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Beer and Food Pairings for a Merry Christmas

Craft beer is a great partner for many of your favourite Christmas dishes. Check this list and see what you should have on hand this holiday season.

Beer and Food Pairings for a Merry Christmas

A perfect pairing enhances both the food you are eating and the beer you are drinking. Here are perfect pairings for your Christmas dinner. There is one light option and one dark option so pick your favourite and get into the holiday spirit.

Ham = Irish Red Ale or Imperial Pale Ale

Turkey = Brown Ale or American Pale Ale

Fried Foods = Pale Lager or American Black Ale

Lobster = Saison or Hefeweizen (ok… sorry some pairings are just meant to be with light beers)

Pot Roast = German Style Bock or Porter

Root Vegetables = Belgian-Style Flanders or Schwarzbier

Salads = Blonde Ale or Stout

Creamy Desserts = English Barley Wine & Fruit Lambic

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