Friday, December 19, 2014

Farm and Jerry's: Dinner and beer pairings at Jerry's Bar

What do you get when you mix a gastropub, a farm and a brewery? You get what is called a bar-yard. On Wednesday, Sept. 3 Northern Liberties gastropub Jerry's Bar - 129 W. Laurel St. - is collaborating with Greensgrow Farms and Yards Brewery in Philadelphia for a Farm to Bar event.

Farm and Jerry's: Dinner and beer pairings at Jerry's Bar

Jerry´s Bar, 129 W. Laurel St., Philadelphia.  ( DAVID M WARREN / Staff Photographer )
Jerry's Bar, 129 W. Laurel St., Philadelphia. ( DAVID M WARREN / Staff Photographer )

What do you get when you mix a gastropub, a farm and a brewery? You get what is called a 'bar-yard'.

On Wednesday, Sept. 3 Northern Liberties gastropub Jerry’s Bar (129 W. Laurel St. in Northern Liberties) is collaborating with Greensgrow Farms and Yards Brewery in Philadelphia for a Farm to Bar event.

Taking place at 6 p.m. on the balcony, the event features a four-course menu including beer pairings with each dish (vegan options available). As guests taste the choices for the evening by executive chef Matt Moon and sous chef Jim Pierce, Kate Kelly from Greensgrow Farms and Kristin Cain from Yards Brewery will be dropping knowledge on the pairings.

The pairings include:

Course 1: Crispy masa, succotash with a pale ale foam paired with Yards Philly Pale Ale

Course 2: NJ fluke ceviche, berry compote, pickled peppers paired with Yards Pynk

Course 3: Smoked chicken breast, liver and onions, and chicken kielbasa paired with Yards Brawler Ale

Course 4: Beer float with vanilla bean ice cream, beer cookies with Yards Love Stout

Vegan pairings:

Course 1: Already a vegan dish

Course 2: House made seitan, berry compote, pickled peppers paired with Yards Pink

Course 3: Smoked portabella, crispy eggplant, and a mushroom meatball

Course 4: Tapioca pudding with local honey and fruit

Tickets are $60 per person and can be purchased here or by calling 267-273-1632.

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