Red Wine and Chocolate: arranged marriage. Beer and Chocolate: hot sex.Alright!
That's Maggie Dutton, writing in her Wine Offensive blog about her recent Seattle Weekly article:
Red Wine Doesn't Go With Chocolate
Try beer instead.
December 12, 2007
Red wine with chocolate is like an arranged marriage. The only thing they have in common is fruit: Red wine tastes like it, and chocolate sometimes tastes good with it. However, red wine's overbearing tannin, oak, and acid affront a fine chocolate's complex creaminess, and neither lets the other finish a sentence. They don't belong together.
<...> With beer and chocolate, it's not a matter of getting it wrong. It's more likely to be just right.