Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 48
  1. #1
    Starter
    Points: 10,672, Level: 31
    Level completed: 18%, Points required for next Level: 578
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    westlbcyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    West Liberty
    Posts
    686
    Points
    10,672
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 1

    Beer suggestions

    I have a potentially strange question today fanatics...

    What beer goes best with goat? My family is roasting a whole goat this summer, sort of for my birthday, and I am really curious if anyone here has tried it before and what beer(s) may go well with it. I'm not a huge beer snob, but would like to have something past the Busch/Bud/Coors family of beers.

    Thanks in advance!



  2. #2
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 76,883, Level: 86
    Level completed: 19%, Points required for next Level: 1,467
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Incyte's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    3,645
    Points
    76,883
    Level
    86
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 54
    Given: 6

    Re: Beer suggestions

    I would suggest an ale. I'm partial to Goose Island's honker's ale which is readily available in Iowa.


    “Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. They are complementary.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 54,492, Level: 72
    Level completed: 30%, Points required for next Level: 1,058
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    intrepid27's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Marion, IA
    Posts
    2,461
    Points
    54,492
    Level
    72
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 13
    Given: 17

    Re: Beer suggestions

    I dont alway drink beer with my goat. But when I do I drink Shiner Bock, Fat Tire, or Spotted Cow. For some reason I think that is a great beer with BBQ.


    Stay thirsty my fanatic.


    Last edited by intrepid27; 06-13-2012 at 07:53 AM.

  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 143,906, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUKyro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    9,522
    Points
    143,906
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 45

    Re: Beer suggestions

    Fat Tire was one that came to my mind as well. Really nice amber that should go well with that.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 163,235, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsCreated Album picturesVeteran
    CtownCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Houston
    Posts
    8,549
    Points
    163,235
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 23
    Given: 25

    Re: Beer suggestions

    Never tried goat, so I'm not sure what it tastes like. A lot will come down to personal preference. For example, I'd have no problem with Shiner but Fat Tire wouldn't be a good pick for me.

    At the end of the day, I think you could get just about any beer and be happy with it as long as it's one that you liked anyway.



  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 32,821, Level: 55
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 229
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    BKLYNCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Twin Cities, MN
    Posts
    1,766
    Points
    32,821
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 12
    Given: 19

    Re: Beer suggestions

    I'd go for a Gose... Sam Adams has one out right now. It's got a little salt in it and some unique flavors.

    I am a beer snob though...



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 475,798, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Al_4_State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Driftless Region
    Posts
    18,676
    Points
    475,798
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 53
    Given: 6

    Re: Beer suggestions

    This:


    Its got a great flavor, but it goes down easy and would pair well with barbecued goat.



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 75,067, Level: 85
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 1,483
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Tailg8er's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    2,472
    Points
    75,067
    Level
    85
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 25
    Given: 110

    Re: Beer suggestions

    Natty Light. Goes great with everything!



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 112,804, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ianoconnor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    6,874
    Points
    112,804
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 95
    Given: 237

    Re: Beer suggestions

    My go-to "accessible" beer is Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Not sure how well it matches up with goat, but it's pretty much my main tailgating beer.



  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 70,682, Level: 82
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 768
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cyfan964's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    4 blocks from the Jack
    Posts
    4,470
    Points
    70,682
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 39

    Re: Beer suggestions

    Usually darker meat you would go with a darker beer. I'd go with a brown ale or stout of some sort. Newcastle would be a great choice for something easy to find. I'd suggest Bells Kalamazoo Stout if you can get it.


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

    -acgclone

  11. #11
    Rookie
    Points: 13,967, Level: 35
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 83
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Hockenheim
    Posts
    425
    Points
    13,967
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Beer suggestions

    Having been to a party where goat was served, I suggest a plan b or maybe just a bunch potato chips. Or drink copious amounts of whatever beer you choose before you eat.


    Are you sure Hank done it this way?

  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 112,804, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ianoconnor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    6,874
    Points
    112,804
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 95
    Given: 237

    Re: Beer suggestions

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Usually darker meat you would go with a darker beer. I'd go with a brown ale or stout of some sort. Newcastle would be a great choice for something easy to find. I'd suggest Bells Kalamazoo Stout if you can get it.
    I agree, a brown ale would be a solid choice.



  13. #13
    Prospect
    Points: 3,517, Level: 17
    Level completed: 17%, Points required for next Level: 333
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Gullie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Mason City
    Posts
    69
    Points
    3,517
    Level
    17
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Beer suggestions

    Would agree that something like a Newcastle Brown Ale would be best. This beer has a smooth flavor with just a little bite. It won't shock the Coors Lite people at your party. This beer will be perfect with Goat (which tastes like chicken. Right?)



  14. #14
    Rookie
    Points: 6,602, Level: 24
    Level completed: 11%, Points required for next Level: 448
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    trailer down by the river
    Posts
    498
    Points
    6,602
    Level
    24
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Beer suggestions

    Quote Originally Posted by westlbcyclone View Post
    I have a potentially strange question today fanatics...

    What beer goes best with goat? My family is roasting a whole goat this summer, sort of for my birthday, and I am really curious if anyone here has tried it before and what beer(s) may go well with it. I'm not a huge beer snob, but would like to have something past the Busch/Bud/Coors family of beers.

    Thanks in advance!

    1 pound Ribye (*BEEF*) and11 Frosty Cold Boulavard Summer Wheat



  15. #15
    Legend
    Points: 269,032, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 41.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VeloClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Posts
    12,526
    Points
    269,032
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 168
    Given: 417

    Re: Beer suggestions

    Try these available at your local Costco. One is sure to go with the goat.


    Most people have a cake on their birthday. Having a goat is certainly an interesting choice.


    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM