Cardinal Spirits and Plated Table, a farm-to-table caterer, are collaborating on the best dinner party of 2016. It's a bold claim, since we're not even 20 days in. But, we said it and we're not taking it back. We guarantee that Dinner at the Distillery on Jan. 25 will be a memorable evening: Four courses featuring fantastic local produce and meats, each paired with a cocktail that was crafted to complement the food. The setting: long tables, low lights, an intimate gathering in the back of the distillery among the still and barrels.
There are exactly eight seats left at the table, so buy your ticket today.
Here's the full menu for the evening:
DINNER AT THE DISTILLERY, JAN. 25
Cocktails by Logan Hunter of Cardinal Spirits
Food by Kelsey Smith of Plated Table
Bramble 75: This fizzy little number is the perfect starter, made with our Bramble Black Raspberry Vodka, lemon juice and bubbles.
Herbed ricotta on homemade nut and seed crackers topped with glazed baby carrots and brown-butter beets, plus arugula micro greens.
Smoked Apple: Our American Gin, infused with three varieties of apples and cranberries, plus our Flora liqueur and a smoke tincture.
Butternut squash and apple soup topped with sour cream, candied bacon and chives.
Vegetarian version served without bacon.
Truffle Barley Old Fashioned: A classic Old Fashioned with an earthy twist in the form of truffle-vanilla tincture.
Prosciutto-wrapped pork loin stuffed with kale, porcini mushrooms, ground pork, and brandy, roasted on a bed of apples.
Vegetarian dish: Four-mushroom risotto with riesling, thyme, and finished with a spritz of gin. Topped with a lion’s mane mushroom steak and garlic micro greens.
Espresso Martini: Without the riffraff. No cream or extra sugar. Our Vodka, Songbird Craft Coffee Liqueur and Bramble Black Raspberry Vodka.
Flourless chocolate cake made with Songbird Craft Coffee Liqueur. Served with a side of whipped cream and homemade raspberry jam.