PSA: Whole Heritage Hog + Bruery Beers at Pizzeria Ortica 3/9

Menu looks great.

Looks like it opens with a sour and ends with an aged ale paired with chocolate budino. And a roasted whole heritage hog.

Welcome & Reception

Confession - Riesling juice co-fermented with sour blonde beer, and aged for 5 months in stainless steel

Bloomsfield Organics’ spinach, roasted beech mushrooms, pickled shallots, rustic bread, pecorino

Humulus Terreux - Pale ale fermented with brett trois, heavily dry-hopped with Motueka hops


Whole-roasted heritage pork & house-paired contorni

salsa verde

assorted pickles

fennel gratin with olive & orange tapenade

romanesco with crumbled ricotta & romesco sauce


roasted carrots

Loakal Red - Southern California’s own blended oak-aged red ale

Les Ronces - Sour blonde beer with boysenberries


Chocolate budino and house bread pudding

Chronology 18 - Old ale aged for 18 months in bourbon barrels


Looks good. The Bruery’s sours are so damn tasty.

I’m excited for Good Beer now as well. A very welcome competition in that area. Really dug our visit last weekend. More saisons than sours though. But the fruited ones are doooope