6 Nations – Beer Pairings

Sharing Sunday: I love the concept of this piece. I might not agree with the words used to describe each team but I would like to try all the beers.


A little over a week into the 6 nations and after 2 fantastic weekends (depending on your nationality I guess…), I thought I would match 6 beers with the 6 nations involved. Instead of matching the countries with beers brewed near the national stadiums, I’ve decided to match them based on pundits predictions and previews of the country before the competition started. Looking for key words that were repeated and batted around the pages of the national press and on-line blogs – I picked 4 words per country and matched a beer to suit. And in alphabetical order…

ENGLAND – Pundits repeated words: BITE; FORD; MAUL; SET(piece)

Beer Pairing: Redchurch Brewery – Old Ford Export Stout (7.5%)

England have started well enough and the word bite could certainly still be used to describe them (unlike a few others in this post). Without dissecting the word too much (although it’s certainly…

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