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Pizza and beer tasting at Reno Provisions (updated)

By Miriam Hodgman
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10955201_328888163978326_5361630787253028724_nEDIT: This event has been canceled, as noted in the Reno Foodies group on Facebook. Thanks, Reno Foodies!

A perfect afternoon is brewing at Reno Provisions, where guests can sample six different draft selections from Pizza Port Brewery, including four special releases, at the Pizza Port Beer Tasting & Pairing luncheon, February 12.

Reno Provisions is a sustainable food venue that acts as a cafeteria, market, demonstration kitchen, butcher shop and event space. Opening in December, the site is already a popular destination for locals and tourists alike due to diverse offerings and its celebrated chef-owner, Mark Estee.

The venue has teamed up with Pizza Port, a California brewery that specializes in “flavor-driven principles,” for a Beer Tasting & Pairing luncheon featuring six different draft selections of beer and complementary small bites. The price is $30 in advance and $35 at the door.

Port’s most popular pour is the Chronic Ale, a mellow amber ale with 4.9% alcohol content originally brewed over a decade ago. The beer is light-bodied with a slightly caramel malt character and will be served as one of six selections at the luncheon. The other five beers include:

Z-Man Stout: medium-bodied foreign style stout with a smooth, roasty, malt flavor and minimal bitterness;

Ponto S.I.P.A.: crisp and clean drying malt beer with a mildly lemon-like hop bitterness edging out the more orange-like flavors;

California Honey: light-bodied blonde ale soaked with local honey with a mellow sweetness;

R.I.P.L.: medium-bodied crisp and dry rye India pale lager with mellow earthiness;

Faceplant: full-bodied, bone-dry Belgian Tripel with fruity esters of apple and pear and almost no residual sweetness.

EDIT: This event has been canceled.

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