CTBeer.com and Gates Restaurant present: Nod Hill Brewery Beer Dinner

Thu. Oct 17, 2019 6:30pm - 9:00pm EDT
21 and Over
Price: $68.00
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Price: $68.00
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CTBeer.com and Gates Restaurant present the "Nod Hill Brewery Beer Dinner"

Join Nod Hill Brewery at Gates Restaurant in New Canaan, CT, on Thursday, October 17th, for an exceptional beer dinner. Come enjoy an evening with two of the finest food and beer masters in Fairfield County teaming up to provide a unique and extraordinary five-course dinner. Each dish will be expertly paired to complement one of Nod Hill’s five small-batch brews. Full menu is listed below. 

This event is the perfect opportunity for the connoisseur in all of us to take their tasting experiences to the next level!

Gates Head Chef Luis Lopez and Nod Hill Founding Partner Robert Kaye will be on hand to speak about each of the food/beer pairings. Lopez, who owned and served as head chef of highly regarded Chef Luis restaurant in New Canaan, once described his style as “mutt” cooking for its unique and passionate blending of cuisines such as American, Asian, French, Italian and native Latin American. Kaye, who one half of the Father-Son team that owns Ridgefield CT's first ever brewery, has deep passion for beer and food. He strives to go above & beyond in offering outstanding, personalized service to anyone who walks into their taproom.


They’ll each talk about the how and why they made their ingredient and course selections, what types of flavors to look for, whether they chose the beer to contrast or complement the food, and alternative options that could have paired as well.


Where: Gates Restaurant, 10 Forest St., New Canaan, CT 06840
When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Price: $68 pp, includes tax and gratuity. Includes a five course tasting menu with beer pairing

DINNER MENU
#1 Amuse
Course - Grilled lobster tail on fry bread avocado mousse and charred tomato salsa
Beer - Old Homeplace Fall Beer

#2 Soup
Course - Roasted corn and crab meat bisque
Beer - Nod Hill Festbier

#3 Salad
Course - Quince apple baby arugula endive candied cashews fry shallots, yuzu vinerette
Beer - Geobunny IPA

#4 Entree
Course - Smoke bone in short rib BBQ sauce campfire beans maples chiplotte glazed corn on the cob
Beer - Super Mantis Double IPA

#5 Dessert
Course - Apple tart coffee ice cream sour cherry compote
Beer - Depth Effect Imperial Stout w/Cocoa & Vanilla

This will be a small and intimidate affair. Only 50 tickets will be sold for this event to ensure everyone has a great experience. Tickets can only be purchased online. First come, first serve!


About Nod Hill Brewery: Visit: https://www.nodhillbrewery.com/about-us
Nod Hill Brewery located in Ridgefield, CT, is a small-batch brewery known for crafting expressive, balanced and unique beers that encourage a spirit of thoughtful enjoyment. It is committed to using the best available ingredients and paying meticulous attention to brewing, cellaring and sanitation practices. Nod Hill is a green energy-powered brewery, in fact it is the first Connecticut brewery to be 100% solar energy-powered, and is dedicated to sustainable brewing practices.

About Gates Restaurant: Visit: https://www.gatesrestaurant.com/
Gates Restaurant has been a local New Canaan institution since 1979 and was tastefully renovated in 2016. The venue remains family-friendly, community focused, affordably priced with great tasting food and drinks. Whether it is a working lunch, date night, birthday celebration or an I-don’t-want-to-cook-night, Gates has you covered. Relaxed, casually elegant. Always fresh. Natural and sustainable whenever possible. Nightly specials. Live music. This is Gates.

About CTBeer.com 
Visit: https://www.instagram.com/ctbeer/
Since 2012, our mission has been to bring people together to enjoy Connecticut Craft Beer through discovery, consumption, and discussion of local craft beer tasting experiences, and to cheer those behind it all.


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Gates Restaurant 10 Forest Street
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