Back Beach Barbecue, Idyll Hounds hosting beer dinner for Houndfest

Oct. 3, 2022
Special to 30A Food & Wine

SANTA ROSA BEACH – Back Beach Barbecue and Idyll Hounds Brewing Company will host a Beer Dinner Friday, Oct. 7, featuring a collaboration of craft brews and various barbecue options, to kick off the brewing company’s 8th annual Houndfest celebration. Menu

Beginning at 5 p.m., guests are invited to the brewery, located at 845 Serenoa Road, for a cocktail hour with light appetizers before sitting down to enjoy a four-course meal prepared by Back Beach Barbecue Pitmaster Shane Kirkland. Each curated dish will be accompanied by a specially selected beer by Idyll Hounds Brewing Company, including a sneak preview of exclusive Houndfest brews. Pitmaster Shane has created a menu featuring various specialty meats and seafood including Bulgogi pork, snapper ceviche, and beer braised oxtail. Guests will also have their choice of a homemade decadent dessert to round out the evening.

This will be the first dinner the brewery has ever hosted. It was created not only to kick off Idyll Hounds annual anniversary celebration, Houndfest, but offer guests a more intimate setting to learn more about the beers and experience them in a unique dining setting.

Tickets are on sale for $100 and can be purchased online at