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Craft Beer and Cheese

Jim Dorsch Nov 8, 2012 07:12 PM

Some thoughts on beer/cheese pairing:


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    pacheeseguy Nov 14, 2012 05:47 PM

    Beer and cheese pairings are becoming very popular. Culture, the cheese magazine for cheese retails, etc. does many articles on cheese/beer.
    My cheese shop has many beer pairing events with local pubs and in house as well.
    Recently did a 5 beer Appalachian Brewing event with 10 cheeses.

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      jpc8015 Nov 13, 2012 01:51 AM

      I absolutely love beer and cheese pairings. I am a big fan of wine but I honestly believe that craft beer is a far better pairing fr cheese.

      Some of my favorite pairings are a hoppy IPA and a nutty gruyere or a roasty malty stout with nice sharp Cheddar.

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        Paprikaboy Nov 14, 2012 02:01 PM

        Agree about beer and cheese pairings being good particularly the darker Belgian beers.
        I particularly like Orval with a blue cheese like Stichelton.

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        Whisper Nov 9, 2012 05:24 PM

        If I'm drinking a rather unremarkable beer then I don't mind pairing it with cheese. However if it's an excellent beer that I really want to fully taste and enjoy I won't let cheese get anywhere near my mouth.

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