Classic Pairings


Soups
Beef Vegetable ………….. English brown ale or Porter
Lobster Bisque ………..  Kolsch
Cream …………………….. Pilsner
Minestrone …………….. Vienna lager
French Onion …………… Scotch ale
Mulligatawny …………… British-styled pale ale
Beef Stew ………………… Trappist Dubbel
Chowder …………………… Weissbier, Witbier, Helles, or Pilsner.
Gumbo ……………………..American pale ale, brown ale, and IPA


Red Meat
Buffalo ………………………. Porter
Meatloaf ……………………. British Bitter, brown ale and pale ale,
Roast Beef …………..…….. British-styled pale ale
Teriyaki Beef …………….. Weizenbock
Venison ………………….… Doppelbock, Dunkel, smoked beer
Lamb ………………..…….. Scottish ale
Steak …………………..……American amber lager, American brown ale, Altbier, Porter, and Dubbel.


Pork  and Chicken
Ribs (unsauced) ……………. Vienna lager
Chicken Kiev ………………… Bohemian Pilsner
Blackened Chicken ………… Dunkel lager
Chicken Cordon Bleu …….. Marzen


Seafood
Grilled Salmon ……………… Dunkel lager or dry bock
Cajun styled Shellfish ……. English bitter
Grilled Whitefish ………..… Bohemian or German Pilsner
Raw Oysters …………………. Dry Stout
Smoked Salmon ……….…… Smoked Rauchbier
Steamed Mussels or Clams ……..the same beer used for steaming
Lobster or Crab ……………… Bohemian Pilsner or  Belgian witbier


Desserts
Apple Pie ……………………………Imperial Stout, Strong Baltic Porter, Cream Stout.
Chocolate Cheesecake ………… Rasberry lambic
Cherry Pie ………………………… Kriek
Bananas Foster ……………..….. German hefeweizen
Flourless Chocolate Cake …… Imperial Stout
Pecan Pie ………………………… Imperial Stout, American Stout, Cream Stout
Lemon Meringue Pie ………… American wheat ale or Weizen
Trifle …………………………..….. Imperial Porter
Plain Chocolate ……………….. Belgian Abbey ale


Other
Pizza …………………….…… Alt
Quiche Lorraine …….….. Spritzy wheat ale
Cheese Omelet ………….. German Weissbier or English bitter
Thai food………………….. Weissbier, saison, American pale and IPA
Salads ……………………… Weissbier, witbier, American wheat beer
Indian (spicy) ………..…. Saison, Pilsner, Dortmunder, Hellesbock, American IPA
Chinese …………………… Weissbier, Weissbock, Dunkel, Belgian strong golden
Caribbean ………………… Pilsner, American pale ale, Saison, Stout


Cheese
Cheddar …………….. Nut brown ale
Brie ……………….….. Imperial Pilsner
Gouda ………….……. Dubbel
Limburger ………….. Doppelbock
Cream Cheese …….. German Pilsner
Edam ………………… Dunkelweizen
Blue Cheese …….…. India pale ale
Stilton ……………….. Barley wine


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