Walrus & Carpenter Host Crispin Cider Tasting

CTbites Team

Walrus & Carpenter, one of Fairfield County's most exciting new restaurants will be hosting a...no...not wine...not beer...CIDER tasting event, Crispin Cider Tasting Thursday September, 26th. How better to herald the beginning of fall than with the menu below?  Pork, Bourbon, Squash...Take a look.  

For Walrus newbies, the kitchen is led by Executive Chef Paul DiMaria, formerly of the beautiful Community Table in Washington, CT. Walrus and Carpenter is located at 2895 Fairfield Ave. in Bridgeport. This is an evening you won't want to miss. 

1st Course – Crispin Original + Cider Cocktails

Fall spiced smoked pork + apple sausage, goat cheese crostini, tarragon aioli, 

cider-red wine reduction

2nd Course – Bourbon Barrel Aged Cider

Butternut squash + sweet potato soup, smoked bacon, apples + thyme

3rd Course – “The Saint” Maple Cider Fermented with Belgian Trappist Yeast

Maple glazed pork belly, roasted apples, celery root puree, brown butter

4th Course – “Stagger Lee” Rye Whiskey Cask Aged Cider

NY Strip, apple brandy-blue cheese demiglace, roasted onions, sunchoke

5th Course – Honey Crisp Artisanal Reserve

Apple crepes, cider reduction, cardamom, ricotta mousse, allspice