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The Beer Lover’s Table: Cassoulet and Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock

Beer Lover's Table Cassoulet Claire Bullen Rauchbier Schlenkerla

The Beer Lover’s Table: Cassoulet and Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock

What do you pair with a beer that tastes like kindled wood and toffee malts and smoked meat? If you have all the time in the world, the answer might be brisket: slow-cooked in a smoker until its flesh has rubied, the exterior charred and the fat turned buttery. But if you’re short on time, then cassoulet, ready in an hour or two, is the ideal makings of a cool-weather meal. A no-nonsense sausage and bean stew, cassoulet hails originally from the south of France, in the Languedoc region. This version couldn’t really be called authentic – it has no...

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