The BeerSmith Podcast #173
Beer & Food Pairing

Do you love to cook your favorite food and drink beer at the same time? And because of this, are you searching for recipes on how to incorporate beer in your recipes? Fret no more! Because on this episode, Sean Paxton will be sharing his expertise on pairing food and beer.

To give you a little bit of background about our guest, Sean Paxton is a professional chef and an expert in food and beer pairings. He is a proud, self-taught chef and at an early age, he studied different cooking techniques from all over the world. With his passion for beer making and brewing methods, Sean has become a home brewer himself. Realizing the similarities of cooking and brewing, he decided to add beer as an ingredient while cooking his mouth-watering recipes.

Besides, Sean has a website called Home Brew Chef, which contains a lot of recipes from appetizers, salads, soups, entrees, desserts, and many more. If you are thinking what I am thinking, then yes; all methods include beer as part of the recipe. How can that be more awesome?

In this episode, Sean will be discussing the projects he has been working on as well as his website, Home Brew Chef. Expect that he will be sharing his thoughts on what ingredients pair best with beer, his experience in using Carolina Reaper (hottest pepper in the world), and how he used science to make an insane mole sauce.

You will not want to miss this episode if you want to learn more about how beer can make your food even more tremendous. We suggest that you take down notes while watching this episode. Now, let’s get into the podcast!

Main takeaways from the podcast:

  • What food pairs best with beer
  • Beer in hot sauce?
  • The making of EAT BEER’s Yellow Thai Racer
  • General approach on combining food and beer flavors