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An unexpected pairing

After you’ve been doing food and beer pairings for a while, your brain makes connections at random moments. You’ll find yourself eating a cookie and thinking “Hmm, I wonder what this would be like with…” and then checking your beer

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Beer float

I thoroughly enjoy making people feel confused about beer.  There are so many preconceptions about beer caused by the advertising for mass brands that saying two words – “beer float?” – makes people come to a shuddering halt. Their confusion

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Chili and stout

Everyone has their favourite chili recipe. And why wouldn’t you? A meltingly tender stew of mixed meats, and/or veggies, and/or beans, it can be a gourmet feast, a magnet for leftovers, or an acknowledgement that there is too much month

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A new take on Guinness cake

Too many people are willing to accept watery mass brands for their drinking pleasure, simply because of advertising. They carry that through into their cooking as well. I refuse to accept this – that’s why I became involved in beer

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