Som Saa x Shep's + Wild Beer Co - Wednesday 21st

On the Wednesday of Sponfest, East London newcomers Shep's will be sharing the kitchen with Som Saa at The Axe to bring a very special, and very limited, menu of wild fermented Asian-inspired food, all paired with beers from Wild Beer Co. 
A sneak peak of the menu can be found below, we recommend booking well in advance for this via The Axe - flint@theaxepub.com 

BY SHEP'S
Spent grain Panko breaded chicken thigh, coffee nukazuke pickle slaw, fermented rhubarb hot sauce, dried citrus kosho

Paired with Yadokai - A Yuzu, Seaweed & Sichuan Pepper pale ale. Taking inspiration from Yadokai, a sake-inspired 13% beer packed with umami character and yuzu, Yokai brings the delights of salty umami seaweed balanced with bright yuzu citrus.
 
BY SHEP'S
Tempura fermented turnip, buckwheat tamari soy cream, persimmon vinegar

Paired with Breakfast of Champignons – Chanterelle mushrooms, Puy Lentils, Parsley & White Peppercorns

BY SHEP'S
Fish cooked in lard, smoked oyster XO sauce, Lardo and pickled Rhubarb

Paired with The Blend 2017 - Wild Beer have taken the very best barrels from their extensive library and blended beer aged between 1 and 3 years in the barrel for a truly Gueuze-inspired beer.

BY SOM SAA
Yum plaa som - Rice fermented with fish and green mango salad

Paired with Tom Yum Gose - Based on a Tom Yum soup recipe, hot and sour, but with the salty kick of a Gose - a traditional German-style sour wheat beer usually brewed with coriander and salt
 
BY SOM SAA
Sai krok - Soured pork sausage with young ginger, peanuts, and cabbage

Paired with Dr Todd - An Islay Whisky Barrel-aged, strong citrus sour. It’s been brewed with ginger, some lactose sugar and aged in barrels with British Black Bee honey and finished with more ginger and lemon zest.

Plus available from Wild Beer Co. on the night:
Iced Modus (bottle)
Redwood
Modus Operandi
Somerset Wild
Beyond Modus
Fruitbooter
Sleeping Lemons
Wineybeest

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Sarika Rice