Originally Posted by BigB
I'm going to go against the grain and say that anybody who says that you need a particular beer to go with specific foods is just plain crazy. That is like wine pairing... Just drink what you enjoy.
You can enjoy any good beer/wine with any good food, but when you have something that pairs well, it takes both the food and drink to the next level. I don't have sophisticated tastes and it doesn't happen to me often, but when it does happen, it's definitely memorable.