Igor's Dream Beer Preview and Dessert Pairing

Wed. Jan 15, 2020 6:30pm - 8:30pm EST
21 and Over
$35.00 - $60.00
21 and Over
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$35.00 - $60.00
21 and Over
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You're invited to our 5th Annual Igor's Dream dessert pairing event! Join us from 6:30 pm-8:30pm on Wednesday January 15th for a unique collaboration of delectable desserts and a sneak preview of the 2020 Igor's Dream beer lineup. We've paired four of our limited and brewery only beers with four dessert pairings, made by Chef Ryan Keelen, to create a tasty combination of mouth-watering goodness.

$35 per person ticket includes:

  • Four 4oz tasters of our special release Igor Dream's beers - all three 2020 varietals and the cellared 2014 Igor's Dream Russian Imperial Stout aged in Rye Whiskey Barrels

  • Four dessert pairings from Local Pastry Chef, Ryan Keelan

  • Igor’s Dream Glass!

Purchase our 2020 Igor's Dream BUNDLE Ticket and get (2) Igor's Dream experiences for (1) low price! 

$60.00 Igor's Dream BUNDLE Ticket includes:

  • Entrance to Igor's Dream Dessert Pairing Event

  • Specialty glass for Dessert Pairing

  • Four 4oz. tasters of our 2020 Igor's Dream Beers plus a taster of our cellared 2014 Igors Dream at the Dessert Pairing

  • Four dessert pairings created by local pastry Chef, Ryan Keelan

  • Entrance to Area Two Between the Barrels Igor's Dream Event (January 22nd)

  • Specialty Glass for Between the Barrels

  • Eight 2oz. samples of cellared Igor's Dream (including a cruise control taster) with light pairing snacks

  • Tasting lead by Master Brewer Phil Markowski

“Between the Barrels” is a series of concerts, presentations, Q&A, storytelling and more to be held on the production floor of Area Two literally between the barrels. For January's installment, Master Brewer Phil Markowksi will take you through the process and nuances of barrel-aging as presented in one of his most notable barrel-aged series, Igor's Dream. Igor's Dream is a Rye Whiskey barrel-aged Russian Imperial stout released in January of each year in tandem with two other variants -- versions other than Rye Whiskey. Listen and taste as Phil walks you through an incredible 7 year vertical tasting of past Igor's kept in perfect cellar condition - and enjoy a sneak peek 8th tasting of this years version before public release!

The Menu:

First Course: Igor's Dream Rye Whiskey 2020 paired with Whipped Pompana Vanilla Bean Custard in a Fermented Buckwheat & Rye Tart.

Second Course: Igor's Dream Rye Whiskey 2014 paired with Sticky & Smokey Toffy Pudding Flavored with Dried Fruits, Burnt Curry Leaf, Tonka Beans, and Chestnut. 

Third Course: Igor's Dream aged with Barrel-Aged Coffee Beans (2020) paired with Café Latte Mousse with Bourbon Butter Cookies & Cocoa Nibs

Fourth Course: Igor's Dream aged in Cabernet Sauvignon Barrels (2020) paired with a dessert "snack" trio including black current synopsis, preserved raspberry jelly, an Igors Dream 55% dark chocolate Truffle and a Holiday Ale Butter Carmel.

**Please note we cannot change the above dessert items for any dietary restrictions or allergies. We apologize for any inconvenience. 


Check In: Bring your ticket + valid ID! All attendees must be 21+ years old! No need to print your ticket, we can scan it on your mobile device. Doors will open at 6:30 PM

Parking: All parking will be on site at Two Roads Brewing Company. Interested in taking the Metro North Train? Our shuttle bus will be running at 6:00 PM to pick up from the Stratford Train Station or Bridgeport Ferry Dock. To learn more about our shuttle service visit https://tworoadsbrewing.com/visit-us.

Vintage Igor's Dream Bottle Sales: We will also have a limited number of cellared Igor's Dream bottles available to purchase! The cellared bottles will not be available to purchase on Saturday January 25th (Igor's Day- Igor's Dream 2019 Bottle Release), so you do not want to miss out! Limit of 1 bottle per person for each variety listed below! The following bottles will be available to purchase with cash or credit card:

  • 2015 Igor's Dream aged in Cognac Barrels

  • 2015 Igor's Dream aged in Madeira Barrels

  • 2017 Igor's Dream aged in Armagnac Barrels

  • 2017 Igor's Dream aged in Gin Barrels

  • 2020 Igor's Dream aged in Rye Whiskey Barrels

**Limited number of bottles available to purchase, the 2015 & 2017 varietals will NOT be available to purchase at Igor Day on Saturday January 25th**


Meet Chef, Ryan Keelan

Ryan Keelan graduated from the French Culinary Institute in 2011 with a diploma in Pastry Arts. From there he was the Pastry Chef,  Sous Chef or Chef de Cuisine at several well-known New York City restaurants including Acme, Robertas, Blanca as well as Michelin Star rated restaurant Tulsi. Ryan has also worked jobs as a Pastry Consultant, Private Chef and as a freelance illustrator. Follow Ryan on Instagram and check out some of his dishes at @thekeyzturn!



For questions or more information please contact [email protected]


Please note, we are a 21+ only facility. No infants, children or toddlers allowed to attend. No dogs or other animals. Two Roads Brewing Company is not responsible for any lost or stolen items. 


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