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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Iron Hill Featuring Special BlobFest Inspired Food & Beverage Offerings This Saturday

On Saturday, July 12 from 12 noon until 8 p.m., Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant (130 East Bridge Street, 610-983-9333) will join in the festivities during Phoenixville’s annual BLOBfest, celebrating the cult-classic horror movie The BLOB. The film will be shown at the nearby Colonial Theatre (227 Bridge Street, 610-917-0223), before and after screenings, fans are invited to Iron Hill for the release of Cherry Blob, our award-winning Belgian-style tripel brewed with tart Michigan Montmorency cherries, as well as two special menu options: a TV Dinner for $20.95 or a multi-course BLOB Tasting Menu for $40 per person, including beer pairings with each course.

“Every year, BLOB fans take over the town of Phoenixville, and we’re happy to be a part of the fun, creating fun retro dishes and brewing a special BLOB beer as a part of the celebration,” says Head Brewer Tim Stumpf. “This year’s Cherry Blob is a terrific summer beer, and it goes perfectly with our fun, irreverent menu additions, all inspired by the classic film.”

Cherry Blob is a twist on Iron Hill’s award-winning Tripel, brewed with cherries for color and tart, refreshing flavor. The TV Dinner will include: Kobe Salisbury Steak with morel mushroom gravy; Fried Risotto Balls; Beer-Glazed Carrots; and Peach Cobbler. The BLOB Tasting Menu will include: Fried Mac’n’Cheese Blobs with sweet and spicy tomato sauce, paired with Vienna Red Lager; Char-Grilled Pork Porterhouse with bacon fat roasted fingerling potatoes, grilled asparagus and red cherry blob sauce, paired with Cherry Blob; and Red Velvet Bread Pudding with marshmallow blobs, paired with Abbey Dubbel.

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