Coffee and Beer: A Match Made in Heaven?
While coffee and beer might not be the first two flavors you would pair, people in the craft coffee and craft beer worlds are busy bottling their passions together.
“While brewers can reach wonderful flavor combinations with the sprawling available varieties of hops, specialty malts and yeast, some flavors simply require reaching beyond Reinheitsgebot (the Bavarian purity law that requires beer be made only from traditional ingredients),” says Les Stewart, coffee lover and head brewer at Trophy Brewing in Raleigh, North Carolina. “It means kind of breaking the rules, and doing it with such a willing partner in crime as coffee just makes a lot of sense.”
Read the rest of my article about coffee and beer on The Kitchn.