Brewers Association Savor 2013: 5 Best Beer and Food Pairings

by The Drink Nation on Jun 17, 2013 in Beer
  
Brewers Association Savor 2013: 5 Best Beer and Food Pairing

Schlafly Single Malt Scottish Ale + Celery Shortbread Cookie

Brewed as a limited edition 21st anniversary beer, this ale from the St. Louis brewery was made from malted grains sown on the Scotland family farm of the cofounder’s wife. After brewing, the beer spends time aging in Highland scotch whisky barrels from Glen Garioch distillery. The result is a beer that tastes just like scotch and water, only drinks even more easily.

For example, you would rarely pair actual scotch with cookies (we wouldn’t anyway), but this brew was a great accompaniment for the shortbread - refreshing and peaty at the same time. If we were vacationing in the Highlands, we’d probably take this pairing as a morning snack each day.

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