Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione reveals the five beverages that inspired Immort Ale, from Alaskan Smoked Porter to Pappy Van Winkle.
An infusion of malty Nut Brown Ale or Bock brings depth of flavor to a comforting dish of duck ragú over cavatelli pasta.
Doppelbock or Smoked Porter add flavor to Viking-inspired winter dishes like a hearty stew with chicken, root vegetables, and mushrooms.
Alaskan Brewing Co. co-founder Geoff Larson talks about the drinks (and other things) that inspired one of the most award-winning and sought-after beers in recent history: Alaskan Smoked Porter.
Its location near the equator, the amount of sun, and the length of its seasons make Brazil rich in fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices. Brazilian ingredients are fairly easy to acquire and these dishes pair wonderfully with many types of beer.
Mixing dark ale into Pho, a traditional Vietnamese soup made with beef broth and rice noodles, adds more complexity and rounds out the flavors.