Get Ready for 2/7: Wing and Craft Beer Pairings from Whole Foods Market

27 Jan



Okay, here’s our share of the wings, where’s yours? ;) All pics given courtesy of Whole Foods Market. 


Broncos vs. Panthers. 2/7/16. SB50. You down with that?

Even if your favorite team didn’t make it to the final game of the year, we say don’t worry. That’s because Whole Foods has shared with us some pretty awesome things:

  1. They are running a hot wing sale with 9 varieties from 2/3-2/9 to get you ready for game time. Wings are just $3.99 a pound.
  2. They’ve paired these wings up with some great, craft brews and you best believe we’re gonna share that magic witcha.

Hey, we’re there with ya: no resolutions needed that you’ll just break. But here’s a new one: eat more wings. That’s something we can all get behind.

Buffalo Wings and Bronx Brewery No Resolutions

  • Tasting Notes: This Double IPA contains a bright floral and juicy hoppy character that will cut through the Buffalo spice and clean the palette
  • From: Bronx, NY
  • Available in 22oz bottles for $9.99
Honey-Jalapeño Wings and Evil Twin Citra Sunshine Slacker
  • Tasting Notes: The IPA’s intense citrusy hop quality will cut through the jalapeño flavor nicely and brighten the sweet honey notes in the sauce
  • From: Brooklyn, NY
  • Available in a 4-pack of 16oz cans for $9.99
Mango Glazed Wings and Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin 
  • Tasting Notes: This award-winning IPA contains a grapefruit bitterness that delightfully counteracts the sweet mango glaze
  • From San Diego, California
  • Available in a 6-pack of 16oz cans for $15.99
Plain Wings and Narragansett Lager 
  • Tasting Notes: The classic, smooth lager pairs perfectly with the simple seasoning of the wings
  • From: Providence, RI
  • Available in a 6-pack of 16oz cans for $6.99

Add some exotic flavors to your party with these wings and this light and delicious beer.

Green Curry Wings and Westbrook White Thai 

  • Tasting Notes: The traditional Thai spices in this beer make it an excellent compliment to a spicy green curry sauce
  • From: Mount Pleasant, SC
  • Available in a 6-pack of 12oz cans for $13.99
Sweet Chili Wings and Ommegang Witte 
  • Tasting Notes: This version of a classic Belgian white ale imparts dry, earthy notes and mellow citrus overtones to complement the spicy-sweet components of this sauce
  • From: Cooperstown, NY
  • Available in a 4-pack of 12oz bottles for $8.99

When you want to take things up a few notches, check out this DIPA that pairs nicely with sticky sweet and rich wings.

Teriyaki Wings and Ithaca Beer Co. Nordic Pines 

  • Tasting Notes: The piney, bitter hop character cuts nicely through the sweetness of the wings
  • From: Ithaca, NY
  • Available in a 6-pack of 12oz bottles for $12.99
  • Tasting Notes: The lager’s honey, malty notes pair well with the traditional smokiness of BBQ sauce
  • From: Brooklyn, NY
  • Available in a 6-pack of 12oz bottles for $10.99

CLBC’s Kolsch is a classic and is so drink-worthy any time of the year, but especially during football season!

Garlic Parmesan Wings and Captain Lawrence Captain’s Kölsch 

  • Tasting Notes: The smooth honey richness will complement the complex savory notes of garlic and parmesan
  • From: Elmsford, NY
  • Available in a 6-pack of 12oz bottles for $10.99

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