Pork love and a cold craft brew. It's one cool collaboration that was bound to happen...
...combining for a cool and classic pairing. And it just makes perfect sense. Leonardo's Lechon and Pedro Brewcrafters introduce The Drunken Lechon, the latest variant in the ever expanding line from one of the metro's oldest names in classic native lechons.
A family-run business, Leonardo's Lechon has been known for its signature Lechon Tagalog since 1947. And innovation never stops. Leonardo's Lechon adds a modern spin to its line of native lechons, from The Carnivore Lechon (more on my previous post here), and now The Drunken Lechon marinated with Pedro Craft Beer.
As The Drunken Lechon is expertly sliced and chopped by Leonardo's Lechon's long-time master carver, Mang July, the distinct aroma of sweet and malty notes of Pedro Brewcrafters' Elementary, English Ale rises to jumpstart your appetite. Its collaborations and innovations like this that keep Leonardo's Lechon updated and contemporary, after all, there's just nothing like native lechon paired with a cold craft beer.
A platter of chopped lechon, with tender and juicy pork capped by a layer of crisp crackling, is then served. The delicate and mildly sweet notes of The Drunken Lechon are complemented by the deep hints of Pedro Brewcrafters' Elementary, English Ale giving it depth.
Served with a thick native-style liver sauce, The Drunken Lechon is actually quite flavorful on its own, perfect with a cold Pedro Brewcrafters' Procrastination Pale Ale with its distinct clean and sharp notes to temper the richness of the juicy pork, cleansing the palate with every sip.
Marinated with Pedro Brewcrafters' Elementary, English Ale and slow-roasted for hours, The Drunken Lechon is another innovative concept taking the classic Lechon Tagalog to a new flavorful level. The Drunken Lechon and an ice-cold bottle of Pedro Brewcrafters Elementary, English Ale; Procrastination Pale Ale, and Endless Summer Wheat Ale...just perfect.
Leonardo's Lechon is currently available at 49B Heirloom Kitchen in Scout Gandia in Quezon City, Sidcor Sunday Market, Bokbok's Inasal White Plains, Bokbok's Inasal Kapitolyo, Bar 77 Kapitolyo, and The Soul Food Truck in Maginhawa Street, or simply give them a call (contact details below) for your orders. Prices for Leonardo's Lechon ranges from P 5,000-P 5,800 (Lechon De Leche good for 10-15 persons) to P 10,000-P 11,800 (Large good for 80-100 persons), each one prepared as you order (for more on Leonardo's Lechon, see my other post, Just Another Day at Leonardo's Lechon).
The family's roots in the food business is nurtured by the third generation, with even more innovative products like The Cure Artisan Bacon (L), available in Original, Honey Maple, and Spicy Honey Maple; and Leonardo's Lechon's new range of Craft Chicharon (R) in Tamarind and Salt and Salted Egg variants.
Leonardo's Lechon's classic Lechon Tagalog, The Carnivore Lechon, and now The Drunken Lechon; The Cure Artisan Bacon, and the new Craft Chicharon, the third generation of young entrepreneurs in the family business continue to preserve and maintain the family legacy and tradition of good food. And there's more. The launch of The Drunken Lechon was held at Chef Erica Aquino's 49B Heirloom Kitchen in its new Scout Gandia location (contact details below), another family member making her mark in the food industry. During the launch, 49B Heirloom Kitchen's dishes were also served, like their tasty and homestyle Potluck Pancit, a local noodle dish topped with vegetables...
...and a refreshing Fern Salad with sweet and tart Apple Pinakurat Vinaigrette to balance the pork feast with fresh greens.
Ready to meet The Drunken Lechon? Just give Leonardo's Lechon a call, and have an ice-cold bottle of Pedro Brewcrafters ready for some serious pork love...
For more information on Leonardo's Lechon, you can call (02) 724-3068, 726-9828 or 0917-883-3391 for orders and inquiries.
49-B Heirloom Kitchen is located at 146 Scount Gandia Street, Sacred Heart, 1103 Quezon City or call (02) 653-3711 or (+63) 917-708-7779 for inquiries and more information.
For more on The Cure Artisan Bacon, call 0927-310-2917 and 0908-811-0819 for inquiries and home deliveries.
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