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2010 Christmas Beer Pairing

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2010 christmas holiday beer pairing guide

Christmas is sort of like a final culmination of beer geekery for me. A time when I get out all these random east coast bottles and submit my west coast hop loving brothers to what I have been slinging back all year. Its also a chance to crack a few bottles I’ve been saving up and share them with my family. This year has gone way overboard and I’ve broken it all down to a seven course, five hour extravaganza drank amongst four or (hopefully) five people. This is sort of a predecessor to my “Best of 2009” list coming next week…

Appetizers (paired with baked clams and antipasta)
Goose Island Matilda (22oz)
Goose Island Juliet (22oz)
Goose Island Sofie (22oz)

Pasta Course (paired with fettuccine alfredo)
Avery Dugan (22oz)
Allagash Victoria (750ml)

Pre Dinner Intermission
Dogfish/Sierra Life and Limb (750ml)

Main Course (paired with baked ham)
Southampton Saison (750ml)
Brooklyn Local One (750ml)

Pre Dessert Intermission
Jolly Pumpkin Noel de Calabaza (750ml)

Dessert (paired with fruit, nuts, Italian pastries and brownies)
Nectar Black Xantus (22oz)
Captain Lawrence Nor’easter (22oz)

Post Desert Evening Closer
Brooklyn Black Ops 2009 (750ml)

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