Pairing isn’t just for wine! Surdyk’s beer staff has you covered when it comes to selecting the perfect beer to pair with your holiday dinner.
Pair with: Prime Rib
New Belgium 1554 Black Lager – 6 pack bottles
Toasty, roasty, slightly sweet notes will contrast any richness and fattiness in the meat.
All New Belgium 6pks are on sale: $7.49, regular price: 7.99
Odell Cutthroat Porter- 6 pack bottles
Dark, roasted flavors will mimic the charring flavors on the grilled meat.
All Odell 6 packs available on sale: $7.49, regular price: 9.29
Pair with: Ham
Wasatch Apricot Hefeweizen – 6 pack bottles
Apricot, fruity sweetness will complement the salty richness of the ham.
All Wasatch 6 packs available on sale: $7.29, regular price: 8.29
Angry Orchard Muse Cider -750ml
Bubbly, effervescent, vanilla and clove notes add to any maple-glazed ham. Also, try adding some cider into the gravy!
All other 750ml Angry Orchard Ciders are on sale: $11.99, regular price: 13.99
Pair with: Scalloped Potatoes:
Badger Hill MSB
Minnesota Special Bitter has balanced caramel and malty flavors that will soften up the sharp cheddar in this rich dish. Local!
Other Badger Hill 6 packs on sale: $8.29, regular price: $9.49
Try adding 1 cup of beer to the sauteed onions and cook until the liquid evaporates. Adds complexity and flavor.
Other Alaskan 6 packs on sale: $7.29, regular price $7.99
Pair with: Green Bean Casserole
Citrus character in the hops will meld with the fresh lemon juice and the crispy green beans in the dish.
On Sale: $6.49, regular price $9.29
Malty, light hop character will cut any fattiness from the cream and the malts will blend well with the earthy mushroom.
On Sale: $8.69, regular price $9.99
Sam Adams Winter Lager
Malty sweetness, robust, brewed with fresh ginger and cinnamon which intensifies tha spice in the cookies.
12 pks On Sale: $11.99, regular price $12.99
Indeed Old Friend Holiday Ale
Fresh ginger, malt complexity complements the molasses and brown sugar in your gingerbread men.
On Sale: $10.49 750ml – limited release
Fresh raspberry aroma and flavor, this complex lambic will create wonderful flavors when paired with chocolate peanut butter truffles.
750ml On Sale: $7.69, regular price $9.99
Boom Island Yule
Rich, dark, brewed with tart cherries. Slight bitterness pairs well with any bittersweet cocoa flavors.
750ml On Sale: $13.99 – limited release.
Duvel Golden Ale
Maltiness in this strong golden ale will emphasize the bready character in the cookies.
4 pack On Sale: $13.39, regular price $13.99
Victory Golden Monkey
The fruit and spicy characters that come from the yeast will tone down the sweet frosting.
750ml bottle On Sale: $6.19, regular price 6.49