Beer & Food Pairings for Cheese (buttery; Brie, Gouda, Havarti, Swiss)

Beer is as versatile as it is diverse, providing both complementary and contrasting experiences when paired with food. The following menu will help you to explore theses and enhance your enjoyment of beer & food pairing.

Select an item to obtain a list of Beer Style recommendations:

We recommend pairing Cheese (buttery; Brie, Gouda, Havarti, Swiss) with:

  • American Double / Imperial Stout
  • American Porter
  • American Stout
  • Berliner Weissbier
  • Braggot
  • Doppelbock
  • Dortmunder / Export Lager
  • Dubbel
  • Eisbock
  • Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)
  • Gueuze
  • Munich Helles Lager
  • Old Ale
  • Quadrupel (Quad)
  • Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

  • And click on any of the above styles to learn more about them!
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