the cala inn special dinners...
Robert Burns Birthday Celebration
The Cala Inn presents whiskey pairing dinners throughout the year. Each January the Cala hosts a dinner in honor of the birthdate of Scotland's best-known poet, Robert Burns. Celebrate the national bard of Scotland on this special evening. Two different 3 course meals, one meat and one seafood. Each course will be accompanied by a different malt whiskey. Dave and Scott will host this gala event. Live music to follow the dinner. Reservations can be made by calling the Cala.
Scott puts together a fabulous three course meal for our special guests (reservations are required for these dinners, and you're well-advised to make them as early as possible. Each course is paired with a specific malt whiskey. Some of these whiskeys are very rare and are purchased specifically for the dinner. Here's a typical menu...
Salad: Spinach and Toasted Almond
Paired with: Clynelish 89
Entrée: Bacon wrapped Lamb Loin in a puff pastry with Grilled Asparagus
Paired with: Strathisla 12 yr
Dessert: Rhubarb Tart
Paired with: Aberlour 15 yr
Recommended beers: Traquair House Ale, Tennets Lager
Recommended wines: Barwang Shiraz, Canyon Road Sauvignon Blanc
Apres Dinner: Heather cream ale over ice or in coffee