• Drinking Haute Boilermakers at the World's First Michelin-Starred Brewpub

    5 monthes ago - By Vine Pair

    Craig Sindelar was drinking beer with his father when the lightning bolt struck.
    Sindelar, a sommelier with some 20 years in the industry, most recently at three-Michelin-starred Alinea in Chicago, had impulsively ordered a nice malt whiskey to sip with his beer. He was taken aback by how well the two went together.
    “My job is remembering flavors and profiles and putting them together,” Sindelar says. “When you hit certain flavors that light up your palate, it's hard to forget those.”
    Could boilermakers , generally viewed as a means to an end, provide nuanced pairings? Was it time to...
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