Winterlude – A Winter Evening of Artisan Beer Dinner

  • January 17, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday January 17th, 2020 7pm  – A Winter Evening of Artisan Beer Dinner-Hosted by Chef Jacques Haeringer with Special Guest and Great Falls Neighbor Cicerone Brian Hennighausen of Brewscapes 

Chef Jacques Haeringer cordially invites you to a magical winter’s eve of delicious food paired with artisanal Belgian- beers selected by Special Guest and Great Falls Neighbor Cicerone Brian Hennighausen of Brewscapes.

 Belgium has one of the richest and most fascinating brewing traditions in the world, dating back to at least the 12th century. Over those many years Belgian brewers have become world renown for their astoundingly complex and yet still approachable and very drinkable beers. Whether it’s a spirited and citrusy tripel, a dark and moody strong ale, or a delicious treasure from the Trappist brewhouses any aspiring beer connoisseur is certain to fall in love with magical brews of Belgium.



Chef’s Seasonal Canapes
Paired with Orval, a Belgian Pale Ale from Brasserie de L’Abbaye Notre-Dame D’Orval a Trappist Monastery in the Gaume region of Belgium

Carolina Shrimp and Maine Rope Mussel Duo, Light Mashed Celery, Dill Beurre Blanc
Paired with De Troch Oude Gueuze, a Gueuze from Brouwerij De Troch in Wambeek, Belgium

Herb Crusted Grilled Lamb Chop, Roasted Cauliflower, Duchesse Potato, Black Peppercorn Sauce
Paired with Brugse Zot, a Dubbel from Brouwerij De Halve Maan in Brugge, Belgium

Hunter’s Feast – Red Deer Chop, Quail Stuffed with Duck Mousse, Roebuck Sauce
Paired with Loirette, a Saison from Brasserie De La Pigeonnelle in Céré La Ronde, France

Valrhona Chocolate Mousse Gateau
Paired with Straffe Hendrick Quada Belgian Strong Dark Ale/ Quad from Brouwerij De Halve Maan in Brugge, Belgium



Event Price: $79.00 excluding tax and gratuity for a total of $100.00.

Tickets non-refundable.We are happy to accommodate guests’ dietary concerns, so all may join the festivities. Please email or call 703-759-3800 with special requests.


About Brian Hennighausen

Brian Hennighausen is a Certified Cicerone and a full member of the International Guild of Beer Sommeliers and the North American Guild of Beer Writers. He is an advisor and brand ambassador to several craft breweries in the Washington DC area. He is also a freelance writer and frequent social media poster on all things related to beer and the brewing industry and has been featured in a variety of publications. He shares his passion for great beer with the community through Brewscapes and offers specialized consulting and education services for breweries, restaurants and other organizations.  Brian lives in Great Falls, Va. with his wife Tiffany and their two Saint Bernard dogs.  Please visit Brian at @brewscapes on Instagram and at



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