10 great craft beers and the perfect parings

Echo LiuFebruary 27, 2023
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1 Heineken beer

Heineken beer, which was born in 1873 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has a long history of brewing. It is made of water, malt and hops, 0 essence, 0 hop extract, etc. It is made of natural raw materials for 28 days in a pot. After time fermentation, it is a classic Heineken beer with wort concentration of 11.4°P!

2 Qingdao Gent craft white beer

Weekend, about lovers or friends to relax on an outing, in addition to a basket of snacks, and bring a large box of Qingdao craft white beer is the best.

Using selected Australian barley malt, multi-country imported high quality hops, supplemented with yeast, high quality water, through traditional craft brewing, no filtration, no water, no dilution, achieved Qingdao craft white beer, wort concentration up to 12°P!

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3 Odinger beer

Odinger beer was founded in 1731, pure German beer flavor, its products include pure beer, mixed beer, high-alcohol beer, non-alcoholic beverages and dozens of varieties. Odinger's beer uses malt, hops, water and yeast, and strictly follows the German Quality and Purification Act of 1516, which has won many world-famous beer awards.

4 Goose Island

Goose Island was founded in 1988, a famous craft brewery brand in the United States, which belongs to AB InBev. The Belgian-style Farm Al Beer, with its elongated neck goose head is its brand symbol, entered the Chinese mainland market in 2016. Goose Island has brewed nearly 100 kinds of beer, which can be roughly divided into classic series, aging series and barrel strong beer series. It is a brand that used Bourbon oak barrel to ferment beer earlier.

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VEDETT was founded in 1945, it is a craft beer brand of Belgium Duwei Morgate Group, and its beer fermentation technology is famous in the world beer industry. White Bear, Penguin, Walrus IPA and other series, the products of its retro and trendy image, full of fruit and beer fragrance, and cool brand personality. Making it popular among young people around the world.

6 Niu Beer

Niu Beer Hall was founded in 2013. It is an early self-made craft beer brand in China. It owns self-made craft breweries, and has developed and launched more than 100 kinds of craft breweries. The diversified and innovative contemporary Chinese craft brewed by its R & D and brewing has been loved by many Chinese beer lovers. Niu Beer Hall has won more than 80 international awards in beer competitions at all levels abroad, and has set up more than 10 craft breweries in China.

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7 Panda craft beer

Founded in 2013, Panda craft beer is a well-known Chinese craft beer brand. On the basis of the traditional brewing technology in North America, it constantly innovates and optimizes the technology, combines the Chinese characteristic raw materials, and makes craft beer with extreme taste and unique Chinese taste. It has brewed more than 30 craft beers, supplied more than 60 cities in China, and opened more than 20 pubs in more than 10 mainstream cities in China.

8 Fan Jiale/Churchman (Franziskaner)

Fan Jiale is also called a priest because of different transliterations and comes from Munich, Germany. The original malt concentration of Fanjiale beer was 11.75°P, the alcohol degree was 5%, and 2/3 wheat bud + 1/3 barley malt was fermented in unfiltered turbid barrel. The wine is golden, smoky, soft in foam, smooth and mellow in the mouth, with strong wheat and hops aromas, a rich nose mixed with light fruit, mixed with hints of honey, bread and bananas, with ice on the palate, can not stop.

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9 Duvel Tripel Hop

Duwei started in 1871, from Belgium。The concentration of the original wort was 18.9°P and the alcohol content was 9.5%. In addition to water, malt, hops and yeast, there is also a supplement of glucose syrup. The three hops of Dovi Sanhua are not static, and now one hops is renewed almost every year to give them different flavors. In addition to hops used in the boiling process, more hops will be put into the brewing and fermentation of this beer, which makes the hops rich and fragrant in flavor, rich and delicate in foam, emitting fresh grapefruit aroma and sweet tropical fruit aroma, soft taste, and balanced bitter taste.

10 Trappistes Rochefort 8

The roosevelt distillery is a famous brewhouse of monks in Belgium. The original wort of Roosevelt No. 8 is 18° P and 9.2% alcohol. It is a strong, overfermented stout beer in the Belgian style. The body is cloudy brown. Compared to No. 6, No. 8 has a rich layer of caramel and chocolate aromas, with hints of orange and figs and hints of ambergris and cocoa. The aftertaste is slightly sweet, but different people have different tastes. Roosevelt can try it on the 6th, 8th and 10th.

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As we all know, the western food is usually accompanied by wine, in fact, many countries have the habit of holding beer banquets, if you like to drink beer, you can try to match these beers.

1 Salads, appetizers

A simple salad with a light wheat beer is perfect, but if the salad or appetizer is heavy, choose a high beer. Go home with whole wheat pearson and Belgian wheat.

Western food is generally a variety of fried, grilled steak, mainly grilled, with cheese and other flavors, so it is recommended to choose a strong flavor of smoked beer to match, such as British port, you can try the British port craft.

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2 Dessert

Most people feel that dessert and coffee go better together. When dessert and beer go together, it can highlight the sweet taste in dessert and make our taste buds feel different impact.

After pairing some classic beer with cake, I really fell in love with it.

Pearsons Barley + Fruit Dessert, a refreshing wine with a sweet fruity bouquet.

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Fruity beer has the sweet and sour taste of fruit, which can reduce the sweet and greasy feeling. It is suitable for all kinds of desserts, and strawberry dessert is the most suitable.Shitao can be paired with brownies with more dark chocolate and Black Forest cakes.

Of course, if you don't like sweets, you can go with a glass of German wheat beer.