The Right Way to Pair Beer and Food

September 14, 2016

“I wouldn’t drink beer with a big bowl of pasta,” says resident beer nerd (and assistant web editor) Alex Delany. “Or really anything too carb-y or soupy.” Pick your battles, he explains, because drinking should be a break from all that food in your stomach. If you’re downing lots of heavy stuff, there’ll be no room left. And beer is something to be appreciated. If you’ve got to have one with your dinner, for the most part you should go with a wine-like beer, like a saison or a wild or sour ale—not a heavy stout or imperial IPA, which