And a Semi-Sour, Please Waiter — Food Pairing with Pilot
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We find the bitterness in a lot of beers can make them quite challenging to pair with anything other than fairly robust food. Curry is a prime (if not obvious) example but what can we say? Who doesn’t love a curry? Just about any beer goes – we love hoppy
Sours, however, pair really well with more delicate foods and have really opened up the beer/food pairing thing for us. A nice, fruited sour with a cheeseboard is wonderful thing, the beer providing a chutney-esque, fruity acidity that cuts right through and ultimately allows you to eat more cheese. It should be becoming quite clear at this point that we enjoy our food here at Pilot.
Also pizza. All beer goes with pizza.
We’ve got Aizle, Harajuku Kitchen, and The Buffalo Truck announced so far for ECBF: which of those would you pick to pair a beer with? Which of Pilot’s beers might you choose?
Seasonal Scottish cuisine—such as
With Japanese food like Harajuku Kitchen’s, we’d most likely opt for a light, sour beer to fuse with all that delicious umami. Salt and sour can kind of trick you into getting a perceived sense of sweetness, so that could be pretty cool. W
What cuisine or dish would you choose to pair alongside the wonderful
Mel n’ Mint, (did we mention it’s the official beer of the 2019 Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival?) was designed to be a light-yet-flavoursome,
Finally, what are you most excited for about ECBF?
It’s always exciting just getting there on the first day to set up the bar, saying hi to the other breweries – the atmosphere is buzzing and there’s