The pints&pairings beer suggestioneers take another tasting journey through holiday spiced beers with 6 Geese A Laying from The Bruery.
These full-bodied beers will often have pronounced caramel or molasses-like aromas and flavors as well as a warming alcohol presence. These beers also have a wide range of alcohol presence so be sure to check out the ABV before you pour yourself big ole pint. These beers are usually brewed with special spices such as clove or cinnamon. These spices can make them a perfect for pairing with holiday deserts such as pumpkin pie. If you don’t see a description on the packaging look at the brewery website or BeerAdvocate.com for ingredients or taste descriptions.
1. A custard tart.
2. Danish -cream cheese pastry.
3. Lamb chop
4. Stuffed french toast.
The Bruery suggests these pairings: a holiday roast, cranberry stuffing, chocolate truffles OR Christmas caroling.
Other Examples: Anchor Our Special Ale, Harpoon Winter Warmer, Weyerbacher Winter Ale, Goose Island Christmas Ale
Serving Temp: 50°- 55°
Glassware: Snifter, Tulip
Aroma: Berry, dark fruits, grape must, and brown sugar malt notes.
Appearance: Deep copper with red highlights
Flavor: Berry, molases, very subtle ripe grape juice.
Mouthfeel: Full bodied beer.