I have no pictures of these together because I was elbow deep in a chicken, half-pissed and trying to juggle a beer glass and carving duties. I was also busy discovering perhaps the most delicious Food and Beer Pairing of All Time - FABPOAT! Simply this: roast a chicken with lots of salt and pepper add some paprika, garlic, thyme and olive oil. When it’s cooked take it out of the oven and at the same time take a bottle of geuze from the fridge. Pour the beer out, strip the skin off the chicken and eat it with the beer. It’s insanely good. Salty, crispy, fatty skin and sour, citrusy, peppery beer. It’s just perfect. And it’s not just chicken skin either, sour beer is also incredible with pork scratchings and I had a food and beer epiphany at GBBF last year – a Montegioco Mummia with those festival pork scratchings. Sometimes it’s the simple things which have the biggest impact and this is just about the best beer snack going.
Mariage Parfait is a good one. I have a Cantillon Geuze back at home so might reserve it for this reccomendation.ReplyDelete
I do think you'll be pairing a glass of bog water and your own pan fried toe nail clippings before too long, fella. fabpow, bitchin'ReplyDelete
I have only just realised what FABPOW means. I thought it was just a sound effect.ReplyDelete
Just tried this!! crispy corn fed free range chicken skin with oud beersel geuze, what an absolute winner!!ReplyDelete
our lass preffered hers with raspberry fruit beer as she wansn't in the mood for sour stuff...