Pint of lager and a curry? Maybe…to the uninitiated. But there is a lot more to food and beer matching than perhaps a late night trip for a chicken jalfrezi and a garlic naan would lead you to believe.
Hopefully here at Monkfish Towers and in partnership with Scottish artisan brewer Innis&Gunn we can offer up a few grains of wisdom to get your beer buds tingling and we may even tempt you away from the chilled Pinot Grigio at the back of the fridge. You never know, you may become an artisan beer convert, there’s a thought! Continue reading
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Cold wet September evening…tick….cosy candle lit bistro….tick….Scottish Chef of the year Mr Neil Forbes cooking my dinner….tick….and Mr Innis & Gunn pouring me a beer…..tick. Anything else?? Urm yes, it’s a school night!! Zut alors, the Monkfish is out on the town, eating and drinking the finest that Scotland has to offer as part of the Scottish Food Fortnight AND it’s a Tuesday, rock and roll.
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