An Oyster Life (Blog) — Pairings
Summer is prime time for cookouts and adding grilled oysters to your menu is an excellent way to impress your guests with new flavors. However, no summer cookout is complete without refreshing, cold beer. Use these tips below to pair beers with your oysters, whether they’re fried, steamed, grilled or shucked. Session IPA Session IPA tend to be brewed with zesty hops like simcoe, ella and mosaic. Their citrusy flavor profiles and higher levels of carbonation are perfect for both fried and raw oysters. The carbonation will act like scrubbing bubbles between bites of fried oysters, allowing you to experience...
Oysters are an incredible food if for no other reason than their versatility. They can stand on their own or be paired with a myriad of different options to suit just about any taste. We broke down some pairing below to help you discover some new options. It’s important to know that an oyster’s merroir is what makes it so unique. This flavoring reflects their environment, what they eat, the salinity of the water they’re in and even the seasons. It varies greatly by region. As a result, something that goes great with our oysters, may not work as well...
Pairing oysters with a beverage is easier than you think. Our oysters have a slightly lower salinity and a clean taste, allowing you to pair them with a wide range of drinks without overpowering. A classic pairing is a champagne. The fizzy brightness of champagne works well with almost every oyster, enhancing subtle flavors. We recommend serving both well chilled. You can also try pairing oysters with dry white wines like Sauvignon Blanc of Pinot Gris. Tart, lemony wines like these will make the oysters taste brighter and won’t leave you feeling overly bloated of full. If you prefer cocktails,...
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