What beer is good with Vietnamese food?
Seek out malty lagers like Helles, Viena/Amber lagers, moderately-strong bocks and fruit-forward ales including German weissbier, Belgian witbier and blonds. But if a dish is deep-fried, bring on the tartness.
What drink goes best with pho?
Pho Ga (a.k.a. Chicken Pho) goes really well with a crisp white wine that isn’t too sweet. Try pairing it with a cool glass of Sauvignon Blanc or Chenin Blanc for the perfect pairing. Expect seafood pho to be slightly sweeter. Typically, it’s made with white fish or lobster.
What alcohol goes with Vietnamese food?
When it comes to some good all-round wine options for pairing with Vietnamese food, think of light-bodied wine styles that won’t dominate the rich flavours, but will enhance the citrus and spice with their similar notes. Wines such as Riesling, Grüner Veltliner and Sauvignon Blanc all fit the bill.
What beer goes with stir fry?
Allison, for stir-fry, especially spicy stir-fry like the curry above, we usually recommend beer. We like light Japanese and Thai beers in this case, like Thai Singha lager. It’s rather pale and crisp, and very good with spicy food. Also try the Japanese Sapporo.
What alcohol do you drink with pho?
Along with vodka and a bit of dry sherry for some extra salinity and richness, the house-made pho broth is the backbone of the drink. While labor-intensive, it provides an intense depth of flavor. If you don’t want to take the time to make it, you can set aside a few ladlefuls from your favorite pho joint.
What alcohol is popular in Vietnam?
Rượu Nếp Cẩm (Sticky Rice Wine)
Drinking the hard stuff in Vietnam is for the most part considered a man’s domain. Rice wine, which clocks in at around 29.5% alcohol, is the traditional masculine tipple and drinking it is a social activity (a very social activity).
Why is Heineken so popular in Vietnam?
Vietnam, where Heineken sells Tiger and Larue beer as well as its eponymous brew, is a global hot spot for the industry, due to a youthful population and beer-drinking culture, making it a battleground for global brewers trying to offset mature economies with newer markets.
What do they drink in Vietnam?
Most local people drink watery beer or strong local alcoholic drinks, similar to Mekong whiskey, made from sugar cane or rice. Popular brands of beer include 333, Saigon Export, Saigon Lager, Castel, Huda and Halida. Local brands tend be flat and more watery than the national brands.