This beer is best served with salads or light fruit desserts, such as soufflés, chiffon cakes and ambrosias. However, many people also enjoy it with chocolate desserts. Purple Haze® pairs well with certain cheeses, such as ripened Brie or any dessert made with mascarpone. It’s also great paired with entrees prepared with fruit, especially those in the citrus family. Or, enjoy a Purple Haze® alone as a quick and easy dessert.
The spicy aroma of the hops contrasts nicely with the pleasant sweetness of the malts. Jockamo has a flavor that entices and excites the palate. The intense hop character makes it the perfect choice to team up with many spicy dishes. Cheddar and strong farmer cheeses stand up well to Jockamo’s hoppy character. Cajun food is a natural pairing, as is Thai or Mexican cuisine.
Honestly, this beer goes well with anything. Try it with pastas, grilled vegetables or light chicken dishes. It's also a great thirst quencher with spicy foods, such as blackened redfish. It’s a nice choice if you’re seeking a beer with a milder flavor than Amber. Goat cheeses like feta and chèvre pair well with Abita Golden.
This beer can be paired with many different dishes according to your taste. The citrus flavor and aroma make it an excellent choice with most fish, especially ones that are prepared to match the flavor of the beer. American, Muenster, Havarti and Monterey Jack cheeses pair well with this brew.
Because of its smooth, malty flavor, try it with smoked sausages, Louisiana boudin, or even with caviar. You might also enjoy it paired with a spicy gumbo or tomato-based pasta sauce. It goes well also with fried catfish dipped in a tart, lemony tartar sauce. Parmesan, Pecorino and Romano cheeses are good pairing with Abita Amber.