6 Delicious Food & Beer Pairings for Hanukkah
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):
Beer Pairing for Latkes aka Potato Pancakes : Worthy Brewing, Lights Out Stout
Beer Pairing for Sufganiyot aka Jelly Doughnuts: Dead Frog Brewery, Winter Beeracle
Beer Pairing for Potato Kugel: Evil Twin, Imperial Doughnut Break
Beer Pairing For Brisket: Rogue, Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale
(Yes, we see the irony in this one)
Beer Pairing for Chicken Schnitzel – Jackie O’s, Bourbon Barrel Oil of Aphrodite
(And this one too. Sorry Maccabees!)
Beer Pairing for Bagel, Lox, and Cream Cheese: Chanukah, Hanukkah Pass the Beer
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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