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8 Lucky New Year's Day Pairings (

…Pigs are eaten throughout Europe as a food that symbolizes progress since the animal rarely moves backwards. Pork as a meat with rich fat content, which some believe symbolizes wealth and prosperity.

Whether it’s chops or bacon, pork works well with sweet sauces and glazes, so the sweetness of a brown ale is a good match. On the other hand, many pork dishes, like smoked pulled pork, have bold flavors, so the brown ale’s malty, full body is a good, hearty choice…

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