Weekend Grilling, Made Better With Spirits

22 May
Weekend Grilling, Made Better With Spirits

With the Memorial Day Weekend just around the corner, it evokes memories of friends and family gathered around the backyard grill and the sweet aroma of smoky barbecue.

How do you improve on that? Try pairing your culinary genius with craft spirits. From whiskey, to bourbon, to vodka and beyond – the renaissance in American Craft Distilling has created so many new flavors it’s easier than ever to match booze with food. A good pairing makes both taste better.

Here are some suggestions to get you started.

BBQMatch Flavors: Read the tasting notes to find out what kind of flavors to expect from the spirit. Then, match it to the flavors of the food. A single malt with notes of honey, peach and mango may pair nicely with honey glazed grilled chicken. But combining it with barbecue pork in a vinegar based sauce might be jarring.

Match Intensities: Light bodied spirits go better with lighter fare such…

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