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Questions tagged [pairing]

The matching of beer, wine or other alcoholic drinks with a specific food or meal, to enhance particular attributes of each, and raise overall enjoyment of both.

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What dishes pair well with black wine?

What food stuffs pair well with black wine? Black wine in reality is a very, very dark red wine and I would like to know what pairs well with this wine as well as if there are specials occasions that ...
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What wines pair well with vegetarian dishes?

What wines pair well with vegetarian or vegan dishes? White wines?
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What liqueurs can be paired with a particular movie?

I enjoy watching movies with friends as a group and was hoping that some of you could possibly come up with a recommendation and pairing of a liqueur or two with a particular movie?
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What drinks can be paired to a particular legend or myth?

What drinks can be paired to a particular legend or myth? We all know that that many people drink to the legendary person of St Patrick. But what I am interested in is in knowing if there are any ...
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What dishes pair well with orange wine?

What food stuffs pair well with orange wine? This website has a little information on orange wines: Crushing: Orange Wines. But what I would like to know is what foods go well with these orange wine ...
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Unique drinks to make Halloween memorable?

Are there any unique drinks out there to pair with Halloween in order to make it truly memorable? We like having a Halloween party in an area with some so called haunted houses and where stories of ...
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Commemorative wines for a particular movie?

Not long ago, I read this article (FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA WINERY UNVEILS WINES TO BE POURED AT 2017 ACADEMY AWARDS® CEREMONY & GOVERNORS BALL) and it got me thinking if there exists a wine that ...
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Cool summer long drinks

It's no secret - I like food. So, with my somewhat eclectic taste and adventurous spirit I have today decided to cook - Mexican Achiote (annatto) Chicken. Here's the recipe and the photo is of the ...
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What pairs well with fig wine?

I am going to make some homemade fig wine this year and would like to know what pairs well with fig wine. Here is the recipe I am planning to use: Fresh Fig Wine The common fig (Ficus carica) is ...
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What alcohol to pair with roast goose?

What type of drink would be best paired with roast goose? Prior to the discovery of the Americas, roast goose was served as the main course on major days of celebration in Europe. Turkeys were ...
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Bugs and what to drink with them

Eating bugs and critters of all varieties has become a bit of a culinary fashion. So, with the thought of digesting such delicacies as deep fried tarantula, or supping on ant soup, are there any ...
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What can be substituted for whiskey with Haggis?

On Burns Night it is traditional to have a 'wee dram' to drink with your Haggis. I am serving Haggis to some Scottish friends, and as it is not Burns Night I feel that I can forgo the traditions of ...
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An alternative to Vodka to pair with caviar

With some Russian friends coming I intend upon serving caviar in the correct manner. Here is a link to The Telegraph's idea of what I should be doing as far as the caviar is concerned. However I ...
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An alternative to sherry in trifle

I want to make a proper sherry trifle, but do not want to use sherry! Is there an alternative liqueur that wont change the whole ethos of the trifle. Here is a link to how to make a sherry trifle. ...
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Shrove Tuesday - what alcohol can I serve with my pancakes?

So, we have shrove tuesday. But what should we serve with our pancakes? I am thinking a nice cognac . If you don't know how to make a pancake, you can learn here. Then add the drink of your ...
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Baileys chocolate mousse - an alternative liqueur

Chocolate mousse made with Baileys is pretty much heaven. However, what other liqueurs (not generic Baileys) would give this favorite dessert a well needed kick? Here is the link to make the Bailey'...
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What to drink with rattlesnake meat?

A friend is cooking rattlesnake. What should she serve with it? It is a competition - so the stakes are high (or should I say snakes are high!). Here is the link to the whole scenario over on ...
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What cocktail could be paired with French cheese?

For a kind of cocktail competition I'm running against friends, I need a cocktail around France theme, my idea is to pair a cocktail with a French cheese. I know that cherries do pair well with bask ...
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Is it safe to consume alcohol while eating raw oysters?

Is it okay to eat raw oysters and drink alcohol at the same time? I have heard different stories as to whether it is truly a good idea to do this. Some people say that it is not bad, others say that ...
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Different Beer with Different food

I was wondering if there are certain combinations of beer and food go perfect together in my own experience I have found that Negra Modelo goes really well with Mexican food do you guys know of any ...
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How to pair a beer with a glass? [duplicate]

I have recently begun to learn somethings about beer and I suddenly noticed that, for a while now, I have always been served similar types of beer on different looking beer glasses... which is ...
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What is your favorite beer & food pairing? [closed]

Certain beers tend to go better with certain foods. What beer & food do you like to enjoy together?
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What type of beer did the pilgrims have?

What type of beer would the pilgrims have had access to in the early 1600's, and if they did have beer, would it be a good pairing with turkey?
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Is it ok to take antacid tablet after drinking beer?

Once I had couple of large beers. After that I've got acidity. So Is it OK to take antacid tablet after drinking beer?
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Woodchuck Cider w/Fox on bottle?

A friend had a woodchuck cider with a picture of a fox on the bottle a while back and she keeps going on and on about how 'it was the best cider ever'. Anyone know which cider that is? I looked at ...
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Master New Beer List

Is there a site that attempts to list new beers as they become available? I am always hearing about new beers from friends but I want to know when a brewery markets a new brew without having to go to ...
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Should a meal with beer as an ingredient be paired with that same beer?

I was wondering if it's generally a good idea to pair beer-based recipes with the same beer that you use to cook them. For instance, should you drink a Guinness with Beef and Guinness Stew? Should ...
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What kind of beer should I use when making beer & brats?

Making beer & brats involves boiling bratwurst & sliced onions in beer and finishing the brats on the grill. What's a good beer to use to cook with and then drink with the brats once they're ...
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What food pairs well with an IPA?

Consider your average american IPA. What food would go well with it?
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What would a good beer to have with very salty food like caviar be?

What beer would pair good with the food like caviar? I'm thinking about food which is salty, has a very strong flavor, but not spicy.
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What's a good beer to go with lasagna?

What beer sort would pair good with lasagna, and other sorts of food with high tomato content? What makes the taste of that beer compose good with the taste of lasagna/tomatoes?
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What's a good beer to have with curry?

This question might still be too broad, as there are different styles of curry. But let's say a lamb korma. Would it the spicyness change the selection? - Ie a tasty, but not spicy curry, vs a burn ...
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Whats a good beer to have with steak and mashed potatoes?

What type of beer goes well with hearty, 'British' style dinners? What characteristics should I look for?
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What styles of beer pair well with white fish?

I eat fish often, and as a beer lover, would like to know how I can drink a beer that would best complement a fish such as tilapia or hake. When it comes to wine, it's said that white pairs well with ...