An Autumn Recipe
Oktoberfest. Two trips to Munich, Germany, home of the Bavarian festival, converted me a beer drinker, thought I still prefer wine. I've found I like the taste of Sam Adams.
According to the advertisement, the Boston brewed beer " has a rich, deep reddish amber hue which itself is reflective of the season. Samuel Adams Octoberfest masterfully blends together five roasts of malt to create a delicious harmony of sweet flavors including caramel and toffee. The malt is complimented by the elegant bitterness imparted by the Bavarian Noble hops."
Sounds good to me. They suggest pairing the drink with Pumpkin Ravoili for an autumn meal. Here's their very simple recipe, which I haven't tried, but how could you go wrong with pasta, butter and cheese?
Sam Adams Pumpkin Ravioli
• 24 store bought pumpkin ravioli
• 2 shallots
• 6 T butter
• 2 T sage, chopped
• 6 oz Samuel Adams Octoberfest beer
• ¼ cup Parmesan cheese