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How to match beer with food

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Matching food with beer can lift a dish and showcase the complex nature of a really great brew. Read our four-part guide to pairing different beer styles.

Food and beer matching: Lager

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Lagers are more complex than you might think, and happen to match with lots of different foods. 

How to match lager with food

Food and beer matching: IPA

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The second installment of our series looks at super-hoppy India pale ale – a flavour heavyweight that can handle bold dishes. 

How to match IPA with food

Food and beer matching: Porters and stouts

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Try teaming these dark and malty brews with equally rich flavours. 

How to match porters and stouts with food


For more on beer and other libation inspiration, visit our cocktail & drinks section.

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