As you travel through the Brewer's Special Reserve Trail today at the 10th Annual Michigan Beer & Brats Festival, try these brew and brat pairings that will elevate your palette to great new heights!
Founders Brewing Company’s KBS [11.20%] with Kaleva Meats’ Coney Chili Dog
This imperial stout brewed with a massive amount of coffee and chocolates will make your chili dog flavors warm and savory.
Petoskey Brewing’s Hopsessed Double IPA [9.10%] with Buntings’ Beer Cheese bratwurst
The bourbon undertones in this beer complement the beer and cheese flavors in this hand-crafted Buntings bratwurst.
Rochester Mills Production Brewery’s Tongue Tied Cherry Saison [6.20%] with Pleavas’ Cherry Pecan bratwurst
Tart cherry flavors in both this brew and brat create a sweet northern Michigan pairing satisfying your sweet fruity cravings.
Beards’ Tree Blood Maple Sap Stout [6.60%] with Honor Family Market’s Philly Cheese bratwurst
This cheese and maple combo will leave you salivating for more!
North Peak’s Grizzly Peak Maylem [9.5%] with Ebels’ Hawaiian bratwurst
This deep copper bold flavored beer is sweetened with this light fruity bratwurst.
Jolly Pumpkin’s Persimmon Ship [5%] with Kelly’s Venison Jalapeno bratwurst
This brew with Indiana persimmons and dragon fruit from Thailand sweetens the jalapeno flavor in this bratwurst.
Brewery Ferment’s Grapefruit Hibiscus Wheat [8%] with Honor Family Market’s Spinach Feta bratwurst
This slightly tart fruit and natural spinach and feta flavored brat create a summer sensation.
Right Brain Brewery’s Asparagus Spear Beer [4.80%] with Maxbauers’ Asparagus Cheddar bratwurst
Michigan asparagus pairs well with this cheddar brat.
Arbor Brewing Company’s Oak Ages Mundus Novus [8.80%] with Sanders Meats’ Bacon and Cheddar bratwurst
This mahogany colored beer pairs perfectly with bacon and cheese flavors, and all around favorite combo.
Schomhz Brewing Company’s Barley Wine [14.50%] with Gabe’s Hot Italian bratwurst
This barley wine will tone down your spicy hot Italian flavors.
Liberty Street Brewing Co.’s Pooh Beer [9.50%] with Kaleva Meats’ Chicken Cherry bratwurst
Strong honey flavors and tart cherry flavors make for a sweet pairing with these two.