The state of craft beer Blue Bell PA boasts an outstanding array of award-winning nano, micro and craft breweries. Many products are on tap at your local watering hole, and dozens are available year-round for purchase in can or bottle. Stellar brews are scrumptious alone, but they’re even better when paired with good eats. Here’s your basic guide on pairing beer with food.
the Three C’s of Food & Beer Pairing
are no hard and fast rules about pairing food and bear, but the three
C’s can help you narrow your choices more intelligently for a better
drinking experience. The three C’s are Contrast, Complement and
like wine, bright, acidic or bitter beers cleanse and balance your
palate when bold, spicy or fatty food is on the menu. Conversely,
more pronounced, fatty eats, tend to tame and even out the sharpness
of hoppy beer.
beer and food should marry. To achieve this union, pair beers and
foods that have similar weight in terms of flavor and taste profile.
Lighter beers, such as wheat and light lager, do well with some
seafood, hearty salads, lighter Mexican fare like salsa or tapas.
Dark lagers tend to augment everything that’s wonderful about bold
stews, burgers and brats.
create delicious contrast in your beer and food pairings, let
opposites attract. Be sure that the beer and the dish in question
each have one, big, dominant flavor whose contrast shines through
with each bite or gulp: Imperial IPA and spicy, fried food; dry
stouts and oysters; porters and barbecue.
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