Bristol dinner features Venetucci Pumpkin Ale

If you missed yesterday’s release of Venetucci Pumpkin Ale, that hard-to-find harbinger of fall from Bristol Brewing Co., you can still experience the beer at the brewery’s upcoming Fork & Barrel Supper Series.

The dinner is hosted by caterers Buffalo Gals at the brewery on Wednesday, October 21 at 6 p.m. “Everyone takes home a bottle of Venetucci Pumpkin Ale,” reads the event page for Autumn Supper, “so join us in your best farmer-chic attire!” Tickets are $50.

Here’s the menu:

Amusé:
Savory chèvre cheesecake bite • Beehive Honey Wheat
baby arugula and shaved radish salad, lemon-poppy gastrique

First course:
Cinnamon seared duck breast • Venetucci Pumpkin Ale
charred crostini with melted camembert and roasted garlic dulce de leche, pumpkin hash

Second course:
“Jagerschnitzel”-style fried ravioli • Red Baron Octoberfest
wild mushroom veloute and rendered bauchspeck, salt roasted carrot and cippolini onion relish

Third course:
Warlock bittersweet beignets with dark chocolate gelato • Winter Warlock Oatmeal Stout roasted almond bark and espresso dust