First there are combinations, and then there are the exemplary combinations. Pairings which surpasses many other. Some of these exemplary pairings are, the partners in solving crime Sherlock and Watson, or maybe Peanut butter or jam in a sandwich, Dhoni and Yuvraj’s partnership in World cup or maybe mac fused with cheese.
With all the vivid variety of beer brewed across the world, the something to go with it criteria comes along with it. There are few dishes which go just perfectly with a particular texture of beer. The pairings blend together with your favourite chilled beer, hence enhancing the feel.
To start with let’s find out what goes great with the Belgium wheat beer, to be completely honest, I believe you could put cheese in anything, and it becomes heavenly. But a Belgium wheat Beer along with cheese is a delicious combination. Whether it’s a goat cheese salad, pizza or even a cheese platter. You can order anything filled with cheese and you won’t be disappointed. The cloudy, aromatic and citrusy tinge of the Belgium Wheat is a great synthesis with for the gooey cheesy dishes.
What about the German Wheat? German wheat beer that is supposed to be amber coloured, light and fruity beer is best paired with chicken, seafood or even pasta. The idea is to play with the lighter taste and not overpower the beer with spicy and heavy flavours.
The English Stout is a dark, creamy textured beer that has restrained bitterness. Deserts are usually preferred with dark stout beers. Chocolate induced desserts like Brownie or rich desserts are a fine combination.
When compared with English stout, The American Premium Lager is a crisp and dry aftertaste with restrained sweetness, it has a pale to golden colour. This beer goes the spicy route with Mexican or Szechuan dishes. Buffalo wings or barbequed chicken are a huge hit with this kind of beer.
Actually it all depends on many other factors like the texture, feel, aroma, flavour. It completely depends on an individual’s taste. There is something new for everyone, every time. The curious soul will explore and find the combinations which click with others. Playing by the rules seems too boring if there is so much to experiment with.