The Kennedy Center

Dan Fontaine

IRELAND 100: Beer and Cheese Tasting

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 7:30 PM

IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture

Enjoy this tasting event hosted by Diageo-Guinness USA and Kerrygold cheese.

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IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture
Beer and Cheese Tasting

Hosted by Diageo-Guinness USA and Kerrygold cheese

Leading the Beer and Cheese Tasting Event will be Guinness Brewery Ambassador, Dan Fontaine. As a Cicerone Certified Beer Server, Dan has led beer tasting events, taught classes on beer styles, consulted on draft and bottle lists for bars and restaurants, won multiple medals for homebrewing and founded Atlanta Beer Tours.
Dan will be discussing the expanding role that beer plays in America's culinary environment, the basics of pairing beer with food, along with the history and future of the Guinness Brewery. The beers from Guinness will be offered with cheese pairings by Ciara Maddock of Kerrygold. 

NOTE: Patrons must be at least 21 years old to attend. Please bring a valid photo ID to enter the Beer and Cheese Tasting in the South Opera Tier Lounge. This event is limited to 70 people.

Event Timing: Approximately 90 minutes

Presented in collaboration with Bord Bia – Irish Food Board

Watch and Listen

IRELAND 100 Festival Trailer