Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas Offers Barrier Brewing Collaboration

March 22, 2018 (Thu) from 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
1002 Old Country Road
Garden City, NY, NY 11530

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Cost: $55

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Sit Down Dinner     Wine    

Executive Chef Ryan Keough has teamed up with Long Island-based Barrier Brewing Co. to create an exciting five-course tasting menu paired perfectly with a selection of Barrier year-round and special-release beers. Why a beer dinner at a wine bar? Barrier Brewing Co. personifies the creative style and local spirit that inspires Chef Keough and his team’s culinary vision.

  • Roasted Tomato Bruschetta – Oven-roasted tomatoes, ricotta cheese, crispy Prosciutto di Parma.
    • Paired with Barrier Simple (California Common Ale) – Crisp ale with caramel malts and light toffee sweetness.
  • New York Strip Loin Tartare – Shaved fennel, Parmigiano Reggiano, balsamic pearls, chips.
    • Paired with Non Cents (Pale Ale) – Hazy orange with light hop bitterness. 
  • Spring Asparagus Salad – Poached farm egg, blue crab meat, thyme aioli, candied bacon.  
    • Paired with Suite (New England IPA) – Features Mosaic, Tahoma, Eukanot and Idaho-7 hops that have a slight hazy yellow color with a juicy bitterness.
  • IPA-Braised Pork Butt – Creamy parsnip purée, balsamic barbecue, crispy basil.
    • Paired with Secure the Bag (American Double/Imperial IPA – a collaboration with Other Half Brewery) – Pale, crystal, chocolate and roasted malts with flaked oats to create a deeply malted and uncommon silky stout.
  • Pear Tartlet – Caramelized Bartlett, pear, vanilla gelato, rhubarb syrup.   
    • Paired with Earth (American Brown Ale) – Clear amber in color with hints of coffee beans and nutty hazelnuts. Light bitterness around the sweetness from the malts.