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What to drink with four year old sardines?

rworange Mar 18, 2010 12:44 PM

Have some aged sardines. More info here

What to eat with four year old sardines?
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/695482

Not sure what to drink. I'm thinking beer, but what type?

  1. rworange Mar 19, 2010 11:16 PM

    For me, beer was a better pairing with sardines than wine. I thought the lighter TJ’s Simpler Times Pilsner worked better than the hoppy Eel River organic I.P.A

    LE GRAND DINNER SARDINE MENU
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6954...

    1. rworange Mar 19, 2010 10:50 AM

      Someone sent me this link to a great blog about sardines. I’ve referred to this blog many times on Chowhound but forgot the blogger pairs food and beverages with each can of sardines. Here’s some ideas from that site
      http://www.sardinesociety.com/search/...

      The Castelain Blond Biere De Garde got a 'meh' comment

      Others tried, I'm putting the bad and good to decide what to steer away from

      - Echigo Stout .... nope
      - Spaten Oktoberfest
      - Mahr's Weisse
      - Ninkasi Total Domination IPA,
      - Widmer Brothers' Brewmasters' Release 2009, Belgian Style Ale
      - Beer Here Mørke pumpernickel porter
      - Nøgne Ø Sunturnbrew smoked barley wine
      - Nøgne Ø Tiger Tripel abbey tripel
      - San Migs Pale Pilsen and Dark Lager
      - Tsingtao
      - Tecate
      - "Simpler Times" lager,
      - Full Sail Slipknot Imperial IPA
      - Ninkasi Total Domination IPA,
      - Pliny the Elder

      Hmmm ... it seems IPA's might work. Maye that lager from TJ ... off now to shop

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