Passport – NH’s Craft Beer and Culinary World Tour Event

Looking for something fun to do in September. Look no further than one of the biggest Food/Craft Beer events in the area. Check out this press release from the Passport event happening September 15 in Portsmouth.

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(PORTSMOUTH, NH, June 25, 2012) – The best in craft beer and local culinary creations will be on tap September 15th at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth. The 2012 PASSPORT Craft Beer & Food Pairing event, a benefit for New Hampshire Public Television and Strawbery Banke Museum, offers guests a savory tour of over 20 craft beers deliciously paired with appetizers from area restaurants and regional food purveyors. Guests will stroll the museum’s grounds, sampling and learning about leading craft beer styles and the cuisines they complement. Tickets are limited and this event sells out!

Smuttynose Brewing’s director of brewing operations and master brewer David Yarrington and Chef Evan Hennessey of Flavor Concepts are guiding the pairings. The Jim Dozet Trio will perform throughout the evening. Additional details and tickets for this benefit for New Hampshire Public Television and Strawbery Banke Museum are available at

Participating PASSPORT breweries to date include: Smuttynose Brewing Company, The Portsmouth Brewery, Allagash Brewing Company, Dogfish Head, The Flying Goose Brew Pub, Moat Mountain Brewing Company, The Prodigal Brewery, Samuel Adams, Stone Brewing Company, Throwback Brewery, Tuckerman Brewing Company, and Lagunitas Brewing Company.

Participating PASSPORT restaurants and food purveyors to date include: Flavor Concepts Catering, The Portsmouth Brewery, Black Trumpet, Blue Mermaid Island Grill, Black Birch Kitchen, Cabot Cheese, Cava, Four Restaurant, Green Monkey, Lindt Chocolate, Holy Grail Beer & Spirits, Kitchen Deli and Catering, Meat House, Moxy, North Country Smokehouse, One Hundred Club, Pete and Gerry’s Heirloom Eggs, Popper’s Artisanal Meats, Ristorante Massimo, Stages at One Washington, and When Pigs Fly.

Passport Main Event 5 – 7:30 PM. Stroll Strawbery Banke Museum’s grounds on the Piscataqua while enjoying a savory tour of craft beers from over 20 brewers, perfectly paired with appetizers prepared by local chefs. Learn about beer styles and the cuisines they complement. Guests receive a special PASSPORT glass. Vegetarian appetizers are available. Tickets for the Passport Main Event are $60, and its designated driver ticket is $25.

Diplomat VIP Reception 4 – 7:30 PM. A PASSPORT Diplomat VIP ticket includes early admission to the Main Event and entry to the VIP tent where Diplomats can gather and sample exclusive beer and food pairings all evening. Guests receive a special PASSPORT glass. Tickets for the Passport Diplomat VIP are $85, and its designated driver ticket is $45.

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Hope to see you there!