Craft Beer of the Week: Michael’s Genuine Home Brew
Style: American Amber Ale
Alcohol: 5 percent by volume
Price: $7 at Harry’s Pizzeria in Miami (also available in 4-packs of 12-ounce bottles at Total Wine, Whole Foods and elsewhere).
Beer Story: Home Brew is made by Back Forty Beer Co. in Gadsden, Alabama. As Schwartz explains, he built a rapport with the brewery while doing a fundraiser in the area. He worked with Back Forty’s brewers to create an original ale recipe that contained Florida-grown brown rice and sugarcane.
Pairing: While Schwartz says Home Brew is food friendly and pairs with “everything,” I especially love it with thin-crust pizza. The ale has a fresh, slightly fruity note that complements lemon and cilantro flavors.
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