Get your game plan sorted for watching this weekend's Rugby League World Cup final, with our pick of the best beer and food matches for summer
Where would summer socialising be without delicious beer and food matches? We’ve paired some of our favourite beers with flavour-matched snacks for you to try out this season.
Made without additives or preservatives, this premium beer is brewed with specially-commissioned Pacific Jade hops and has
a smooth, refreshing, natural flavour.
TRY WITH: Thai fishcakes with sweet chilli sauce (above left).
Mac’s Interstate APA
This new classic American pale ale has light malt, citrus, floral and fruity aromas and flavours, with a pleasing complexity and crisp bitterness.
TRY WITH: Shredded chicken roti rolls with spicy peanut sauce (above centre).
An extra pale ale, this beer is brewed with a light malt base, but hits the tastebuds with flavours of mango, guava, lychee, pineapple
and plenty of hops.
TRY WITH: Mango and avocado salsa with tortilla crisps (above right).
A full-bodied pale ale that’s bursting with fruity and hoppy flavours yet is refreshing and bitter; the perfect sip for summer.
TRY WITH: Lime and chilli steak with jalapeños and pickled red onion (above left).
An eye-catching amber ale, you’ll find a balance of five malts with a generous dose of Motueka hops for a complex and robust taste.
TRY WITH: Falafel with garlic and yoghurt sauce (above centre).
This easy-drinking English-style ale has a soft, malty and fruity taste with a full-flavoured yet refreshing finish that's ideal for summer.
TRY WITH: Oatcakes topped with creamy blue cheese and sliced pears (above right).