April 19, 2024


Food & Travel Enthusiast

Maine brothers generate a craft beer that pairs properly with Indian delicacies

Ales pair properly with pizza, stouts and porters are pleasant with barbecue, and a wheat beer is wonderful with salads, but for spicy foods like Indian and Thai, lagers and pilsners are the way to go.

That’s a single of the massive causes why brothers Van and Sumit Sharma, whose relatives has operated Bombay Mahal in Brunswick for 30 yrs and who have been the initial owners of Taste of India in Bangor and Tandoor in Portland, required to brew their possess beer that pairs properly with the elaborate spices and warmth of Indian delicacies.

Rupee Beer launched before this 12 months and is now on cabinets at retailers and in dining places across the condition, which include at Damon’s Drinks in Bangor and Waterville, the Normal Living Middle in Bangor, and World Beverage Warehouse in Ellsworth. It is a smooth, complete-bodied lager that’s significantly less carbonated than most other lagers, to much better enhance the spiciness of a lot of Indian dishes, like biryanis, kebabs and tandoori chicken.