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For Immediate Release
Thursday May 8, 2014

Laura Longero

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Sam Adams Beer Tasting Event at the Eldorado June 19

RENO, Nev. (May 8, 2014) – New this year, a Samuel Adams beer and food pairing event will be held at the BuBinga Lounge inside the Eldorado Resort Casino on Thursday, June 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will kick-off the 19th Annual Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews & Blues Festival, which is set for June 20-21.

The Samuel Adams beer and food pairing will feature six stations with delectable food items matched with Samuel Adams ciders, ales and stouts for $55 per person.

Guests will be treated to Angry Orchard Hard Cider paired with an oyster on the half shell with green apple and Angry Orchard Cider mignonette; White Lantern Ale accompanies mussels steamed in the ale with leeks, cilantro, orange zest and butter. At another station the Rebel IPA is paired with spicy Thai coconut curry, red curry paste, lemongrass, ginger, “snake” beans, sweet potatoes tomatoes and mint while Boston Lager and Iceman Cider are served alongside an Iceman Cider brined pork tenderloin with apricot-cider BBQ sauce. Coffee-dusted lamb chops are set to be washed down with the 13th Hour Stout and a cherry frangipane tart is accompanied by the Cherry Wheat Ale.

There’s no better way to celebrate summer than with the 19th Annual Great Eldorado BBQ, Brews and Blues Festival, set for Friday, June 20 from 2 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The festival is equal parts barbeque block party, micro-brew tasting event with more than 40 microbrews from around the world and music festival with two stages featuring non-stop rock and blues. The $30 daily or $50 weekend tasting package includes an eight ounce souvenir cup and unlimited tastings during the festival tasting times. VIP tasting packages are also available. For more information or to purchase tickets to the Samuel Adams beer and food pairing, tasting packages or to book your stay, visit or call 888-808-7720.