Join us for a dinner with Kimerud

From Norway, the land of the midnight sun, we bring you Kimerud. Distilled from potatoes and 23 botanicals all harvested from the small, artisanal distillery’s farm.
There are four Gins: Kimerud Gin; Wild Grade Gin; Kimerud Hillside Aged Gin, and Pink Gin.
In fact, Kimerud Gin is the highest awarded Norwegian Gin and has received high honors in several international competitions.
One taste will make you a gin lover!
Please join us at Blu Grotto in Oceanport for our special
Norwegian Kimerud Gin Dinner.
It’s a great opportunity to discover an exceptional gin.
Kimerud Gin Dinner

First Course
Spiced Lamb Carpaccio
Pickled Ramps, Pecorini, Rosewater Harissa

Second Course
Porcini Risotto
Escargot, Preserved Truffle, Burnt Sage
Third Course
Dry Aged American Wagyu Strip Loin
Miso, Prawn Butter
Fourth Course
Cheese Selection
A collaboration with The Cheese Cave of Red Bank. 
Fifth Course
Coriander-Lime Panna Cotta
Confit Lime, Vanilla Crumble
Kimerud Gin Dinner
Date: Tuesday, March 27
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Cost per person: $70 +tip/tax
Members of USBG (United States Bartenders Guild) will receive a 15% discount.
Call Corinne Miller, Bar Manager, Blu Grotto Ristorante
for more information or to make your reservation at
Blu Grotto Restaurant
200 Port au Peck Avenue, Oceanport, NJ 07757
Blu Grotto Location

Located past the intersection of Oceanport and Port au Peck, toward Monmouth Train station.
The entrance is highlighted by a hand crafted arch.

Save the date: Kimerud Gin Dinner

Learn more about gin while tasting exquisite Kimerud gins from Norway.
Blu Grotto’s expert staff are busy planning and concocting the perfect cocktails for
this event.

Wednesday  |  March 27, 2019  |  7:00 PM
Blu Grotto Ristorante
At Monmouth Park
200 Port Au Peck Ave, Oceanport, NJ 07757
Reservations call: (732) 571-7900

Spirits Dinner & Tasting. $70.
Details and menu coming soon!

Thirsty Thursday: Gimlet


GimletWhat shall we do with the drunken sailor? Note that your cordial can be shop-bought or homemade and it’s fun to mix it up with the seasons.

You’ll need:
2 oz Kimerud Hillside Gin
1 oz  lime cordial

This ratio of two parts gin to one part cordial dances in the glass. Stir down, pour into a glamorous coupe and garnish how you please.

Kimerud Gin comes to Monmouth County NJ!

After a successful dinner at Blu Grotto Ristorante in Oceanport, we’ve had requests to buy this delicious Norwegian Gin.
So, if you want to try it for yourself, here is a list of locations you can find it in Monmouth County.

Super Foodtown Port Monmouth Liquors
426 Route NJ-36
Port Monmouth, NJ 07758
Phone(732) 787-1180

Circus Wines, Beer & Spirits
56 Newman Springs Rd.
Red Bank, NJ 07701
Phone: 732-747-4053
STORE HOURS: Monday-Saturday 9a.m. – 9p.m. / Sunday 9a.m. – 7p.m

2204 Route NJ-35,
Sea Girt, NJ 08750
Phone(732) 292-6294

STORE HOURS: Monday-Saturday 9a.m. – 9p.m. / Sunday 10a.m. – 9p.m.

Circus Wines, Beer & Spirits
853 State Highway 35
Middletown, NJ 07748
Phone: 732-957-9700
STORE HOURS: Monday-Saturday 9a.m. – 9p.m. / Sunday 9a.m. – 7p.m.

Little Silver Bottle Shop
497 Prospect Avenue
Little Silver, NJ 07739

STORE HOURS: Monday-Saturday 10a.m. – 10p.m. / Sunday 11a.m. – 8p.m.

Thirsty Thursday: Old Tomahawk Pal


    • 3 tablespoons Tomahawk Rye
    • 2 tablespoons Campari
    • 2 tablespoons dry Vermouth
    • 1 orange twist