beer and liver sausage....?

Discussion in 'Beer & Food' started by scruffwhor, Feb 23, 2013.

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  1. scruffwhor

    scruffwhor Poo-Bah (2,751) Apr 3, 2005 Illinois

    Hello, BA folks.

    I grew up eating liver sausage (leberwurst, Braunschweiger) my whole life. It's quite the comfort food for me! Thanks German ancenstry!

    I was wondering if any other BA's share my fondness with this poor mans' liver pate`and what beer's seem to compliment it the best.

    I like to schmeer my leberwurst on a "chicken in a bisket" cracker... sometimes with some sharp cheddar cheese. Then was it down with a crisp German pilsner or malty bock.

    Let's here it!!
     
  2. Andygirl

    Andygirl Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 Michigan

    I will confess to liking it. I had it as a lunch meat as a kid and I still like it. Never paired it with a beer.
     
  3. Hockey_Fan

    Hockey_Fan Devotee (468) Jan 13, 2013 Maryland

    I love a good liverwurst sandwich with red onion and whole grain mustard.

    I think I'd go with a substantial German beer. Probably a Dunkel, a Mäzen, or a Doppelbock.
     
  4. grantcty

    grantcty Initiate (85) Feb 17, 2008 Minnesota

    Count me as a braunschweiger lover as well! It's great with dunkel bock, but I think it would go well with most German styles. Since Maibock season is fast approaching, I think I'll have to try that combo.

    OP: If you ever find yourself in Monroe, WI I'd recommend stopping at Baumgartner's Cheese Store and Tavern for a Braunschweiger Sandwich and a Huber bock. If you're so inclined (or adventurous, crazy, etc :wink:) , have the Limburger sandwich as well.
     
  5. evilcatfish

    evilcatfish Defender (619) May 11, 2012 Missouri
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    I have a chub of Hasmacher in my fridge right now.

    Naturally, a German brew would match up well but I think a IPA works best. Especially if you are putting some charp cheddar on it
     
  6. Providence

    Providence Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    I have found that German force meat pairs well with a litre of Bitburger!
     
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