Roger Protz on beer – 30 September 2021


Roger Protz, St Albans local and Lussmanns regular, joins Andrei Lussmann to talk all things beer from 7.30pm on Thursday 30 September.

Roger is one of the world’s leading beer writers and tasters. The author of more than 20 books on the subject, including 300 Beers to Try Before You Die, he edited The Good Beer Guide from 2000-2018, has been named Glenfiddich Drink Writer of the Year award twice and received the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Guild of Beer Writers.

Tickets for this exclusive event are just £40 per person, including a welcome drink on arrival, three delicious courses paired with craft beer or cider, and tea or coffee to finish.

Programme and menu

Native Helles lager (Mad Squirrel Brewery) on arrival

Somerset cheddar & ale soup (v)
Drop Bar Pale Ale (Tring Brewery, Hertfordshire)

Slow-cooked Highland ox cheek
Hooky Amber Bitter (Hook Norton Brewery, Oxford)
Atlantic Irish blue mussels and Somerset cider
Barn Owl Cider (Perry’s Cider, Somerset)
Oyster mushroom, Jerusalem artichoke and pilsner fricassee (v)
Zealous Pilsner (Mad Squirrel Brewery, Hertfordshire)

All main courses are served with either mash, pommes frites or seasonal vegetables.

Sticky date, dark ale and ginger pudding (v)
Special English Ale (Three Brewers, Hertfordshire)

English grown tea or hand-roasted coffee

We at Lussmanns love our British heritage and take great pride that our beer list supports only local brewers. Do join us for this special evening with Roger and Andrei to find out more and enjoy some top quality craft beers.

Read Andrei’s blog on Great British beer.