Slow smoked foods are huge right now. Ultra flavoursome and perfect for winter grazing, we’ve paired them with some of our top beer recommendations for this year’s International Beer Day
Looking for some inspiration to help you celebrate International Beer Day this Friday 3rd August?
Here’s our pick of great beers to pair with slow-smoked foods (pictured below from left) that’ll have you extending this “day” out all weekend long…
Much loved by Californian surfers, this utterly drinkable Mexican pilsener-style lager is clean, crisp and refreshing.
TRY WITH Loaded tortilla chips, with brisket, tomato salsa and sour cream
Little Creatures Pale Ale
Bursting with fruity and hoppy flavours this refreshing, full-bodied pale ale has a pleasingly bitter finish.
TRY WITH Caramelised brussels sprouts, smoky bacon and toasted almonds
Panhead Super Charger
A hop-forward American Pale Ale with flavours of citrus and pine that delivers big on bitterness.
TRY WITH Pulled pork and salad burgers
A classic, easy-to-drink pale lager that’s often made extra-refreshing by tucking a wedge of lime into its neck.
TRY WITH Steamed broccolini with mustard and lemon dressing and lemon slices
Steinlager Tokyo Dry
This thirst-quenching dry pale lager is made with Japanese brewing smarts and raw New Zealand ingredients.
TRY WITH Chicken thigh and red pepper yakitori
Mac’s Hop Rocker
A hop-forward pilsner with complex citrus flavours, low-level malt and a refreshingly bitter-as finish.
TRY WITH Buffalo wings with blue cheese sauce and celery