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Perfect Protein Beer Pairings

Drinking sure works up an appetite. We compiled a few of our favorite meat-and-drink pairings. Note: Specific brews on tap tend to rotate, so when in doubt, stick with the type of beer indicated.


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Pork

  • The beer style: Something hoppy
  • Where to go: Blind Lady Ale House
  • What to eat: Spicy salami pizza
  • We suggest: Automatic Brewing Co.'s Goofy Foot IPA

Lamb

  • The beer style: A pale ale or pilsner
  • Where to go: Queenstown Public House
  • What to eat: The bare lil' lamb burger
  • We suggest: Hess' Vienna Cream Ale

Sausage

  • The beer style: Something crisp and refreshing
  • Where to go: Brabant Cafe
  • What to eat: Traditional bratwurst
  • We suggest: Maes Pilsner

Beef

  • The beer style: Something smoky
  • Where to go: Ju/Ke at Bottlecraft
  • What to eat: Brisket
  • We suggest: Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier

Chicken

  • The beer style: Blonde or white ale
  • Where to go: Sea & Smoke
  • What to eat: Roasted Jidori half chicken
  • We suggest: Affigem Abbey Blonde

Fish

  • The beer style: Something light
  • Where to go: Puesto at the Headquarters
  • What to eat: Ceviche verde
  • We suggest: Cucapa Lookout Blonde

Ribs

  • The beer style: Something malty
  • Where to go: Phil's BBQ
  • What to eat: Half rib dinner
  • We suggest: Karl Strauss' Red Trolley Ale

 

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