To celebrate the start of Oktoberfest, we asked our craft beer experts Charlie Pountney and Phil Harding to reveal the craft beers that you should be serving at your events (and enjoying at home!) this autumn, as well as the foods to pair them with.

JOURNEY offer a range of engaging craft beer experiences including beer and cheese pairing evenings (perfect for entertaining clients), craft beer tasting stations and bars (to liven up your exhibition stand or conference), microbrewery tours and visits, and beer and food pairing events. 

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Craft beer selection, Autumn 2017

Autumn is a great time for craft beer as the days become colder and we start to crave hearty comfort food again: it’s time to enjoy beers that are darker and more full bodied. 

Chimay Red (7%) 

A Belgian classic brewed by monks.  Full bodied and warming, with a caramel nose. Great with slow-cooked food.

Weihenstephan Vitus  (7.7%) 

From the oldest brewery in the world, in Germany. Full of fruity notes and character - an amazing match to sticky toffee pudding.

Bristol Beer - Milk Stout (4.5%)

A stout from the west country. A dark beer to savour on colder nights, with a creamy and comforting finish - lovely to pair with mature cheese.

Wild Beer - Millionaire (5.5%) 

A unique beer from a Dorset brewery. Full of flavour, this beer is all about salted caramel. A brilliant match to puddings.

Fuller’s ESB (5.9%) 

A classic from London’s oldest brewery. Nutty, full bodied and characterful. A superb partner to roasted meat.

You can find all images in this post, along with masses more craft beer inspiration on our craft beer Pinterest page.

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