The 2020 VIP Dinner is SOLD OUT.
The featured brewer will be Half Acre Beer Company from Chicago. Follow the Facebook event for updates!
The Hops & Props VIP Dinner is a special collaboration of food and beer from Beckets and Half Acre Beer Company. Guests will enjoy a gourmet five-course meal with food and beer pairings selected exclusively for this event. Follow the Facebook event for updates and a menu announcement.
March 14, 2020
4:30 p.m. Welcome Beer featuring Half Acre Beer Company Daisy Cutter, 5.2% ABV, 45 IBU
5 p.m. Dinner Service
Hops & Props VIP Brewery Dinner Menu*
Featuring Half Acre Beer Company and Becket's Restaraunt
- Bibb lettuce, grilled fruits, herbed melon vinaigrette
Paired with Half Acre Beer Company Rings, Barrel Aged Wild Ale with Peaches – 6.6% ABV, 12 IBU
- Roasted mushroom soup with tarragon essence
Paired with Half Acre Beer Company Earth Dweller, Helles-Lager – 5.5% ABV, 20 IBU
- Seared tuna with lemon drizzle and hush puppies
Vegetarian option available: Seared tofu
Paired with Half Acre Beer Company Tome, Hazy Pale Ale – 5.5% ABV, 50 IBU
- Smoked pork butt, roasted vegetable pan sauce tossed with penne pasta
Vegetarian option available: Meatless ragu
Paired with Half Acre Beer Company Classic Future, Imperial/Double IPA – 8.5% ABV, 58 IBU
- Coconut custard mocktail with iced espresso and chocolate
Paired with Half Acre Beer Company Benthic, Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout with Coffee and Coconut – 13.9% ABV, 26 IBU
Conveniently located in downtown Oshkosh's City Center, Beckets offers contemporary dining in a casual setting. Whether you join us in our beautiful dining room overlooking the Fox River or reserve our private dining room for your next special event, we provide the perfect gathering place for friends, family, and visitors.
About Half Acre Beer Company:
Half Acre is a Chicago beer company that crafts time-honored classics and experimental, sensory-expanding releases. Its two brewery spaces each feature a taproom and kitchen with food programs unique to each location.
VIP Dinner Entertainment:
The VIP entertainer for Hops & Props 2020 is jazz singer and Oshkosh native Erin Boheme. The perfect accompaniment to your gourmet dining experience, her smooth, peaceful jazz vocals are beautifully original while hinting at subtle influences of past jazz legends.
Erin released her first album, What Love Is, in 2006, while working with her mentor, Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Mike Melvoin, also from Oshkosh. Her second album, What a Life, was produced by singer and songwriter Michael Bublé in 2013. She’s produced music under the labels of Heads Up and Concord Jazz, known for working with some of the most famous jazz musicians in history, including Herb Alpert, Ray Charles, and Bing Crosby.