Perfect Pairings at Bar 21
April 27, 2012 | by —Jessica Ferri | Homepage
On Tuesday, May 1, stop by Bar 21 at the 21 Club for a special beer and bites pairing featuring brews from Vermont’s Magic Hat Brewing Company (6–8 PM). The brewery will unveil three new beers paired with small bites by executive chef John Greeley. An additional tasting is set for Tuesday, May 22, featuring Boston’s Harpoon Brewery ales. Tickets are $45 and include three pints, three food pairings, tax, and gratuity. Here’s what’s in store for next week’s Magic Hat Brewery tasting.
Brew: Elder Betty, a “bready malt” flavored ale with notes of elderberry
Bites: Brioche lobster roll topped with Oregon Bay seasoning; and lightly smoked char mini cones with preserved lemon and dill
Brew: Blind Faith, an India pale ale that’s simultaneously crisp and deeply malt flavored
Bites: Barbecue smoked pork belly with sweet onion jam; and shaved duck breast with pickled peaches and cracked bell pepper
Brew: #9, a crisp, slightly pale English ale
Bites: Rock shrimp tempura with pea shoot and wasabi sauce; and tombo tuna ceviche with coconut, lime, and scallions
The 21 Club, 21 West 52nd St., 212-582-7200
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