Beer and Cheese

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  1. LiquidCucumber

    LiquidCucumber Devotee (482) Dec 18, 2009 Ohio
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    I am enjoying some pepper jack and Hopslam. Sweet, spicy and bitter! What beer and cheese pairings do you like?
     
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  2. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,248) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    I don't wander outside of cheddar too much. Love me some 5 or 7 year old cheddar and ipa's!
     
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  3. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    smoked gouda and a dope ass browna le work wonders. also, soy-saucey stouts and blue cheese is a hilarious combo, you'd never think.
     
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  4. kingofhop

    kingofhop Initiate (0) May 9, 2010 Oklahoma

    High Life and some Kraft cheddar. a few saltines and a drop or two of Tabasco. Drink, munch and repeat.
     
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  5. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    beer cheese soup :stuck_out_tongue:
    so wrong, yet so right....... and you can't deny it's the perfect beer cheese pairing!

    and an old school swiss/gruyere fondue w/ a baguette and a val dieu tripl
    or some manchego, membrillo, and a very non-spanish lachschinken (german cured/smoked pork loin) w/ a dirty bastard.
     
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  6. litheum94

    litheum94 Initiate (0) Dec 29, 2008 California

    I don't really have any specific pairings, but beer and cheese are the best partners in the world.
     
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  7. LeRose

    LeRose Savant (965) Nov 24, 2011 Massachusetts
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    DFH 90 Minute and extra sharp cheddar. Raisin d'ĂȘtre and a blue cheese or Stilton.
     
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  8. JxExM

    JxExM Initiate (0) Mar 5, 2012 New York

    Beemster X-O.
    Stilton (especially with a Barleywine)
     
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  9. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,114) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Aged gouda and beer (any will do). I really like the 1,000 day aged gouda from Trader Joe's.
     
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  10. smakawhat

    smakawhat Poo-Bah (5,936) Mar 18, 2008 Maryland
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    Not very picky when it comes with cheese and beer, I love em all.

    Cowgirl Red Hawk and a Barleywine
    Aged Cheddar, Goat cheese just about anything
     
  11. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2011 Washington

    Monte Enebro with Humulo Nimbus (Sound brewing)

    Saint Agur with DFH Olde School
     
  12. bigsilky

    bigsilky Initiate (0) Nov 3, 2005 South Carolina

    Explorateur and Ayinger Weizen-Bock. Big carbonation scrubs that triple cream cheese and the ester fruitiness gives much depth to the soft rind funk.
     
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  13. TheRealPour

    TheRealPour Disciple (345) Jan 29, 2009 Illinois
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    Beemster X-O is my current favorite aged Gouda. What do you pair it with beerwise?
     
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  14. JxExM

    JxExM Initiate (0) Mar 5, 2012 New York

  15. fortsambo

    fortsambo Initiate (132) Feb 14, 2011 Colorado
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    We almost exclusively have blue cheese/gorgonzola at our tastings (and by tastings I mean 2-4 people, lol).
     
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  16. HabiMendes

    HabiMendes Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 Rhode Island

    Gorgonzola -> Double IPA
    Brie -> Belgian Dubblels

    Worked for me very well... :slight_smile:
     
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