PERFECTLY PAIRED
Donuts & Beer

We consulted our Chief Donut Taster (a.k.a. Bar Manager, Sarah) for her favorite beer + donut combinations and these are the delicious results. Grab some friends and test out your own sweet combinations & discover how two old time favorites go hand in hand with us June 18th.

JUDE | Belgian-Style Tripel

Delicate, Clean Citrus

#1 Glazed Donut – The simplicity of a glazed donut with this beer is beautiful. Nothing compares to the peaceful, simple moment of enjoying a hot glazed donut with a sip of our Belgian Tripel.

#2 Lemon Filled Donut – Pair lemon filled desserts with the citrusy sweetness of Jude and you really can’t go wrong. If you’re looking for a perfectly balanced pair, a lemon filled donut between sips will hit all the right notes.

DECLARATION | Imperial Stout

Dark Malts, Chocolate Notes

#1 Chocolate Creme Filled Donut – Declare your love for donuts and beer with a chocolate creme filled donut. The sweetness of this rich donut paired perfectly with the rich intensity of our Imperial Stout. 

#2 Coffee or Cinnamon Roll – For those that like to dunk their donuts, a dip of cinnamon or coffee sweets between sips of our roasty Imperial Stout will set you up for success.

#3 Chocolate Coconut – Tropical toasted coconut and notes of dark chocolate and coffee from Declaration are a match that might have you dreaming of summer nights and cool Caribbean breezes.

ATLAS | Rye India Pale Ale

Balanced Hops, Citrus & Pine Bitterness

#1 Apple Fritter – Like the caramelized crust of fresh apple pie, the salty/sweet richness of apple fritters pair just right with the balanced hop citrus and pine bitterness of our Rye IPA, Atlas.

#2 Cinnamon Powdered Donut – Sweet & bitter, cinnamon goes sip for sip against the piney bitterness of Atlas. A little bit different, this pairing highlights the savory elements of donuts and beer.

CADENCE | Belgian-Style Ale

Fig, Caramel, & Belgian Candi Sugar

#1 Marble Frosted – Pinkies up for this delicate, sophisticated pairing. Milky chocolate and vanilla bean icings were delicious with the darker sweetness of Cadence, making caramel notes in this beer shine.

#2 Maple Frosted – The dark sweetness of the maple matches perfectly with the dark caramel notes of Cadence. It’s like liquid candy, and a massage, at an all inclusive resort. You can sign us up for another.

SABINE | French Saison

Cantaloupe & Orange, Mild White Pepper

#1 French Cruller – The light, airy texture of the cruller is the donut twin of our French Saison. The combination of these weightless textures is the lightest and most refreshing pairing. Transform your crullers into strawberry shortcakes for next level delicious.

#2 Raspberry Jam Filled Donut – Natural raspberry sweet tartness pairs well with the peppery, citrus notes of Sabine. 

WILDER | Black Currant

Assertive, Bright Berry Tartness 

#1 Blueberry Donut – Berries on berries on berries. This complimentary pairing is a natural. Test this out with fresh blueberries, let us know what you think!

#2 Chocolate Cake Donut – You might need a second to collect yourself after this insanely rich and decadent combination. Dunking is highly encouraged. The rich chocolate and semi-dryness of the cake donut is a perfect balance for the sweet, fruity tartness of Wilder.

#3 Peanut Donut – Hearken back to those old school days — literally. Beer is liquid bread, so the saying goes. And this pairing is like PB&J in a glass. 

HADDY | Belgian White Ale

Coriander, Lemon & Grains of Paradise 

#1 Strawberry Frosted Donut – Refreshing, sweet and best enjoyed sitting in the sun, the light, citrus flavor of our Belgian White pairs well with sweet strawberry frosting.

#2 Orange Creamsicle Filled Donut – Often a specialty donut, the orange glaze and creamy vanilla center is delicious on its own. Add a sip of Belgian White and subtle hints of citrus peel in this beer will sing.

STARK | Toasted Porter

Toasted Malts, Crisp Finish

#1 Boston Creme Filled Donut –  Elevate hints of chocolate, and roasty notes in Stark with bites of a Boston Creme. The rich, custardy center, billowy donut, and chocolate icing take our Toasted Porter to new heights.

