July 15: The Feast of St. Arnold at Fibber McGee’s Irish Pub in Chandler

BY Jess Harter Wednesday, July 12, 2017

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Fibber Magees Irish Pub in Chandler hosts one of the East Valley’s premier annual beer events – the Feast of St. Arnold – from 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, July 15.

The festival, now in its fifth year, honors the patron saint of Belgian brewers and hop-pickers, and the pub puts together a tap list of 40 of “the coolest, rarest, and geekiest beers the world has to offer.”

This year’s tap list (click to enlarge):


There also will be Belgian-inspired food specials and live entertainment.

Saturday’s food specials:

  • Brussels Sprouts ($7.69): Pan-roasted with butter, crumbled bacon, onion, garlic. and red chili flakes.
  • Triple de Pomme Frites ($8.49): Hand-cut fries with a trio of dipping sauces – chile lime ranch, sweet and spicy aiol, and house-made pineapple ketchup.
  • Beer-Battered Shrimp ($9.49): Six extra-jumbo shrimp beer battered and served over a bed of peanut and pineapple slaw and topped with Bang Bang sauce.
  • Mussels ($12.49): A full pound simmered in a broth of white wine, garlic, leaks, bacon, and red chili flakes. Served with garlic bread.
  • Spinach & Kale Salad ($9.99): Baby spinach and chopped kale topped with fresh strawberries, goat cheese and candied walnuts. Served with strawberry vinaigrette.
  • Chipotle Alfredo Linguine ($15.99): Linguine tossed with Alfredo sauce, adobo, peas, crumbled bacon, mussels and shrimp. Served with garlic bread.
  • Apple Fritters ($7.49): Dusted with cinnamon sugar and served with salted caramel dipping sauce.

Admission to the all-day festival is free. Fibber Magees is located on the southeast corner of Dobson and Elliot in Chandler.

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