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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.

Beer Pairings for Chanuka

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):

Latkes aka Potato Pancakes Worthy Brewing, Lights Out Stout
Image by: Pixabay
Image by: Pixabay

 

Sufganiyot aka Jelly DoughnutsDead Frog Brewery, Winter Beeracle
Image by: Pixabay
Image by: Pixabay

 

Potato KugelEvil Twin, Imperial Doughnut Break
Image by: Smitten Kitchen
Image by: Smitten Kitchen

 

BrisketRogue, Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale (yes, we see the irony in this one)
Image by: My Jewish Learning
Image by: My Jewish Learning

 

Chicken SchnitzelJackie O’s, Bourbon Barrel Oil of Aphrodite (And this one too. Sorry Maccabees!)
Image by: Vered Guttman Ha'aretz
Image by: Vered Guttman Ha’aretz

 

Bagel, Lox, and Cream CheeseChanukah, Hanukkah Pass the Beer
Image by: Dr. Axe
Image by: Dr. Axe

 

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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