Moonshine & Moonlight 2013

Simplicity at The Mast Farm Inn is pleased to present "North Carolina Moonshine by North Carolina Moonlight".

Simplicity at The Mast Farm Inn is honored to present "North Carolina Moonshine by North Carolina Moonlight", its menu for The High Country Small Plate Crawl. Inn guests, local diners, traveling diners, and their guests, are equally welcome. Reservations Not Required.

You will find in the texts below the description, pricing and menu being presented on Tuesday, September 3rd, Wednesday, September 4th, and Thursday, September 5th, 2013 from 5:00PM to 9:00PM at The Mast Farm Inn, as well as the North Carolina Moonshine and moonshine cocktails being featured, during The High Country Small Plate Crawl. • Click Here To See Full Sized Menu

Our restaurant Simplicity at The Mast Farm Inn was selected from among hundreds of fine dining restaurants in North Carolina for "The Best Dish in North Carolina Award". Best Dish is North Carolina’s Official State Restaurant Competition presented every year by The North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services and sponsored by Our State Magazine.

Boone Independent Restaurants, Member Restaurants • Boone Independent Restaurants is a organization founded by local independent restaurants, to present and promote the outstanding independent restaurants that are an important part of the Boone area community, local history and culinary culture. It is the official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.The High Country Small Plate Crawl is produced by Boone Independent Restaurants, The Carolina Epicurean and member restaurants located in Boone, Blowing Rock and Valle Crucis. The Carolina Epicurean is your online resource for restaurant reviews, news and food trends in western North Carolina, upstate South Carolina and beyond. Independent restaurants are the main focus of this site, but occasionally, when a Chain is doing something noteworthy, especially something that will benefit or be of interest to Carolinians, it will be covered here as well.
The Carolina Epicurean • The Carolina Epicurean is a leading source of North and South Carolina restaurant news and reviews, food & drink trends and events and the latest in the local food and drink scene.
The High Country Small Plate Crawl takes place Tuesday, September 3rd, Wednesday, September 4th, and Thursday, September 5th, 2013. Dozens of independent restaurants create special small plate menus, priced from $3 to $8, featuring their cuisine and Chef’s talent. Crawl from restaurant to restaurant sampling the best of the High Country culinary scene. The High Country Small Plate Crawl is produced by Boone Independent Restaurants, The Carolina Epicurean and member restaurants located in Boone, Blowing Rock and Valle Crucis.


The small plate crawl menu for Simplicity at The Mast Farm Inn • Eight small plates developed specifically by Executive Chef Andrew Long for The High Country Small Plate Crawl, on Tuesday, September 3rd, Wednesday, September 4th, and Thursday, September 5th, 2013 from 5:00PM to 9:00PM at The Mast Farm Inn.

“Southern Cheese Fries”
Duck fat sautéed fingerling potatoes with pimento cheese sauce, house cured pork belly • 6

"Roasted Sweet Potato Bisque"
With crispy kale and gruyere • 6

"Crispy Fried Thomasville Tomme"
With garden greens, marinated baby heirloom tomatoes, beer mustard vinaigrette • 5

"Shaved Torchon de Fois Gras"
With seared local apples and shallot, muscadine, pickled ground cherries • 8

"Crispy Confit of Pheasant Leg"
With cabbage and chestnut, ginger XO • 8

"Iron Seared Sea Scallop"
With bacon, shiitake, asparagus, golden raisins, pine nuts, parmesan • 7

"Mamou Mast Chocolate Cake"
With farm-churned ice cream • 3

"Profiteroles Danielle Jacques"
With with buttermilk and bourbon peach ice cream, sorghum caramel • 4

North Carolina Moonshine Straight-Up • Simplicity Moonlights as a Moonshine Runner
Simplicity Moonlights as a Moonshine Runner • The Mast Farm Inn is pleased to announce that we will be featuring all the finest North Carolina Moonshine spirits, as well as Chef Andrew’s Long Drinks designed using them as the base. These fine North Carolina spirits are suitable for cookin, drinkin, lickin, grinnin, ticklin & picklin, and friends… they don’t call it a crawl for nothin. Bring Designated Driver!

Troy & Sons Distillers • Determined to find the perfect moonshine recipe, Troy Ball began testing recipes from the North Carolina State Archives and residents from Madison to McDowell counties. August 18, 2010, Troy distilled the perfect white liquor, using lost Crooked Creek Corn™, smooth as silk with vanilla oak undertones.
Troy & Sons Distillers
• Determined to find the perfect moonshine recipe, Troy Ball began testing recipes from the North Carolina State Archives and residents from Madison to McDowell counties. August 18, 2010, Troy distilled the perfect white liquor, using lost Crooked Creek Corn™, smooth as silk with vanilla oak undertones.
Mast Farm Inn MoonShoot Glass™ • $6.75

Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon • While your great granddaddy was firing up a pipe, Junior Johnson’s was firing up a copper still. Few family recipes carry a jail sentence, but to the Johnson family, it was a way of life. With whiskey in his trunk and the law on his heels, Junior ran the finest moonshine in Appalachia.
Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon • While your great granddaddy was firing up a pipe, Junior Johnson’s was firing up a copper still. Few family recipes carry a jail sentence, but to the Johnson family, it was a way of life. With whiskey in his trunk and the law on his heels, Junior ran the finest moonshine in Appalachia.
Mast Farm Inn MoonShoot Glass™ • $5.25

