Cook's Illustrated Beer Dinner hosted by Trillium Brewing Company

Join Cook's Illustrated for a very special beer dinner at Trillium Brewing Company's taproom and restaurant in Fort Point!
Enjoy a 4-course meal of recipes curated from the Cook's Illustrated catalog and paired with your favorite Trillium brews. Cook's Illustrated (CI) Editor in Chief Dan Souza and CI editors Lan Lam, Andrew Janjigian, and Annie Petito will introduce each course and discuss their recipe development process. Trillium co-founder JC Tetreault will talk about recommended beer pairings. Upon arrival, you'll be the first to taste the 2019 version of Illustrated IPA, Trillium's limited release beer first crafted in 2018 to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Cook's Illustrated. Plus all guests will be leaving with a swag bag to remember the evening and a chance to win our ATK Boston EATS ticket giveaway (learn more about giveaway below).

When purchasing tickets select your preferred menu, One or Two (menu items listed in ticket description). Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate any dietary restrictions.

A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to Community Servings

We are unable to accommodate any dietary restrictions
This event is 21+

WEDNESDAY 9/25/2019
6:00PM - 9:00PM


“It’s Baaaaaaaack!”

Illustrated IPA gets a recipe update for 2019 and returns to Trillium's Fort Point, Canton, and Fenway locations. Read more about our journey to collaborating on this brew below!

Stay Tuned:
We're hard at work on a new collaborative, limited release beer celebrating America's Test Kitchen! Be the first to try it at ATK Boston EATS.


Your Chance to win FREE tickets to ATK Boston EATS!

Yes, we said free. We will be randomly placing 10 tokens under the caps of Illustrated IPA 4-packs and the lucky person to purchase a 4-pack containing a token will receive 2 free GA tickets to ATK Boston EATS on Saturday 10/26 (we're basically Willy Wonka). Illustrated IPA will be on sale for a limited time at Trillium's Fort Point, Canton, and Fenway taprooms.

Follow @testkitcheneats and @trilliumbrewing on Instagram as we announce when all the tokens are claimed (don't worry though, you can still purchase tickets to ATK Boston EATS here.)



Cook’s Illustrated Celebrates 25 Years with Its Very Own Beer from Trillium Brewing Company

By Dan Souza Published September 06, 2018

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Not many organizations can claim a beer crafted and named in their honor, but it is for this exact reason that I and a small team from Cook’s Illustrated find ourselves at Trillium Brewing Company’s 16,000-square-foot Canton, Massachusetts, location on this humid August afternoon. We are here to meet with JC and Esther Tetreault, who cofounded Trillium on the heels of their marriage in 2013, and to learn how the company crafts its excellent beer—in particular, the very special one they’re creating for us.

But first, some background: Twenty-five years ago, the premier issue of Cook’s Illustrated arrived on newsstands and in mailboxes. Since then, we’ve helped millions of home cooks become more successful in the kitchen. And that kind of accomplishment deserves celebrating.

It’s fitting that Trillium will brew the first-ever Cook’s Illustrated beer—and not just because they make some of the most sought-after beers in the country today. JC, like so many of our current readers, subscribers, and fans (myself included), was introduced to Cook’s Illustrated magazine at a young age and was immediately hooked. He keeps stacks of back issues and uses them as a culinary library. He credits the magazine for 99 percent of his culinary training over the years.

But it’s not just the deep explanations of kitchen phenomena, original stories chronicling the test kitchen process, or foolproof recipes (a few of JC and Esther’s family favorites are French Onion Soup, Boston Cream Pie, Butterscotch Pudding, and French Apple Cake) that appeal to him. Framed illustrations from the back covers of the magazine line the walls of his and Esther’s kitchen at home. Not only that, Esther confides that the pen-and-ink illustrations that grace the labels on Trillium cans were directly inspired by the magazine’s aesthetic as well.

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What will the menu look like?
We will have 2 curated menus available to choose from and all recipes will be sourced from the Cook’s Illustrated catalog. Dan and his test cooks will introduce each course and JC will discuss beer pairings.

Are there any dietary accommodations?
Unfortunately, due to the size of the event we are unable to accommodate dietary/allergy restrictions. If you have any questions please reach out to or

What does my ticket get me?
Your ticket includes a 4-course meal of curated Cook’s Illustrated recipes introduced and explained by the chefs who crafted those recipes plus 1 complimentary beer, swag bag of gifts, and an opportunity to meet and greet with the chefs and brewers who make your favorite food and beers. Additional beer pairings will be available for purchase throughout dinner. Gratuity is included.

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