Austin Steam Train Beer Pairing with Bluebonnet Beer Co

Austin Steam Train Beer Pairing with Bluebonnet Beer Co

Saturday, March 26, 2016 @Austin Steam Train departs 7PM

Join Bluebonnet Beer Company on the first Beer Flyer of 2016, featuring their local craft beer.

Passengers will enjoy a custom beer tasting led by Master Brewer David Hulama, and food pairings from Executive Chef, Rob Snow of Greenhouse Craft Food. With sustainably grown and raised Texas ingredients, this beer and comfort food tasting is sure to be the hit of the season.

Beer Flyers are 21 and up only.

All cars are pulled by our 1960 Alco diesel locomotive.

Parties of two may be seated at shared tables.

This train ride is 3 hours round trip with no layover.

SCHEDULE: Departs 7:00 PM, Returns 10:00 PM. Please arrive no later than 6:30pm for boarding.

Get Your Tickets (starting at $50 p/p).

Bluebonnet Beers:

Cream Ale – An easy-drinking, all-season American craft beer. With a low bitterness level, light mouthfeel and crisp finish, this beer pairs well with just about any dish. Try it with a slice of pizza or a burger after a hard day’s work. 6% ABV

Texas Pecan Brown Ale – Malty and rich, this brown ale has just enough bitterness to balance the flavors of caramel and chocolate. Much more approachable than a full-bodied porter this medium-bodied beer is crafted with Texas pecans to yield a subtle nuttiness. Try it with some roasted pork or barbecued brisket. 6% ABV

American Amber Ale – This crowd favorite is based upon an award-winning recipe from David’s home brewing days. A non-traditional American amber with a large dose of late hops in the kettle results in a strong hop aroma and flavor profile supported by a firm, malty backbone. Think of it like an amber colored IPA without the high degree of bitterness. Spicy Tex-Mex chicken enchiladas will bring out everything that this beer has to offer. 6.5% ABV

American IPA – Our version of another classic American style. Loaded with premium American hops, this golden ale bursts with citrus and piney notes. The clean, dry finish leaves you with a pleasantly smooth bitterness. Try it in it’s classic pairing with a curry dish, although our favorite is with a big bowl of spicy Texas chili (hold the beans, please). 7% ABV

Read more about Bluebonnet Beer Company, from our recent article.

Austin Steam Train Beer Pairing with Bluebonnet Beer Company

Irina Plakas

Love bbq & craft beers. Crazy for sours. Really enjoy sampling different beers, bottle sharing & meeting other beer nerds. Owner of 2 rescue dogs (Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Duke & Star). Robotics coach, I also have a passion for photography & travel. Editor-in-chief for Craft Beer Austin Follow me on Twitter -- Untappd

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