Catdaddy Carolina Moonshine • Every batch is born in a copper still and handcrafted in very small batches. Catdaddy is made from American corn and triple distilled to deliver a uniquely flavored, ultra-smooth spirit.
Catdaddy Carolina Moonshine • Every batch is born in a copper still and handcrafted in very small batches. Catdaddy is made from American corn and triple distilled to deliver a uniquely flavored, ultra-smooth spirit.
Mast Farm Inn MoonShoot Glass™ • $5.25

Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon Natural Fruit • Midnight Moon Apple Pie, Cherry, Strawberry, Blueberry & Cranberry spirits each begin with the handcrafted, ultra-smooth Midnight Moon recipe. Real fruit and Midnight Moon are then placed in mason jars by hand, just like moonshiners have done for generations. Apple Pie, Cherry, Strawberry, Blueberry & Cranberry age in the jar for several weeks, to ensure each bottle reaches the peak of all-natural fruit flavor before it leaves the distillery.
Junior Johnson’s Midnight Moon Natural Fruit
• Midnight Moon Apple Pie, Cherry, Strawberry, Blueberry & Cranberry spirits each begin with the handcrafted, ultra-smooth Midnight Moon recipe. Real fruit and Midnight Moon are then placed in mason jars by hand, just like moonshiners have done for generations. Apple Pie, Cherry, Strawberry, Blueberry & Cranberry age in the jar for several weeks, to ensure each bottle reaches the peak of all-natural fruit flavor before it leaves the distillery.
JJ’s Blueberry
JJ’s Apple Pie
JJ’s Cherry
JJ’s Strawberry
JJ’s Cranberry
Mast Farm Inn MoonShoot Glass™ • $5.00

The Mast Farm Inn's Executive Chef Andrew Long developed a collection of cocktails which use North Carolina Moonshine as the base, and range from the "Smooth & Silky as Lauren Bacall" to "Call Me a Medic Bogart My Friend". Bring Designated Pilot!
Chef Andrew’s Long Drinks, Unreservedly Awesome • The Mast Farm Inn’s Executive Chef Andrew Long developed a collection of cocktails which use North Carolina Moonshine as the base, and range from the "Smooth & Silky as Lauren Bacall" to "Call Me a Medic Bogart My Friend". Bring Designated Pilot!

RJR Smokey & The Bandito’s Smoked Ice
Troy & The Shadow’s Tongue Twisting Super Secret Smoked Ice & Smoked Syrup Elixir

Rebecca’s White Lightning Sour
White Whiskey Sour A-La-Troy & Scarier Than A Summer Thunderstorm on Rominger

RC’s Apple Moon Pie by Sheriff Andy Opie-Long Kenobi
JJ’s Apple Pie & Ginger’s Jolly Roger Beer By Fred Astaire, Dirty Dancing in The Moonlight

Jimi Gomer’s Purple Haze You’All
JJ’s Blueberry, Mountain Spray Cranberry, Cherry Bitter But Not Hopeless, Albert’s Seltzer

Barney & Thelma Lou’s Blueberry Basil Mojito Señor
Basil & Sugar, Sparkling Water from Pristine Mountain Streams, Wild & Crazy Blueberries, Lime Without The Coconut

Megan’s Honey Moon Shine & Cheerful Cherry
Midnight Moon Cherry, Crème de Cacao, Honey, Half & Half & Half

Danielle Gump’s Shine, Tea, Shine
Catdaddy, Aunt Be Velva Be Good’s Sweet Tea & Peach Schnapps, Stabilized After Being Shaken Not Stirred By The Bonded Pony Express at River Run Base Camp

Steven Cat’s Moonshadow Julep
Jack’s Grumpy Lemons & Friends, Rhubarb Bitters, Baker Ginger’s Syrup, Franklin’s Mint

Carolina in My Mind Manhattan
Sweet Baby James’ Appalachian Manhattan by Way of The Valle Crucis Abbey Road

BB’s Bleusberry Cream Soda
You, Lucille, Cousins Kyra & Lorraine Never Sing the Blues Again

Enzo Troy’s Corn Martini
Put This In Your Tank and Win All Your Formula One Races in Monaco With Elegance

Highland Moon Honey by Daphne & Niles
JJ’s M&M Strawberry, Drambuie, Ice by Martin, and Honey by The Mast Farm Bees
Chef Andrew’s Long Drinks • $9.00

Boone Independent Restaurants is a organization founded by local independent restaurants, to present and promote the outstanding independent restaurants that are an important part of the Boone area community, local history and culinary culture.
Simplicity at The Mast Farm Inn is pleased to present
Boone Independent Restaurants is a organization founded by local independent restaurants, to present and promote the outstanding independent restaurants that are an important part of the Boone area community, local history and culinary culture. It is the official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages. For more information, contact event producer, Laura Huff, of Carolina Epicurean at thecarolinaepicurean@gmail.com

The Mast Farm Inn of Historic Valle Crucis, North Carolina is pleased to announce it has been inducted into Historic Hotels of America®, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Historic Hotels of America was founded in 1989 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation with 32 charter members. Members of National Trust Historic Hotels of America represent the heritage and development of America. The Mast Farm Inn is one of less than 235 hotels and resorts throughout the country that is recognized by Historic Hotels of America for preserving and maintaining its historic integrity, architecture and ambiance. There are seven Historic Hotels of America® hotels in the state of North Carolina.
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