Feast on fall flavors with this Bavarian-inspired menu paired with our favorite Southern brews. Prost!
Don't forget to have some outstanding brews on hand that you can pair with each course for a festive touch.
Plum-Glazed Sausage Board
Dry-Brined Beer-Can Chicken
Tart Apple-and-Cabbage Toss
Warm Lentil-and-Potato Salad
Black Forest Pound Cake
Offer Bratwurst, Bockwurst, and weisswurst with fresh chicken or spicy pork sausage.
Grilling is a delicious way to "roast" a whole bird, especially when beer is involved. Use a milder brew if you wish, but
skip hoppy IPAs.
Sauerkraut meets coleslaw in this vinegar-based salad, while the paper-thin apple slices and finely shredded cabbage add rich
French green lentils add flavorful texture. They remain firm after cooking, while traditional brown lentils turn soft. The
dressing of bacon vinaigrette, fresh parsley leaves, celery, and shallots pairs well with a robust pale ale.
This decadent dessert is an easy, one-pan twist on the traditional layered cake. Prepare the cake and cherry sauce in advance.
Make the whipped cream topping and shaved chocolate the day you serve it.
Try one of these standout Southern brews with each course for a festive touch.
Appetizer: Start with an Oktoberfest- or Märzen-style beer, each a delicious complement to the sausage board.