Ever wonder what dishes pair best with your favorite brew? It seems like every beer style has several subcategories depending upon varying factors. We're here to make choosing which beer you should be drinking with your meal easy! Follow this beer flavor guide and you make the most out of your meal! For more recipe videos, subscribe to the Kin Community YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/BlogSubs

Beer and Dish Pairings

What to eat with a Lager


Description: Heavy bodied beer, crisp, slightly bitter from hops.

Flavor: Somewhat sweet from caramel flavoring.

Pair With: Lemon Orzo Salad or Grilled Herb & Lemon Chicken


What to eat with a Porter


Description: a dark beer, commonly made from black or chocolate malts.

Flavor: Creamy, chocolatey, slightly sweet.

Pair With: Oysters or Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers



What to eat with an Ale


Description: "Top fermented" full bodied beer.

Flavor: Rich, sweet, and fruity.

Pair With: Veggie Burger or Fried Green Tomatoes


What to eat with a Stout


Description: A dark brown beer with or without a hop aroma.

Flavor: Roasty with a hint of caramel.

Pair With: Curry Shrimp Skewers or Fig & Almond Tart


What to eat with a Pilsner


Description: Light golden brown beer with a hop aroma and hint of fizziness.

Flavor: Floral, spicy, dry finish.

Pair With: Spicy Tuna Cucumber Rolls or Shredded Chicken Tacos


What to eat with which beer