Saturday, February 12, 2022

PW Pizza Main & Mill Beer Dinner

Could it be possible I've never had beer from Main & Mill? I actually got it confused with 4204 Main St. Brewing in Belleville, which closed and now is about to reopen at 6435 W Main Street! 

And could this possibly be one of the best beers we've had in a couple of years?

Main & Mill Can Lineup

I also cannot remember the last time we started a beer dinner with a stout, much less Irish Beef Stew! February definitely is the season for a hearty soup to kick off a dinner. I'm sure there was a little bit of the beer, an Irish Paddy Stout of course, in the stew as well. It was an exceptionally smooth stout with no bitter beer face!

Irish Beef Stew with Irish Paddy Stout

The Buffalo Pizza had quite a kick (for me) and I used ALL of the ranch that came with it on the side. This was well paired with an American Pale Ale that had big citrus notes. Definitely was necessary to help cool down my mouth!

I didn't think I would much like the Prosciutto & Arugula pizza, but really they should have just named it the Goat Cheese pizza and all would have been fine. I had a small piece and the goat cheese drowned out any piggy. Another good pairing with a Hefeweizen. Easy to drink.

Buffalo Pizza (left) and Prosciutto & Arugula Pizza (right)

The best beer of them all, was the dessert stout. That's something I don't think I've ever said either! The Morning Session Stout featuring Mississippi Mud coffee's espresso and cacao nibs had a huge chocolate flavor! The Cinnamon Rolls that went with it were decadent too.

Cinnamon Rolls

One more thing I have also never said before, road trip to Festus may be added to the list??

PW Pizza Main & Mill Beer Dinner Menu


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Photos by Patience Scanlon

Friday, February 11, 2022

PW Pizza Great Divide Beer Dinner 2021

Another full year of pizza + beer dinners at home makes me a little sad, but I'm just happy they've found a way to keep them going. I smiled when I saw the name "Bish" on the pick up list as they were our constant tablemates. I hope they're enjoying the beer and pizzas as much as we still are...

I had to look back through my past blog posts and we did have beer from Great Divide Brewing back in 2019 so there are a couple of repeats, but a couple new beers to try too!

For something new, our starter was a charcuterie plate, which was mostly filled with cheese to my delight!

Charcuterie Plate

The "boar" pizza was a little gamey tasting to me.

Believe it or not, I actually enjoyed a "ham" pizza...shh, don't tell.

Boar Pizza (left) and Hammy Pizza (right)

The Mixed Berry Crumble was delicious and was appropriately paired with the "fruity" Strawberry Rhubarb Sour Ale.

Mixed Berry Crumble

Great Divide Menu


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