Beer and Hot Cross Buns

by | Mar 23, 2016 | Article

March 22nd 2016

With Easter upon us, it’s time to start feasting on that seasonal delight: the hot cross bun. Usually served with tea, why not change things up and pair them with a delicious beer?

Each of the beers we have selected, although vastly different from each other, all work well with the buns and enhance certain bunny qualities. Each beer is stocked at our micro-pub Out of Office, Battersea.

For something refreshing that will work well with the spice of the bun, try a Founder’s All Day IPA. With notes of citrus and pine, this beer will certainly enhance the buns lovely spicy quality. Try slathering the bun in butter, as the hop and crispness of this beer will cut through the fat.

All day IPA small

If you’re partial to a hot cross bun that is loaded with fruit, and let’s face it, not all buns are created equal, a Wisby Pils from Gotlands is a super match. The clean malts and hints of citrus will complement the sweet fruit in the bun and refresh your palate.

Unknown-1

For something indulgent and decadent, that will work with the bready qualities of the bun, try and Northern Star Mocha Porter. With notes of rich dark chocolate, hazelnut and coffee, this beer is a pleasure to drink and has a lovely full-body. A bun with this beer definitely counts as a meal.

Unknown

Happy Easter.

 

 

LATEST NEWS…

Avuá Cachaça Tiki by the Sea launch

  Cocktail Bartenders! Here’s your chance to win a trip to Rome and celebrate all things Tiki. Tiki By the Sea is a three-day bartender focused educational and cultural experience which will be based in a private seaside villa outside of Rome, running from...

read more

Dingle ‘Gin of the Month’ at Graphic

  Dingle Gin will be Gin of the month at Graphic Bar Graphic Bar, one of London’s most famous gin bars located in the heart of Soho, has chosen Dingle Original Gin to be its April Gin of the Month. Graphic has one of the finest collections of gin in the...

read more

St. Patrick’s Day 2017

This St. Patricks Day was a huge success for Porterhouse Brewing and Dingle Distillery. We here at BBB would like to say a huge thank you to everyone we worked with to bring the best of Irish craft beers and Spirits to the masses.     Dingle Gin proved to be...

read more