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The Ultimate Backyard BBQ Beer Pairing Cheat Sheet

Mike Reis 8 comments

The beer that's best with burgers probably isn't going to do much for your grilled lobster tails or jerk chicken. If you want a beer that's going to make every element of your grilled feast taste even better, you've got some decisions to make. I'm here to help. More

Ask a Cicerone: What's Your Ultimate Beer and Burger Pairing?

Maggie Hoffman 7 comments

As we prep our grills for burger season, asked our crew of experts about their ultimate beer and burger pairing. More

How to Pair Beer With Mexican Food

Drinks Mike Reis 12 comments

I know what you're thinking. "Here's how to pair beer with Mexican food: insert lime into Pacifico. Drink." I won't tell you not to drink your Coronas, Pacificos, and Tecates, but other beers can offer some serious south-of-the-border beer pairing satisfaction. Just like a well-made sauce can improve a dish, a well-paired beer can make any meal just a bit more awesome. More

Cheese and Beer Pairing Tips From Steve Jones of Portland's Cheese Bar

Drinks Adam Lindsley 1 comment

If anyone understands the relationship between cheese and beer, it's Steve Jones, owner of Portland, Oregon's Cheese Bar. Here's his advice on learning to pair your favorite cheeses with their best beer match. More

Ask a Cicerone: The Weirdest Beer Pairing That Works

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 5 comments

Some beer and food pairings are classics, but we asked our Cicerone crew for the weirdest—and most surprisingly successful—pairings they've discovered. Have you tried any of these pairings? More

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Beer to Drink With Pizza

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 11 comments

Pizza makes us happy, and beer makes us happy, and the two together make us really, really happy. We asked our beer pros for their tips on the ideal pairing for pizza, from a classic Margherita to the guilty pleasure of pizza Hawaiian-style. More

The Serious Eats Guide to Holiday Beer Pairing

Drinks Mike Reis 2 comments

Whether the holidays make you think of sugar plums and snowmen or overly opinionated family members and a roast burning in the oven, there's one thing that seems to draw folks together like nothing else this time of year: booze. Here's our guide to the best beer options for several possible holiday feasts. More

Smoked Beers: Your Secret Weapon for Beer Pairing

Drinks Mike Reis 8 comments

Smoked beers are truly awesome with food. More

How to Pair Beer and Dessert

Drinks Mike Reis 10 comments

Pairing drinks with any food isn't as simple as just matching flavors—there are other elements at play that can gloriously make (or disastrously break) the match. Here are a few things to consider when you're pairing beer and dessert. More

What to Drink with Ramen

Drinks Maggie Hoffman 9 comments

A few pros—including Garrett Oliver of the Brooklyn Brewery and Jordan Salcito of Momofuku—tell us which beers, wines, sakes, and ciders we should be sipping with each style of ramen. More

Serious Entertaining: Our Favorite Beer Pairings for a Late Summer Feast

Serious Entertaining Ben Jay 1 comment

There are few things I enjoy more than a good beer and a good summer barbecue, and there's no time like August to enjoy them both together. If you're entertaining between now and Labor Day, or just grilling for a few friends, having the right beer to complement your dishes can really take your cookout from plain old good to truly outstanding. More

Beers to Drink at Your Summer Lobster Bake

Drinks Stef Ferrari Post a comment

Beer pairings that will seriously punch up your seafood feast. More

Ask a Cicerone: What's the Hardest Food to Pair with Beer?

Drinks The Serious Eats Team 7 comments

Beer lovers often brag that when it comes to food pairing, beer will beat wine every time. But even so, there are some foods that just seem to resist a beverage match. We asked 8 beer experts for food-and-beer pairings that prove difficult. More

Ask a Cicerone: The Best Beers to Drink with Burgers

Drinks The Serious Eats Team 3 comments

We asked our crew of beer experts for their favorite burger-friendly beers, the ultimate pairing for a summer day. More

How to Host A Beer and Cheese Tasting Party

Drinks Mike Reis 3 comments

With the tips I have for you today, you'll be primed to host the most awesome beer and cheese tasting party ever...and you and your guests might even learn something along the way. More

Ask a Cicerone: Which Beers Are Best With Grilled Food?

Drinks The Serious Eats Team 2 comments

Grilling season is officially upon us, and we're celebrating with beer. But while you're stocking up on sausages, ribs, chicken thighs, and steaks, you might want to pick up some beers that will be particularly well suited for your grilled feast. Our beer experts are on hand to suggest a brew that will make everything taste better together. More

How to Host a Mother's Day Beer Brunch

Drinks Michael Agnew Post a comment

If you're looking for something a little more creative than a Bellini and scrambled eggs, consider a Mother's Day celebration that forgoes the grape in favor of the grain. Invite Mom over for a beer brunch. Here's what to make and which beers to serve alongside each dish. More

How to Plan a Beer Dinner for Valentine's Day

Drinks Michael Agnew 2 comments

What better way to woo your sweetest than a multi-course meal paired with beer? Skip the restaurant prix fixe scams and get cozy at home, cooking an aphrodiasical dinner together and sipping some delicious beer parings alongside each dish. More

The Best Beers to Drink with Christmas Cookies

Drinks Michael Agnew 5 comments

Whether you're hosting a cookie swap party or delivering some gifts by way of reindeer-and-chimney, consider pouring a beer alongside your holiday dessert. More

First Look: The Abbot's Cellar in San Francisco

Maggie Hoffman 3 comments

The folks behind The Monk's Kettle in San Francisco are aiming to prove that they're just as serious about food—and about beer's place in the world fine dining—with their latest venture on Valencia Street, The Abbot's Cellar. Take a peek at these plates of pheasant, bone marrow, and more. More

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