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Beer Dinner w/ Garrett Oliver @ The JakeWalk

UPDATE // Mon, Jan 23

The JakeWalk, part of a foodtastic triumvirate including cheese and artisanal provisions outlet Stinky Brooklyn and wine/liquor outpost Smith & Vine, rolled out a scrumptious 3-course beer dinner earlier this evening including a delightfully odorous cheese finale, all paired with some of Brooklyn’s most illusive imbibables, and each introduced in detail by Brewmaster Oliver:

You’ll find that all the doors are locked, and the windows are barred. There was no escaping the bottle-conditioned, vintage, barrel-aged and funky-yeast beers to come.

Bottle-conditioned Radius, at a highly sessionable 4.8%, stretches its legs.

Arguably the best course of the night, the chicken liver crostini drenched in kabocha squash soup and paired with the original batch of Local 1 was the edible equivalent of running the game-opening kickoff to a touchdown (sorry, football on the brain).

This trio of goat cheese ravioli displayed a mild hint of wasabi, the perfect accompaniment to Sorachi Ace.

Hold on to your butts: this beef sirloin and Brussels sprouts loved to publicly display its affection for Cuvée Elijah, Cuvée Noire aged in Elijah Craig barrels.

And last, but certainly in no way least, we reveled in the raucous, funky, downright stinky flavors of Grayson, paired up with “Wild 1″ — an adaptation of Local 1 aged in the same barrels from which a certain classified imperial stout develops its riotously delicious character, and then refermented with wild yeast.


Join Brewmaster Oliver at The JakeWalk in Carroll Gardens for a three-course beer dinner.

Reception: Radius

Kabocha Squash Soup
maple crème fraiche, chicken liver crostini
w/ Brooklyn Local 1, Original Assay, 2006

Broccoli Rabe and Goat Cheese Ravioli
parsnip sauce, toasted pumpkin seeds
w/ Brooklyn Sorachi Ace

Roasted Beef Sirloin
winter vegetable mash, brussels sprouts, bordelaise
w/ Cuvee Elijah (barrel-aged Cuvée Noire)

washed raw cow’s milk from Meadow Creek, VA
w/ “Wild 1″ 2009 vintage

Beer Dinner w/ Garrett Oliver @ The JakeWalk
January 23, 2012 6:00 pm
January 23, 2012 9:00 pm
December 23, 2011
Jake Walk
(347) 599-0294
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282 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY, 11231, United States