Beer & Food Pairing - What to Eat with Your Beer

Beer & Food Pairing - What to Eat with Your Beer

Next time you host a dinner party, why not give beer and food pairing a go? We’ve got some suggestions for you:

Wheat Beer
  • Style: light wheat aroma and flavour; very easy to drink
  • Best with: seafood, smoked salmon, salad, dim sum
Pale Lager
  • Style: mild, crisp and highly carbonatedBest with: chicken, steamed mussels, spring rolls, lemon shortbread
Blonde Ale
  • Style: mild malt flavour with low to medium levels of hop bitterness
  • Best with: spaghetti, meatballs, Pepper Jack cheese
Pale Ale
  • Style: robust hop aroma with medium bitterness
  • Best with: roasted and grilled meat, fish and chips, cheddar cheese
IPA
  • Style: hoppy beer with a pronounced bitter flavour
  • Best with: curry, spicy tuna roll, crème brûlée, carrot cake
Stout
  • Style: heavy roasted flavours with hints of coffee and chocolate
  • Best with: Gouda cheese, foie gras, grilled lamb, dark chocolate

    Cool Down with These Cocktails with a Happy Twist

     

    Summer is coming. To beat the heat, we got three of our favourite craft breweries to each create a beer cocktail that you can easily make at home. Check out the video and the recipe below!

     

    Tai Wai Beer – Amber Secret

    Ingredients: (Makes 1)
    • 1 bottle of Tai Wai Beer No.2 Earl Grey Amber Ale
    • 15mL vodka
    • 15mL cointreau
    • A dash of grenadine
    • 30mL peach puree
    • 2 lime wedges 

    Steps:
    1. Add vodka, cointreau, grenadine and peach puree into shaker. Shake well.
    2. Pour mixture into martini glass. Rim the glass with lime wedge and squeeze the rest of the juice into glass.
    3. Top with Amber Ale and garnish with orange peel twist. Serve.
    Moonzen Brewery - Pomelo Beer Mojito
     
    Ingredients: (Makes 2)
    • 1 bottle of Moonzen Dragon King Fujian Radler
    • 1 lime, halved
    • 50mL rum
    • A handful of mint leaves
     
    Steps:
    1. Divide the lime juice and rum between two highball glasses. Stir to release lime juice into the rum. Add ice.
    2. Sprinkle mint leaves into the glasses. Top with the Dragon King Fujian Radler.
    Edinburgh Beer Factory – Paolozzi Beer Punch

    Ingredients: (Makes 1 large bowl)
    • 6 bottles of Edinburgh Beer Factory Paolozzi Lager
    • 350mL Sprite
    • 500mL pineapple juice
    • Orange, sliced or cut into small pieces
    • Lemon, sliced or cut into small pieces
    • Lime, sliced or cut into small pieces 

    Steps:
    1. In a large pitcher or bowl, add Sprite, pineapple juice and top with the Edinburgh Beer Factory Paolozzi Lager.
    2. Garnish with orange, lemon and lime slices or pieces. Ladle out into individual cups and serve.

     


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