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

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

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

That’s a single of the huge motives why brothers Van and Sumit Sharma, whose relatives has operated Bombay Mahal in Brunswick for 30 several years and who had been the unique proprietors of Style of India in Bangor and Tandoor in Portland, required to brew their personal beer that pairs properly with the intricate spices and warmth of Indian cuisine.

Rupee Beer launched before this calendar year and is now on cabinets at suppliers and in eating places across the point out, which includes at Damon’s Drinks in Bangor and Waterville, the Natural Living Center in Bangor, and International Beverage Warehouse in Ellsworth. It’s a clean, entire-bodied lager that is much less carbonated than most other lagers, to much better enhance the spiciness of quite a few Indian dishes, like biryanis, kebabs and tandoori hen.