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IPA + Food Pairing

It's Game Day

The Big Game Day is here, people! Need some last-minute food ideas that pair with the real GOAT, IPA? Well, grab one of our VarietI-PAcks and get to snackin’…

Beer Cheese
  • Ingredients
    • 1/4 cup butter
    • 1/4 cup flour
    • 1 tsp. onion powder
    • 1 garlic glove
    • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
    • 3/4 cup milk
    • 1 can of IPA
    • 1 tsp. dijon mustard
    • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
    • 2 cups sharp cheddar (shredded)
    • 1 cup gruyere or swiss cheese (shredded)
    • 1 tbsp. Tapatio
    • 1 cup pickled jalapenos
  • Directions:
    • In a pot, melt butter
    • Add seasonings and flour, cooking for 1 minute
    • Stirring frequently, pour in beer and milk a little at a time
    • Add the cheeses and stir until melted
    • Once cheese becomes silky, add jalapenos and Tapitio
    • Serve with pretzels, bread, crackers, chips, more cheese…whatever floats your boat!


Try these other snackages too:

Need something other than an appetizer? Make a Game Day Beer Chili to really fill up those tanks – We used A Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ but to really amp up your game use our colossal double IPA Maximus!


PS: Ever tried a beer-mosa? It’s great to start the game-day shenanigans early by just adding some OJ to a cup of Hazy Wonder or Island Beats! Not feelin’ the alcohol but still want to play with the team? Check out our Michel-nada recipe!

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