#2 Toasted Coconut Donut – Covered in sweet, toasty coconut, this vanilla cake donut paired with our Toasted Porter is an absolute dream. If you’re looking for a finale to your donut pairings this is it!

JUDE | Belgian-Style Tripel

Delicate, Clean Citrus

#1 Glazed Donut – The simplicity of a glazed donut with this beer is beautiful. Nothing compares to the peaceful, simple moment of enjoying a hot glazed donut with a sip of our Belgian Tripel.

#2 Lemon Filled Donut – Pair lemon filled desserts with the citrusy sweetness of Jude and you really can’t go wrong. If you’re looking for a perfectly balanced pair, a lemon filled donut between sips will hit all the right notes.

DECLARATION | Imperial Stout

Dark Malts, Chocolate Notes

#1 Chocolate Creme Filled Donut – Declare your love for donuts and beer with a chocolate creme filled donut. The sweetness of this rich donut paired perfectly with the rich intensity of our Imperial Stout. 

#2 Coffee or Cinnamon Roll – For those that like to dunk their donuts, a dip of cinnamon or coffee sweets between sips of our roasty Imperial Stout will set you up for success.

#3 Chocolate Coconut – Tropical toasted coconut and notes of dark chocolate and coffee from Declaration are a match that might have you dreaming of summer nights and cool Caribbean breezes.

ATLAS | Rye India Pale Ale

Balanced Hops, Citrus & Pine Bitterness

#1 Apple Fritter – Like the caramelized crust of fresh apple pie, the salty/sweet richness of apple fritters pair just right with the balanced hop citrus and pine bitterness of our Rye IPA, Atlas.

#2 Cinnamon Powdered Donut – Sweet & bitter, cinnamon goes sip for sip against the piney bitterness of Atlas. A little bit different, this pairing highlights the savory elements of donuts and beer.

CADENCE | Belgian-Style Ale

Fig, Caramel, & Belgian Candi Sugar

#1 Marble Frosted – Pinkies up for this delicate, sophisticated pairing. Milky chocolate and vanilla bean icings were delicious with the darker sweetness of Cadence, making caramel notes in this beer shine.

#2 Maple Frosted – The dark sweetness of the maple matches perfectly with the dark caramel notes of Cadence. It’s like liquid candy, and a massage, at an all inclusive resort. You can sign us up for another.

SABINE | French Saison

Cantaloupe & Orange, Mild White Pepper

#1 French Cruller – The light, airy texture of the cruller is the donut twin of our French Saison. The combination of these weightless textures is the lightest and most refreshing pairing. Transform your crullers into strawberry shortcakes for next level delicious.

#2 Raspberry Jam Filled Donut – Natural raspberry sweet tartness pairs well with the peppery, citrus notes of Sabine. 

WILDER | Black Currant

Assertive, Bright Berry Tartness 

#1 Blueberry Donut – Berries on berries on berries. This complimentary pairing is a natural. Test this out with fresh blueberries, let us know what you think!

#2 Chocolate Cake Donut – You might need a second to collect yourself after this insanely rich and decadent combination. Dunking is highly encouraged. The rich chocolate and semi-dryness of the cake donut is a perfect balance for the sweet, fruity tartness of Wilder.

#3 Peanut Donut – Hearken back to those old school days — literally. Beer is liquid bread, so the saying goes. And this pairing is like PB&J in a glass. 

HADDY | Belgian White Ale

Coriander, Lemon & Grains of Paradise 

#1 Strawberry Frosted Donut – Refreshing, sweet and best enjoyed sitting in the sun, the light, citrus flavor of our Belgian White pairs well with sweet strawberry frosting.

#2 Orange Creamsicle Filled Donut – Often a specialty donut, the orange glaze and creamy vanilla center is delicious on its own. Add a sip of Belgian White and subtle hints of citrus peel in this beer will sing.

STARK | Toasted Porter

Toasted Malts, Crisp Finish

#1 Boston Creme Filled Donut –  Elevate hints of chocolate, and roasty notes in Stark with bites of a Boston Creme. The rich, custardy center, billowy donut, and chocolate icing take our Toasted Porter to new heights.

#2 Toasted Coconut Donut – Covered in sweet, toasty coconut, this vanilla cake donut paired with our Toasted Porter is an absolute dream. If you’re looking for a finale to your donut pairings this is it!

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