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Lagunitas Beer Dinner

Sustainable cuisine and craft beer pairings

Work up an appetite visiting our 11,000 animals during the day and then join us for a delicious three-course dinner on our gorgeous rooftop Veranda! Enjoy a blend of sustainable foods, beautiful harbor views, and craft beer pairings by the Petaluma, California-based Lagunitas Brewery at the Aquarium of the Pacific.



Mini sustainable lobster roll made with fresh Maine lobster*, butter, seasonings, on a toasted brioche bun

The DownLow Ale - This dry and hoppy copper ale with dark crystal malts provides a tropical and earthy flavoring to complement the savory notes of a fresh, sustainable Maine lobster roll.

1st Course

Togarashi seared, line-caught Itsumo ahi tuna* lettuce wrap’s with pickled daikon & carrot, micro cilantro, creamy ponzu, fried Katafi

Pils - A light and crisp lager brewed with imported Saaz hops pairs with seared blackened ahi tuna for a refreshing cool down.

2nd Course

Beer-braised short rib with potato au gratin, garlicky haricot verts, IPA demi sauce

IPA - A well-rounded Indian pale ale with a hint of caramel malt barley works to excite the palette alongside the assertive flavors of the short rib.

3rd Course

Chocolate lava cake with caramel sauce and sea salt dust

Imperial Stout - A rich and smoky stout made with roasted malted barley is contrasted by sweet and delicious chocolate and caramel flavors.

*Seafood options are subject to change to ensure that we provide the best available quality and environmentally responsible seafood options at the time of the event.

Due to popular demand our caterer has decided to offer a vegetarian pairing menu for this event. In order to enjoy the vegetarian option, you will need to reserve by 8/22 and make your request for the vegetarian option over the phone to our guest support center specialists at (562) 590-3100.