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Was your fantasy football team lackluster this year??
Well, now’s the time to impress your friends with some amazing Beer & Food Pairings for today’s big game.
The three most common pairing interactions are complement, contrast or cut. Take a look at what goes into each dish before deciding what interaction will best compliment your food and beer. For example spicy food; IPA will make the food even spicier complementing the food, Vienna Lager will contrast the spiciness with the sweetness of its malt, and Blonde Ale will cut the flavors refreshing your palate from the spiciness.
These are just a few examples of how you can pair one spicy dish with three different beer styles. Below I will give you a few more examples of beers that can pair with some of your big game food. To learn more on this topic check out http://www.craftbeer.com/category/beer-and-food and watch the video below.
The CraftBeer.com Beer & Food Course gives chefs an overview of pairing techniques, beer styles and the important place beer serves on your menu. Download the free CraftBeer.com Beer & Food course now at https://www.craftbeer.com/course
Food & Beer Pairings
Pizza with Red Sauce
August Schell’s Brewing Co. Firebrick Vienna-Style Amber Lager
Fair State Brewing Cooperative Vienna Lager
Fulton Brewing Co. Standard Lager
Summit Brewing Co. Extra Pale Ale
Samuel Adams Brewing Co. Boston Lager
Summit Brewing Co. Dakota Soul
Lagunitas Brewing Co. India Pale Ale
Bell’s Brewery Two Hearted India Pale Ale
Fulton Brewing Co. Lonely Blonde
Pulled Pork Sliders
Fargo Brewing Co. Iron Horse Pale Ale
Dogfish Head 60 Minute India Pale Ale
Odell Brewing Co. 90 Shilling Ale
Chili Beef and/or Pork
Guinness Draught Stout
Rhombus Guys Brewing Co. Into The Darkness Porter
Empyrean Brewing Co. Dark Side Vanilla Porter
Macaroni & Cheese
Fargo Brewing Co. Stones Throw Scottish Ale
Bell’s Brewery Amber Ale
Finnegans Brewing Co. Irish Amber Ale
Nachos with Queso Dip and/or Guacamole
Samuel Adams Brewing Co. Cold Snap
Blue Moon Brewing Co. Belgium White Ale
Paulaner Brewing Co. Hefe-Weizen