Best beer for heavy Garlic meal

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  1. TaylorRB817

    TaylorRB817 Initiate (125) Jun 27, 2012 California

    I am eating a heavy garlic meal, what style or specific beer pairs well with garlic?

    Thank you
     
  2. BEERMILER12

    BEERMILER12 Poo-Bah (2,154) Sep 11, 2010 Maine

    Brown or amber. Maybe a porter or dry stout... avoid hops and sweetness.
     
  3. rarapacz

    rarapacz Aspirant (248) Mar 2, 2011 Minnesota
    Beer Trader

    There is a "Beer and Food" forum in the subculture section. I'm sure they would love to tackle this question, but I'm sure they would love more info. Is your "garlic heavy" meal garlicky and spicy? Tomatoey? Rich? Light? Or are you just eating raw garlic cloves. The details will impact the pairing.
     
  4. TaylorRB817

    TaylorRB817 Initiate (125) Jun 27, 2012 California

  5. BeerSingh

    BeerSingh Initiate (0) Jul 25, 2009 India

    Pound on the garlic with a tropical IPA !
     
  6. sukwonee

    sukwonee Crusader (740) Dec 13, 2011 Washington
    Beer Trader

    IPA sounds good with it!
     
  7. Relik

    Relik Aspirant (200) Apr 20, 2011 Nova Scotia (Canada)

    this heavy garlic meal. More details are needed like other ingredients and cuisine type would be helpful. but a nice Triple or Pils or Saison might cover a lot of the bases, If its a garlicky Asian dish then any dry lager or big IPA would work wonders.
     
  8. djura

    djura Crusader (754) Dec 28, 2010 Serbia

    Pilsener
     
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