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    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!



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    Re: Beer suggestions

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


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    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.


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    Re: Beer suggestions

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



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    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.



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    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...



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    Re: Beer suggestions

    This:


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



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    Re: Beer suggestions

    Natty Light. Goes great with everything!



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    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.



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    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.


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    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.


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    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.



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    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?)



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    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!

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    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.


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