Beer and cheese make the perfect pairing. Don’t get me wrong, I love wine too, but there’s nothing like refreshing your palate with a cold beer in between bites of cheese. It’s relatively easy to find a good match between the two. Here’s a handy little beer and cheese pairing guide to get you started on this sexy journey.
How to Pair Beer and Cheese
We all love the romance of enjoying a little wine with our cheese, but what if I told you that beer can actually make a better pairing partner? It’s true. the tannins in wine can dull your palate, preventing you from tasting all the crazy complex flavors in the cheese. Beer doesn’t have that problem, and it also has a massive upper hand in mouthfeel: its natural effervescence slices right through the mouth-coating fats, prepping your palate for another bite.
Here are 9 of my favorite beer and cheese pairings to get you started. Mess around with these guys, then get kinky with some experimental matchmaking on your own.