ROOT Tasting Dinner

Tuesday, August 25th Alfa is hosting a Root tasting dinner that will include cocktails from the Root Cocktail competition at Silk City. It’s 5 mini-courses for $35 and each will be paired with a cocktail.

Check out the menu after the jump.

Amuse Bouche

A delicate morsel, utilizing ROOT Liquor, designed to excite the palate.

First Course

Sweet Corn and Lobster Summer Soup – Wynnorr Farm Sweet Corn, Vanilla/Root infusion garnished with Lobster Salad and ROOT Syrup. Served chilled.

paired with

“Bomba Shack”
1 1/2 oz ROOT
1/2 oz spiced rum
1 oz Creme Coconut
Pineapple juice
1/2 fresh squeezed lemon
Fresh nutmeg
by Lauren Phillips @ Alfa Restaurant & Bar

Second Course

Seared Scallop with ROOT & Black Truffle Foam and Wild Mushrooms

paired with

“Dr. Maloney’s Restorative Elixir”
2 oz. ROOT
1 oz. Punt E Mes
.5oz. Campari
5 dashes Vieux Carre
3 dashes orange bitters
orange twist
by Colin Shearn @ Franklin Mortgage & Co.

Third Course

ROOT Brined Pork Loin – stuffed with Apples and Raisins and served with a Rosemary Celeriac Puree and Root Demi Glace.

paired with

“Dr. Hadley’s Root Restorative”
.5 oz. Demerara simple syrup
6 large mint leaves
1.25 oz. Lairds Bonded (100 proof) Applejack
1.0 oz. Root Liqueur
.5 oz. Benedictine
.5 oz. fresh lime juice
2 dashes Fee Brother’s Aztec Chocolate bitters
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Garnish: Mint sprig Muddle mint in simple syrup. Add ice and other ingredients. Shake vigorously and strain into a cocktail glass. Top with a spanked mint sprig.
by Kate Loeb @ Oyster House

Fourth Course

Grilled Venison – Huckleberry Reduction, ROOT infused Potato Hash

paired with

“Pennsyltucky Smash”
1 oz.Root
1 oz. Buffalo Trace Bourbon
1 oz. fresh squeezed orange juice
shaken on crushed ice with 7-10 smacked mint leaves. Serve in rocks glass, garnish with mint sprig.
by Christian Gaal @ Noble American Cookery


ROOT Float Roundabout – ROOT Ice Cream with Vanilla Creme Soda

paired with

“Dust and Beans”
1 oz. ROOT
1/2 oz. Frangelico
1 oz. Chilled Espresso
Shaken over ice and served in a Cordial glass. Top with ROOT Infused Whipped Cream and garnish with a lemon twist.
by Lauren Phillips @ Alfa Restaurant & Bar

Alfa [Official Site]
Root [Official Site]