Cheese and Beer Tasting

As it’s Britain’s Beer day on the 15th of June and it’s Father’s day on the 18th of June we thought it would be a great idea to pair beer and cheese to make the perfect gift for father’s day!

We found 2 willing dads (it didn’t take much persuasion) and visited our friends over at Purple Moose Brewery last month to find the perfect pairings.

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Here is what we thought worked well together:

Dragon Caerphilly with Elderflower Ale

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The light, crumbly texture of our Caerphilly complemented the refreshing indulgence of the elderflower in this pale ale

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Dragon Vintage with Chocolate Moose

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The strong taste from the vintage cheddar went very well with the smooth, rich stout and aftertaste of chocolate

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Dragon Mild and Mature with Snowdonia Ale

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The full of flavour golden ale complemented our mild and mature cheddar perfectly, this totally depends on your preference

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Dragon Cavern Aged Cheddar with Dark side of the Moose

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voted as the best pairing of the day, the dark, richness of the Dark Side of the Moose had a deep flavour that enhanced the flavours of our Cavern aged cheddar.

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Dragon Cavern Aged Cheddar with Madog’s Ale

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Madog’s Ale is a classic, traditional British ale which complemented the Cavern aged cheddar and it’s flavours.

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Dragon Vintage cheddar with Leeks with Antlered IPA

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Our vintage cheddar with leeks has a strong savoury flavour that was matched by the higher hoppiness of the Antlered IPA.

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Dragon Mild, Medium and Mature with Mŵsh

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Mŵsh is a lager style beer with a soft and refreshing taste that complements our mild and mature cheddars.

Thanks for Having us Purple Moose!
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