The bluestone patio at Oregon Grille

(Baltimore Sun photo/Lloyd Fox / May 8, 2008)

The Oregon Grille will host a Heavy Seas beer dinner with brewer Hugh Sisson on Wednesday night.

The evening will begin at 6 p.m. on the restaurant’s popular bluestone patio with an “Exploring Beer Styles from Around the World” tasting and seminar. 

Then guests will join Sisson for a four-course dinner featuring pairings with Heavy Seas beers.

The menu includes beer cheese soup with prosciutto flakes; pan-fried oysters over baby field greens with shaved Gouda; bacon-wrapped fillet glazed with Peg Leg Stout, served with seasonal ratatouille, and, for dessert, peach Melba crisp topped with Haagen-Dazs vanilla ice cream.

The featured beers are Cutlass Amber Lager, Small Craft Warning, Loose Cannon and Below Decks English barleywine.

The tasting and beer dinner with Hugh Sisson are at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, at Oregon Grille, 1201 Shawan Road. Tickets are $74. For reservations and information call 410-771-0505 or go to www.theoregongrille.com.