Summer beers · Summer Shandy

A Summer Shandy and Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

This past weekend has been unbearably hot. I personally don’t like the heat, so having a glass of ice cool beer after a hot day is just what I need. Add in a little lemon and have a light meal to with it equals the start to a relaxing night. The Beer: This week’s beer… Continue reading A Summer Shandy and Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Amber Ale · Romantic Pairing

Herbs De Provence Baked Chicken & A Vermont Amber Ale

I made the decision to try baking chicken in an oven for the first time. I know that baked chicken is usually something that a lot of people make, but I’ll be honest, I was a little intimidated to try making it. Everything you hear about food born illnesses from under-cooking the meat to stories… Continue reading Herbs De Provence Baked Chicken & A Vermont Amber Ale

Fruit Beers · Summer beers

Light Strawberry Salad & A Heavy Melon

Summer is in full swing. Berries of all kinds have ripened and you can get all kinds of fruits and veggies at the farmer’s market. To beat the heat, why not try a light strawberry salad and pair it with another fruit infused beer? The Beer: This week’s beer is New Belgium’s Heavy Melon Watermelon… Continue reading Light Strawberry Salad & A Heavy Melon

Lagers · Summer beers

Longboard Island Lager and a Pulled Pork Rice Bowl

Happy Independence Day! I made a ton of pulled pork with my last recipe, so I decided to use the left overs in this week’s pairing. A rice bowl is quick and yummy. Adding in some veggies will make this a complete meal for a relaxing evening. I picked the Longboard Island Lager to accompany… Continue reading Longboard Island Lager and a Pulled Pork Rice Bowl