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What's your favorite beer accompanying snack?

Discussion in 'Beer & Food' started by Michigan, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. Michigan

    Michigan Initiate (0) Michigan Oct 24, 2012

    It seems like most of my burps taste like a bourbon barrel stout and Goldfish. I prioritize my money to the beer, not the snack.

    What are some of your favorite treats with your favorite beer?
  2. Not my favorite style, by any means, but a Baltic Porter with sunflower seeds.
  3. rholmes

    rholmes Aficionado (115) Florida Sep 11, 2012

    Either Chips and salsa or a Super Pretzel if I happen to have some on hand.
  4. Gregfalone

    Gregfalone Savant (375) California Sep 5, 2012 Beer Trader

    Cheese, bacon, meatballs, pizza rolls, Cheetos, pretzels, peanuts, dark chocolate, sausages, shrimps, bacon wrapped-creamcheese-filled jalepenos, humus and pita bread, chips and salsa, bean dip and fritos, potato chips, and sour cream and onion dip, ribs, fried chicken wings, I could go on forever... I didn't even pause to think while typing this
  5. yamar68

    yamar68 Champion (910) Minnesota Apr 1, 2011

    It depends on the beer but cheese is the ultimate beer companion.
  6. StubFaceJoe

    StubFaceJoe Advocate (530) Colorado Nov 24, 2011

    Imperial Souts with Ice Cream as some of LNBA friends may have noticed.

    Chips and Salsa with IPAs.
  7. SirDirkDIggler

    SirDirkDIggler Initiate (20) Jan 28, 2013

    Cheese. Soft or semi-soft cheeses are always a winner. Tuma an underrated Italian cheese is like a mix between Asiago and Muenster. If you can find it get it, goes with every type of beer in my opinion.
  8. Do you grill them? or do you roast the peppers in tin foil? I find roasting the peppers in tin foil makes this snack amazing! Personally I am a big quesadilla fan with beer. Sweet potato fries are also super delish!
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  9. Devi0us

    Devi0us Advocate (565) California May 3, 2011

    I love eating a few of those Mini Babybel Cheese while sippin' on a Barleywine or Imperial Stout...They just go hand in hand...

  10. ledzeppelin4

    ledzeppelin4 Savant (410) Illinois May 18, 2011

    I usually snack after I drink (you know how that goes). But in any case,I once had oreos with Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Oatmeal Stout which was heavenly. (And I'm not a big beer+food person). I wonder if oreos would compliment other stouts or porters as well?
  11. ucfalum08

    ucfalum08 Aficionado (195) Florida Jan 20, 2013

    Mixed nuts and once I start its hard to stop. Its part of the reason I try and limit how much I drink or the amount of calories consumed gets way out of hand.
  12. erikl48

    erikl48 Savant (295) Pennsylvania Jun 29, 2011

    Celebration and Snyder's Buffalo Hot Wings Pretzel Pieces
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  13. cavedave

    cavedave Poobah (1,070) New York Mar 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    Unsalted peanuts.
  14. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Advocate (635) New Jersey Mar 6, 2008 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Blue Cheese
  15. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poobah (1,045) New Jersey Jun 3, 2004 Beer Trader

    Nachos- the kind you make in the oven with real cheese, not the dipping cheez whiz stuff.

    Superpretzels with stone ground mustard.

    Roasted peanuts in the shell (it's also an activity!).
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  16. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) New York Jan 11, 2013

    Peanut butter & jelly sandwich, or Stilton cheese.
  17. tectactoe

    tectactoe Champion (870) Michigan Mar 20, 2012

    Salt & vinegar potato chips. Has nothing to do with the beer, I just love those chips.
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  18. I've had a milk stout run through a randall of oreos...named 'cookies & milk.' The answer is 'yes' they will:) It was so good.
  19. CurtFromHershey

    CurtFromHershey Advocate (590) Minnesota Oct 4, 2012 Beer Trader


    Or pizza/wings for session beers.
  20. LeRose

    LeRose Advocate (725) Massachusetts Nov 24, 2011 Subscriber

    I agree with cheese, but that list from Grefalone is pretty tempting too... I try not to snack when I drink beer because I can limit my beer easily, but if I start on chips or any other tasty munch out food I can get carried away. I would rather save the calories for the beer.
    Great list, and I will add Another vote for cheese. Most times I try not to snack when I drink beer because I can limit my beer easily, but if I start on chips or any other tasty munch out food I can get carried away. I would rather save the calories for the beer.
  21. Gonna go with wedges of sharp cheddar. Maybe some crackers.

    I find that when I mix sweets with strong/bitter beer like Russian Imperial stouts, the sweet stuff tastes sickeningly sweet, and the beer just too bitter.

    I dunno. I don't really like mixing opposites. But something savory I find goes well with beer.
  22. I don't generally eat until after I'm done drinking unless it's just a beer with dinner. When I was younger, it used to be about 30 White Castle burgers and a sack of fries after drinking! LOL!
  23. A shot of Bushmills
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  24. Andygirl

    Andygirl Savant (280) Michigan Jan 3, 2013

    Homemade soft pretzels.
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  25. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (975) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    I eat after I drink, but if I am forced to eat while drinking over a long period of time like at a tasting I go with cheese and crackers.
  26. LambicKing

    LambicKing Advocate (685) Florida Apr 13, 2011

    I bet those would go great with gueuze.
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  27. Brunite

    Brunite Savant (430) Illinois Sep 21, 2009

    Chicago-style, stuffed pizza with green peppers and mushrooms. The definitive snack with my Vienna Lagers or IPA.
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  28. Lantern

    Lantern Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2011

    Cheez-Its or almonds usually.
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  29. MEAT. And lots of it. Some mild sausage and hamburger meat with my brown ale is hard to beat. Some raw oysters with a stout is fantastic as well
  30. More beer.
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  31. 1,000 day aged gouda.
  32. If I'm trying something for the first time I don't snack. Usually I break out the goldfish, Chips and Salsa, or Potato Chips and Top the Tater when I do snack.
  33. eatabagofbooger

    eatabagofbooger Savant (375) Oregon Mar 27, 2009 Beer Trader

    So what you're saying is that your brown ale makes it hard to beat your meat?
  34. Too much brown ale would certainly result in that
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  35. Avalon

    Avalon Aspirant (45) California Jun 26, 2011

    Pretzels with amazing mustard (preferably made with beer)!
    Saltiness anything goes well for me:)
  36. lsummers

    lsummers Advocate (535) California Jun 21, 2010

    I love those vegetable chips you can get at some grocery stores (Pavilions, Vons...) that are just by the pound.
  37. BeerKangaroo

    BeerKangaroo Initiate (0) Alaska May 30, 2011

    uh, really? sorry bro, but I think I'd rather have a Blonde Ale or an APA with sunflower seeds. Thinkin' of men's softball league games with Victory's Summer Love or a Headwaters and sunflower seeds sittin' on the bench waitin' for my turn at the plate.
  38. BeerKangaroo

    BeerKangaroo Initiate (0) Alaska May 30, 2011

    yeah, me too.
  39. Gregfalone

    Gregfalone Savant (375) California Sep 5, 2012 Beer Trader

    usually grill them, but sometimes I broil em for 5 minutes on each side
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  40. beercanman

    beercanman Savant (485) Ohio Dec 17, 2012

    Brownies, the special kind, paired with a massive stout.
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