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Matthew’s Restaurant to feature Left Hand Brewing Company beer dinner


micrositeimage_454016photo1Matthew Medure is something of a local legend in Jacksonville. As half of the famed Medure brothers restaurateur and chef dynasty, he and his brother David own Matthew’s and Medure’s fine dining restaurants as well as the popular M Shack burger joints. On Wednesday, July 22, Matthew will apply his talents to a beer dinner featuring the brews of Left Hand Brewing Company.

The dinner will feature five courses and beers as well as a reception amuse bouche and beer. The menu and pairings run the gamut from light seafood to decadently rich. Below is the full menu as supplied by Carolyn Graham of Brown Distributing, Lefft Hand’s local distributor.

Reception offering:

Sausage and Puff Pastry with Local Honey Mustard, paired with Polestar Pils.

First Course:

Scallop Carpaccio with Summer Melon and Cilantro, paired with Good Juju.

Second Course:

Chinese Sausage and Crispy Jasmine Rice with Curry Aioli Lettuce Wraps paired with Introvert Session IPA.

Third Course:

Braised Pork Belly with Steamed Bao and Pickled Vegetables pained with 400 lb. Monkey IPA.

Fourth Course:

Smoked Beef Brisket with Foie Gras Mole and Mexican Corn paired with Milk Stout and Nitro Milk Stout.

Fifth Course:

Malted Vanilla with Chocolate Mousse, Banana and Smoked, Salted Caramel paired with Black Jack Porter.

Tickets for the dinner are $75 per person. Contact Matthew’s at (904) 396-9922 or via their website — — for more details.

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Posted by on July 3, 2015 in Beer Dinner


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Boulevard Brewing Company to enter Florida market

boulevard_brewery_01One of my favorite breweries from the mid-west is finally making its way to Florida thanks to an agreement with Brown Distributing. Look for Boulevard Brewing Company’s beers to enter the market over the next few weeks. For more details check out the press release below.

September 10, 2014 – Kansas City – Just days after adding northern New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania to its distribution territory, Boulevard Brewing Company today revealed that its beers will soon be available in Florida. Late last week, the brewery inked an agreement with Brown Distributing, which serves the entire state. With this latest expansion, Boulevard beers will be sold in 28 states and the District of Columbia.

“We’ve been looking at Florida for quite a while,” said Steve Mills, Boulevard’s vice president of sales. “We’ve found the ideal partner in Brown Distributing, and look forward to sharing our beers with the rising tide of Florida craft beer enthusiasts.”

Several year-round beers will be available beginning in early October, including Unfiltered Wheat Beer, the brewery’s most popular offering, Pop-Up I.P.A., 80-Acre Hoppy Wheat Beer and Single-Wide I.P.A.Boulevard’s Smokestack Series will be represented by Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale and Double-Wide I.P.A.Additional seasonals and limited releases will be introduced in the coming months.

About Boulevard Brewing Company
Boulevard Brewing Company has grown to become one of the largest specialty brewers in the Midwest, dedicated to the craft of producing fresh, flavorful beers using traditional ingredients and the best of both old and new brewing techniques. For more information, visit,, or follow us on Twitter at

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Posted by on September 10, 2014 in Craft Beer Brewery


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