Saturday, December 29, 2007

Hot Sex Beer Chocolate

Red Wine and Chocolate: arranged marriage. Beer and Chocolate: hot sex.

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.

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