1. Mushroom and cream sauce dishes.
2. Double cream brie (ex. truffle brie)
3. Tangy sauces (horseradish, mustard) to resonate with the juniper flavors.
BJCP 20: Imperial/Double IPA
Other Commercial Examples:
Serving Temp: 40°- 45°
Glassware: Tulip, Snifter
Appearance: Beautiful dark amber/copper color with a thick creamy head.
Aroma: Sage and juniper are front and center followed by copious amounts of tropical hop aromas. Subtle sweet malt and fruity esters become apparent as the beer warms.
Flavor: The sweet malt flavors are balanced by juniper (softened by the sage flavors) and the hop flavor and bitterness.
Mouthfeel: Medium-heavy with lots of prickly carbonation that help to lighten the mouthfeel.