With a name that translates to “tall beer” in German, Altabira City Tavern is celebrating National Beer Day this Thursday, April 7 with guest brewer Paul Francis from Portland-based Culmination Brewing. Altabira will serve a flight of Culmination beers paired with beer-inspired cuisine from chef Luis Escorcia from 3:30 to close in the restaurant and bar and out on the patio.
Culmination Beer Flights and Food Pairings
Cold and Calculated Golden Ale
Pretzel with housemade beer mustard and pimento cheese
Baked macaroni and cheese with wild mushrooms, peas, leeks and bread crumbs
Euphoric Brett IPA
Ceviche of cod calamari and shrimp with chilies, avocado and tortilla chips
Braised lamb shank with fregula sarda, spring vegetables and mint pesto
Pork and lemongrass skewers with pickled papaya salad and crispy shallots
Roasted half chicken with herb gnocchi, fava beans, peas, cipollini onions and Meyer lemon vinaigrette
Choco Mountain Stout – Nitro
Al ceppo pasta with braised beef cheek, Pecorino Romano and marjoram
Chocolate peanut pretzel bomb with salted caramel and pretzel brownie
Altabira City Tavern offers regional American cuisine focused on updated classic dishes, 16 taps of local craft beers, select Northwest wines and locally distilled spirits. The Tavern is open for lunch and dinner in a modern setting with large floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping views of Portland’s downtown skyline and inner eastside. Altabira means “tall beer” in German and reflects a beer-centric approach with beer and food pairings from chef de cuisine Luis Escorcia.
1021 NE Grand on the top of the Hotel Eastlund on Portland’s east side
Lunch, happy hour and dinner daily