Last Minute Valentines Day Pairings

Happy VDAY...Have A Beer !!!!



If you are anything like us, you want to enjoy this holiday without being associated with sub par beverages.  We here at CBG consulted with Brands Manager Anthony Norkus  from the city’s oldest distributor Louis Glunz Beer Inc to bring you some last minute beer centric ideas for today…or any day


Chocolate                              Hirter Morchl : Beer enjoyment on a high level. Dark brew malt, hops, and caramel make this beer to an nice drinking experience. It’s hard to describe the exact flavor, but the taste after one sip has something  adventurous. 5%ABV




Oysters                        Porterhouse Oyster Stout- Brewed with fresh oyster. A smooth drinking aromatic stout 4.8%ABV

Porterhouse Oyster Stout



Chocolate Truffles      North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout- It’s a rich, intense brew produced in the tradition of 18th Century English brewers who supplied the court of Russia’s Catherine the Great 9%ABV

North Coast Brewing Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout



Filet Mignon               Chimay Red – the exceptional premier ale from Chimay 7%ABV

Chimay Red



Cheese Fondue     Barley Island Dirty Helen Brown Ale- A medium-bodied Brown ale with moderate hop bitterness that has a unique slightly nutty flavor in the finish. Dry-hopped to enhance the hop aroma 5.2% ABV

Barley Island Dirty Helen Blond Ale



Caviar                          Reissdorf Kolsch- Pale straw in color, the nose is primarily slightly sweet with a malty character. The flavors are mild with only a hint of hops 4.8% ABV

Reissdorf Kolsch





Almonds                      New Holland Sun Dog Amber Ale-. A showcase for caramel malt,
Sundog presents a toasty character, with subtle malty sweetness and a nutty finish.

New Holland Sundog Amber Ale



Foie Gras                     Unibroue Trois Pistoles-Strong malt flavor, roasted aromas with chocolate, brown rum, and spice, finishes smooth finish like an old port. 9%ABV

Unibroe Tros Pistoles


Beverage Consultant, Co-Host of the Chicago Beer Pass Podcast, The Neat Pour Podcast, Co-Founder and heartbeat of the Chicago Beer Geeks..@nkosio on twitter

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