Beer and Food Pairings

Bruins, Blues and Brews: The 7 Best Beer and Snack Pairings to Try For Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals

We have you covered with the ultimate comfort food and beer pairings for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, no matter who you’re cheering for. And let’s be real, you’re just watching the game for the snacks.

Bruins, Blues and Brews: The 7 Best Beer and Snack Pairings to Try For Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals

Hockey’s biggest prize is almost here, as the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues will play for the Stanley Cup in Game 7 in Boston. Throughout the Stanley Cup playoffs, you’ve probably been snacking on the same things every night. But for the big game, we’ve got you covered with 7 of the best beer and snack pairings to eat while watching the Blues take on the Bruins.

 

The 7 Best Beer and Snack Pairings to Try For Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals

 

 

Irish Nachos with Guinness Queso Recipe

Now, we all love nachos. This recipe includes a Guinness Queso sauce as well, so you can cook while you drink. Also, the Irish are well-rooted in Boston. If the Bruins are your team, this is the way to go!

Beer Pairing for Your Irish Nachos:

Samuel Adams Boston Lager. Keep it simple, keep it local.

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Korean Fried Chicken Wings

This is a challenge to take your chicken wings to the next level. Put a new spin on an old classic and really show off for your Stanley Cup Finals viewing party!

Beer Pairing for Your Wings:

Banff Ave. Brewing Company Pond Hockey Pale Ale. Reminisce on your childhood hockey dreams while watching watching your favourite team in the Stanley Cup Finals!

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Pretzels and Beer Cheese

I see your chips and dip and raise you one pretzel and beer cheese.

Beer Pairing for Your Pretzels and Beer Cheese:

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewery Nutty Brewnette. A perfectly balanced brown ale is the perfect way to “assist” your pretzel and beer cheese snack choice!

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Chips and the Best Ever Guacamole

Now, to be fair, this guacamole recipe is a step above and brings your chips and dip game to a new level. After all, this is the best ever guacamole.

Beers Pairing for Your Chips and Guacamole:

Double Mountain Brewery Witty Gnomenclature. The hint of cardamom in this witbier will be a sure-fire powerplay goal when mixed with your guacamole.

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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers

Spice things up at your Stanley Cup Finals viewing party with these delectable bacon wrapped jalapeño poppers!

Beer Pairing for Your Jalapeño Poppers:

Parallel 49 Brewing’s The Thrill Is Gone. While NHL hockey may be going away for a few months, you can drown out the spice of these jalapeño poppers (and your sorrows) with this refreshing pilsner.

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Perfect Pulled Pork Sliders

Nothing screams “game day” food quite like pulled pork sliders.

Beer Pairing for Your Pulled Pork Sliders:

Angel City Brewery’s Citrus Wheat Ale. The citrus tones will cut through the heaviness of the pulled pork, creating a balanced flavour between your perfect pulled pork slider and the citrus-y pale ale!

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St. Louis Style Pizza

We gave Boston Bruins fans their snack of choice at the beginning of this list. Now, we want to give the Blues’ faithful an opportunity to flex their fandom with this classic St. Louis Style Pizza recipe. If you’re a super-fun, maybe you can dye the crust blue with food colouring.

Beer Pairing for Your St. Louis Style Pizza:

Center Ice Brewery’s Play Gloria Hazy Pale Ale. What better beer to cheer on the Blues with other than the one commemorating their victory song?

 

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