Perfect Food Pairings for Badger and Outland Beers

Cheeseburger with Outland’s West Coast IPA makes a great beer and food pairing 04th March 2024

Beer is a versatile beverage enjoyed by many, whether it's a refreshing lager on a summer day or a robust stout by the fireplace in winter.

Pairing beer with food can elevate both the taste of the brew and the dish.


What Food Goes Best With Beer?

The Badger Brewery offers a diverse selection of brews, each with its own unique flavour profile, making them perfect companions for a variety of foods. Here, we explore some delicious pairings that will waken your taste buds and enhance your enjoyment of our beers.


Fursty Ferret Amber Ale with Fish and Chips

For a classic British pairing, look no further than the Fursty Ferret alongside a serving of fish and chips. The malty character of this ale enhances the flakiness of the fish, while its subtle hop bitterness cuts through the richness of the batter.


Fursty Ferret refreshes the palate with each sip, making it the perfect accompaniment to this beloved dish.


Golden Champion Golden Ale with Grilled Shrimp Skewers

The light and floral notes of the Golden Champion make it an ideal match for grilled shrimp skewers. Its delicate flavours complement the sweetness of the shrimp, while its effervescence cleanses the palate after each bite.


The beer’s crisp finish enhances the smokiness from the grill, creating a refreshing and satisfying combination.


Blandford Fly Golden Ale with Spicy Chicken Wings

With its hints of ginger and toffee, the Blandford Fly complements the fiery heat of spicy chicken wings exceptionally well. The beer’s crispness helps cool down the palate between bites while enhancing the flavours of the dish.


The slight sweetness of the Blandford Fly balances the spice, creating a harmonious combination that will have you reaching for another wing.


Outland West Coast IPA with a Fully Loaded Cheeseburger

A hop-forward brew bursting with citrus and pine aromas, Outland’s West Coast IPA is an excellent partner for a fully loaded cheeseburger. The beer’s bold hop profile stands up to the richness of the beef and cheese, while its crisp bitterness cuts through the fatty flavours, cleansing the palate with each sip.


The citrusy notes in this IPA complement the tanginess of the cheese and enhance the savoury elements of the burger, creating a match made in culinary heaven.


Outland Hazy IPA with BBQ Food

With its juicy and tropical fruit notes, balanced by a smooth mouthfeel, Outland’s Hazy IPA is the perfect companion for BBQ food. The beer’s fruity aromas complement the smoky flavours of grilled meats, while its soft bitterness helps cut through the richness of BBQ sauce.


Whether you’re enjoying slow-cooked ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, or charred brisket, the refreshing and flavourful profile of Outland’s Hazy IPA enhances the dining experience, making it a match made in culinary heaven.


Hopping Hare Pale Ale with Goat Cheese Salad:

The bright and citrusy hops in the Hopping Hare complement the tanginess of goat cheese perfectly, making it an excellent choice for pairing with a refreshing salad. Not only does it cleanse the palate between bites, but its floral notes also enhance the freshness of the greens.


Whether you’re enjoying a simple garden salad or a more elaborate goat cheese salad with walnuts and cranberries, the Hopping Hare adds a burst of flavour to every bite.


To summarise…

The diverse range of flavours offered by Badger Beers provides endless possibilities for food pairings. Whether you’re indulging in spicy chicken wings, classic fish and chips, or a gourmet salad, there’s a Badger or Outland Beer to enhance the experience.


So, the next time you’re planning a meal, don’t forget to consider the perfect beer pairing to take your dining experience to the next level. Cheers to good food and great beer!


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