When it comes to pairings, people usually think of wine. But beer pairs really well with food too, according to Sam Merritt, founder of Civilization of Beer. He provides some helpful ways to think about your pairings, including bringing complementary flavors together and matching the intensity of the food with the intensity of the beer.
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