Jimmy Carbone is talking beer and food pairings with Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergso of Torst & Luksus, and Sarah Monroe, Beer Director at Eleven Madison Park! Tune into this episode to hear how the beer pairing program is run at Greenpoint's Luksus. Find out how Sarah's food studies at NYU inspires her work at Eleven Madison Park. Why does Sarah think that beer certification programs need to include more information about brewing science and service? Hear Jimmy, Jeppe, and Sarah talk about beer's place in fine dining. Later, Luke and Walt Dickinson from Wicked Weed Brewing in Asheville, North Carolina join the program. Hear about the new brewery, and their ambitious brewing start. This program has been brought to you by GreatBrewers.com. Music by Dead Stars.
"If you're really into something, you can learn it. If you put a lot of time and energy into it, that will get you a long way." [12:35]
"The beer has to look like the meat that you're eating. If the meat is dark, have a dark beer, and if it's light, try a light beer." [21:00]
-- Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergso on Beer Sessions Radio
"Many people like to think, 'What can the beer do for the food?' But I like to say, 'What can the food do for the beer?'" [22:45]
-- Sarah Monroe on Beer Sessions Radio