Food what pairs with Oliba

Food what pairs with Oliba Green Beer

We bring you some basic tips/advice on how to combine our Oliba Green Beer, to enjoy it to the fullest, with its flavor and splendor.

In today's article, we bring you some basic tips/advice on how to combine our Oliba Green Beer, to enjoy it to the fullest, with its flavor and splendor.
Flavors that are too fatty take away all the taste and even gas from the beer, we must avoid accompanying it with this type of food if we do not want it to disappear from the palate.
Soft cheeses such as goat cheese roll, despite being somewhat fatty, are a very good accompaniment to Oliba Green Beer.
The mild flavors with hints of acid clearly emphasize the personality of this beer.

 Salmon roll with cheese spread and walnuts
Salmon roll with cheese spread and walnuts

​PINTXOS & TAPAS

• Cockles, stuffed olives and chips
This tapa, traditional and basic, has all the neces- sary traits to be a perfect companion for Oliba Green Beer in moments of vermouth with friends.The mild salty of the cockles together with the acidity of the sauce make this so special pilsner a more refreshing point.

• Mussels with vinaigrette
Another very typical tapa of the Mediterranean diet that accompanies and maintains the very special flavor of the olive that characterizes Oliba Green Beer, a perfect match as a starter or as part of a pica pica.

• Salmon roll with cheese spread and walnuts
This cold roll, which at first glance is reminiscent of the typical Japanese roll, greatly emphasizes the beer taste of Oliba Green Beer, without taking away any of its personality, and gives it even more packaging and body on the palate.

• Baked ham, cherry and cheese spread
This crunchy little bite combines salty and tangy to kick up the gas and a bit of the sweetness to an almost perfect measure.
 

Cold mushroom carpaccio with goat cheese roll and roasted green pepper sauce withExtra Virgin Olive Oil
Cold mushroom carpaccio with goat cheese roll and roasted green pepper sauce withExtra Virgin Olive Oil

STARTERS

• Smoked salmon with gin, lime and coriander vinaigrette
This starter made from fatty fish and this different vinaigrette serves to sweeten the beer slightly and enhance the olive flavor that gives it its personality.

• Cold mushroom carpaccio with goat cheese roll and roasted green pepper sauce withExtra Virgin Olive Oil
When it comes to perfect pairings, this vegetarian-friendly carpaccio is the perfect accompaniment to Oliba Green Beer, respecting its nuances and combining with them easily.

• Toast with roasted vegetables and pickled anchovies with Extra Virgin Olive Oil 
Another successful combination with Oliba Green Beer, in the wake of the acidic flavors that accom- pany it and enhance the mouthfeel of this unique lager.

Iberian secret (pork meat) with orange sauce
Iberian secret (pork meat) with orange sauce

MAIN COURSES

• Pickled partridge with ginger
Simple and tasty dish, with a very good presenta- tion, that pairs very well with Oliba Green Beer, slightly sweetening the taste of the beer, maintaining its bubble and olive flavor.

• Mussel Curry
This curry fusion of gastronomic cultures increa- ses the bitterness of this lager, maintaining the flavor of the olive despite clearly marking its beer character, bringing it close to that of an IPA.

• Iberian secret (pork meat) with orange sauce
This combination of fat and beer acts curiously contrary to what we mentioned at the begin- ning, probably due to the acid of the orange. The dish enhances the wheat and olive flavor of the beer and this, in return, helps to lighten the fat in the meat.
 

 Natural yogurt with sour jams
Natural yogurt with sour jams

DESSERTS

• Almond “panellet”, goat cheese, apricot
This non-traditional “panellet” looking pintxo balances the beer, giving it packaging and body in a perfect pairing. It can be served both as a starter and as a dessert or as an alternative snack in the afternoon.

· Soft cheeses accompanied by nuts
Simple dessert that can be used as a relaxed accompaniment to this beer to open your mouth or close your after-din- ner, very much in the Basque style of the best cider houses.

• Natural yogurt with sour jams
This smooth, low-fat dairy dessert is the perfect base to finish any meal, while the acidity of jams such as pineapple, kiwi or sour apples enhances the taste of Oliba Green Beer.

Chicken with lemon cream
Chicken with lemon cream

SURPRISING EFFECTS

• Modena balsamic vinegar jelly
We can turn the Oliba Green Beer into a clearly drier and less sweet version of itself by combining it with Modena gummies, which we can shape as we want, even olives!

• Gazpacho of Piquillos
Taking the olive flavor out of the Oliba Green Beer may seem like an unwanted effect, depending on the moment; But lowering the temperature of the beer in the mouth in an unexpected pairing may surprise more than one of our guests, if not all!

• Cucumber, yogurt, rosemary and grenadine cream
This combination may surprise by maintaining the original character of this beer while raising its bitterness to unexpected limits.

• Chocolate squid stuffed with meat with sauce
Turn this Pilsner beer into a dry whiteVerdejo wine clearly perfect to accompany this elaborate sea and mountain meat. Surprising is little to describe the feeling of this transformation.

• Chicken with lemon cream
Another great option can be to remove the gas from the Oliba Green Beer, raising the temperature in themouth, and getting a similar result such as a typical drink from the north of Spain, that is taken at room temperature.

Bon apetite!