Oystoberfest at Dean’s Seafood in Cary runs Sept. 20 through Oct. 5.

Oystoberfest at Dean’s Seafood in Cary runs Sept. 20 through Oct. 5.

OystoberFest, Raleigh, OystersOystoberfest at Dean’s Seafood in Cary runs Sept. 20 through Oct. 5. More info on beer and oyster selection below and at www.deansseafoodgrill.com.

Events include souvenir glass while supplies last (limited availability) and brewery representatives on hand to answer questions, educate staff and guests and just “talk beer.” 

  • Foothills Sexual Chocolate  (Sunday, September 21)
  • Carolina Brewery Super Saaz (Monday, September 22)
  • Trophy’s Octoberfest (Tuesday, September 23)
  • Fortnight Coffee Amber (Wednesday, September 24)
  • Bombshell Coconut Stout (Thursday, September 25)
  • Double Barley/Dean’s Son of a Biscuit (Friday, September 26)
  • New Belgium Hop the Pond Double IPA (Saturday, September 27)
  • New Belgium La Folie Sour Brown Ale (Saturday, September 27)
  • Mother Earth WhipaSnapa IPA (Monday,  September 29)
  • Victory Wild Devil (Tuesday, September 30)
  • Bell’s Wedding Ale (Wednesday, October 1)
  • Fullsteam Sour Beer (Thursday, October 2)
  • White Street Brewing (Friday, October 3)
  • Southern Tier Pumking (Saturday, October 4)
  • Aviator’s Oatmeal Coffee Stout (Sunday, October 5)

Other Featured Beers:

Double Barley Gourd Rocker Imperial Pumpkin,   Bombshell Dunkelweizen, Carolina Brewery Black IPA, Great Divide Oatmeal Yeti, New Belgium Odell FoCollaboration, 3 Floyds Collaboration Gratzer, New Belgium Gruit, Bell’s Java Stout, Aviator’s OktoberBeast, Blue Point Pumpkin Ale, Foothills IPA of the Month

Featured oysters and oyster dishes include:

Oysters on the Half Shell:

  • MOONSTONE (R.I.)
  • KUMAMOTO (Wash.)
  • ALPINE (Canada)
  • CHEFS CREEK (Canada)
  • PARADISE (Canada)
  • DEEP COVE (Canada)
  • KUSSHI (Canada)
  • BRAS D’OR (Canada)

Oyster Features of the Day:

  • BAKED OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER. Spinach. Fennel. Bacon. Pecorino Romano. Sriracha Aoili.
  • THANKSGIVING BAKED OYSTERS. Sage Stuffing. Oyster Liquor. Carrot. Onion. Celery. Lemon Butter.
  • BACON WRAPPED OYSTERS. Creamy Horseradish-Chive Sauce.
  • CORNMEAL FRIED OYSTERS. Cilantro Remoulade.
  • OYSTERS POKE. Chilled Oysters on the Half Shell. Green Onion. Sesame Seeds. Hawaiian Vinaigrette.
  • OYSTERS ICY-HOT. Chilled Oysters on the Half Shell. Spicy Compound Butter.

The 2014 Oystoberfest Festival will include these specials:

  • More than 20 varieties of oysters in the shell from North Carolina, the East Coast, the West Coast, Canada and more
  • Collaboration with local breweries to brew one-of-a-kind beers just for this event
  • Rotation of hard-to-obtain craft beers from such renowned names as Trophy, Double Barley Brewery, Carolina Brewery, Fullsteam, Aviator, New Belgium, Foothills, Bombshell and Bell’s
  • Pint nights with collector glasses
  • Recurring features such as weekly fresh catch options, daily drink and food specials, and a popular Sunday brunch buffet

“Fresh oysters and good beer make an excellent combination,” said Mike Harris, executive chef at Dean’s Seafood. “I’m excited that Oystoberfest is bigger and better this year and has become our signature event.”

Dean’s Seafood prides itself on providing the freshest seafood dining experience in the area. To view the daily Oystoberfest selections of oysters and beers, visit Dean’s Facebook page at  https://www.facebook.com/DeansSeafoodGrillAndBar.

For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.deansseafoodgrill.com