Barrel Aged Blackout Stout Brewmaster's Dinner

You are cordially invited to a culinary fête of darkness as we toast to the journey from barrel to table. Join us for the second annual Barrel Aged Blackout Stout Brewmaster’s Dinner with Chef Richard Basich and special guest Justin Michalovic, manager of the Great Lakes barrel aging program.

Guests will enjoy a divine six-course beer dinner featuring a shadowy mix of rare Barrel Aged Blackout Stout variants.

Tickets are $85. See complete event details below…

February 27, 2020 | 7:00PM

Great Lakes Brewing Co. Tasting Room

2019 Blackout Stout Imperial Stout
2020 Bourbon Barrel Blackout Stout
2019 Brandy Barrel Blackout Stout
2019 Tequila Barrel Blackout Stout
2019 Gin Barrel Blackout Stout
2019 Coconut Rum Barrel Blackout Stout
2019 Triple Bourbon Barrel Blackout Stout

Course 1 - Biscuits & Gravy
Savory johnnycakes, bison gravy

Course 2 - Wild Mushroom Tarts
Roasted mushroom, puffed pastry, mornay

Course 3 - Pozole
Roast pork, hominy, chili radish salsa

Course 4 - Fish & Chips
Smoked trout, braised potato & leek, juniper cream

Course 5 - Bake & Shark
Fried walleye, pineapple slaw

Course 6 - S'mores
Graham cookies filled with marshmallow meringue, dipped in chocolate

Bottles of 2020 Barrel Aged Blackout Stout will not be available for purchase at the dinner. Each guest in attendance will receive a voucher granting them early access to purchase up to six bottles of Barrel Aged Blackout Stout before they go on sale to the public (date TBA).*

22 oz. bottles of 2020 Barrel Aged Blackout Stout will go on sale to the public on April 4 at Cellar Night, our campus-wide celebration of barrel aged beers, food, and music. Stay tuned for more details!

* - Early on-sale date will be communicated via email no later than March 30, 2020. Guests must be 21 or older to redeem vouchers, and must present valid ID at time of purchase. Vouchers have no cash value and are non-refundable and non-transferable. Details subject to change without notice. 

Tickets are $85 each.
Details are subject to change.
Guests MUST BE 21 or older with a valid ID to attend this event.
No ID: no admittance. No exceptions.
We are proud to use fresh, locally-sourced produce and ingredients, and our menu reflects this seasonal availability. Unfortunately, menu items at this dinner cannot be substituted.
Payment is non-refundable, and event date is non-transferable.

Questions? Contact us at 216.325.7846 or email us at