New to our draft beer line up is Odin Brewing's Gift Ruby Ale.
Have you ever wondered what you should eat with your beer?
Compliments of Seattle's Odin Brewing … Beer Pairing Tips or Not?!
more hop bitterness the beer has, the heartier or livelier the meal
needs to be to hold its own. Don’t overwhelm your palate or meal and
ruin what the chef was trying to achieve.
general rule is keep sweet with sweet, and tart with tart. Try to keep
your beer sweeter or tarter than the sweet or tart food on the plate.
There are exceptions, like pairing drier robust beers with sweet
all of the rules out the window and experiment with contrasting and
complimentary pairings. Match foods with complimentary flavors, or try
contrasting them and create a slew of unique results.
those of you who are bound to the wine pairing school of thought, think
of ale as red wine and lager as white wine. Hoppy beers can also be
used in place of a pairing that calls for an acidic wine. Though it
honestly doesn’t matter, these tips might help you to convert your
taste buds over to beer—or those of a friend—over to beer.
is very subjective and what works for one person might not work for
another. If it tastes good to you, then go for it. However, also be
open to suggestions, as these tend to come with some knowledge and
possible palate enlightenment.