Bartender Approved: The 12 Best Beers to Pair With Super Bowl Foods

Sure, when it comes to the Super Bowl, the action on the field is most important. If it wasn’t for the two football teams battling for the Vince Lombardi trophy, there’d really be no reason to have a party. Honestly, what else in February would be worthy of a party filled with chicken wings, pizza, guacamole, chips, and various appetizers? Definitely not Valentine’s Day. In our opinion, it’s not a proper Super Bowl party without the right beer. But, how do you pick from a seemingly endless list of breweries?

Dean Hurst, a mixologist at Berns Steakhouse in Tampa Bay, Florida, has a simple, easy solution. “Pick your local brewery that makes a good, straightforward Pilsner or lager,” he says. “These beers are made to attract a wide swath of beer drinkers and are often pleasurable enough for the non-beer drinker, too.”
If lagers aren’t your jam, there are definitely a lot more options to quench your gridiron thirst.

That’s why we asked some of our favorite bartenders to tell us their go-to beers to pair with Super Bowl foods. We also went one step further and ranked them. Check them all out below.

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