on the date.
Story Hill accepts dinner reservations in our main dining room for parties of any size Tuesday through Saturday. The Private Dining Room at Story Hill BKC accommodates parties of 8 to 14 diners, and can be reserved for brunch, afternoon cocktail parties or Happy Hours, or dinner parties. Contact 414-539-4424 or [email protected].
Sign up for or share that you’re a member of our Best Guest Club, and earn points toward rewards for every dollar spent on your party. Earn $10 credit to spend on yourself for every 140 points earned.
We’re getting ready for Bar Bites Beer Bash, our annual walk-around beer tasting, on Monday, August 27. This event is more like a party than a sit-down dinner, although we’re serving BKC Bites from food pairing stations to match the myriad styles of beer on sample.
We’re particularly excited for some breweries joining the Bash for the first time. Founders will be in the house for the first time! Dogfish Head will also be represented for the first time. Ballast Point, Tyranena, Great Lakes, Indeed, and Uinta/Fair State are in. Return samplers include Lakefront, Central Waters, Deschutes, and Bell’s, and we might get one or two more based on space.
This year, we’ve introduced special early bird pricing: tickets are just $45 until August 19. After that date (or on the day-of if we’re not sold out) tickets are the full price of $55. Tickets include beer tastings, pairing bites, tax and gratuity. Get your tickets here:
We’re “Rolling Out The Barrel” for Beer Bash, with special tappings in the weeks leading up to the Bash. These are some high-quality, limited beers from some of our favorite breweries (which will all be represented at the Bash).
Tuesday, July 31, 5 p.m. — Central Waters Bourbon Barrel-Aged Vanilla Bean Stout
Tuesday, August 7, 5 p.m. — Bell’s Wedding Ale
Tuesday, August 14, 5 p.m. — Dogfish Head Fruit Full Fort
Tuesday, August 21, 5 p.m. — Founders KBS