Beer Pairings for Chanuka
It’s coming up real quick that wonderful holiday full of fried, greasy goodness…Hanukah. Here’s how to cut through some of that grease…some delicious beers.
By Shira Kogut on Nov. 29, 2017
Adam Sandler described Hanukkah best in his Chanukah Songs (there are 4):
“Chanukkah is the festival of lights. Instead of one day of presents we have 8 crazy nights!”
He’s right! 8 crazy nights celebrating a miracle and boy do we celebrate! Greasy foods galore, candle lighting, dreidel spinning, present giving fun!
Don’t know what to bring to your friend’s crazy Chanukka party? Here are some perfect pairings – recipes included – to help you out (BTW, these beers are not necessarily kosher, if your friend is kosher here are some guidelines and suggestions):
Brisket – Rogue, Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale (yes, we see the irony in this one)
Chicken Schnitzel – Jackie O’s, Bourbon Barrel Oil of Aphrodite (And this one too. Sorry Maccabees!)
And the Hanukah Song Version 3 just for kicks!
Don’t go back and check the article, you did see Hannukkah spelled in about 8 different ways. The word is Hebrew, so they are all transliterated and correct. No need to worry about spelling this word, just enjoy your beers and have a
Happy, Happy, Happy Happy Chanukkah! Happy Hanukka!
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