Our Favorite Beer To Pair With Fried Seafood At Murphy’s

Here at Murphy’s, we pride ourselves on our fresh and delicious seafood, especially our savory fried seafood. We love fried seafood, and the only thing that makes it taste even better is enjoying it with a refreshing drink. Today, we’re discussing some of our favorite kinds of beers and wines to pair with fried seafood. 

Lager

Enjoying your fried seafood with a crisp lager will make your eating experience even better. Lagers are delicious with fried food because of their smooth, mellow taste. This classic drink will prepare your taste buds for some of our delicious baskets, such as fried oysters, clam strips, and scallops. 

We need something that offers bold carbonation, a malty body, and a touch of spicy hops that perfectly complement our fried specialties. If you’re looking for a fried seafood experience like no other, grab yourself a lager and get to work eating some top-notch fried seafood. 

Sparkling Wine 

If you’re looking for something especially crisp and fruity to pair with your fried seafood, we recommend having some sparkling wine. This fizzy and delicious classic will go down smoothly with any number of fried seafood specialties. We especially recommend that you try sparkling wine with our fried fresh catch. Our fresh catch ranges from day-to-day, but we guarantee that you’ll enjoy this delectably fresh meal with your refreshing sparkling wine. 

Not sure what brand of sparkling wine to try? We recommend you have Maschio Prosecco from Italy. This crisp, delicious brut will send your tastebuds straight to Italy, but don’t forget to bring fresh fried seafood with you! 

Stout

If you’re in the mood for something darker and more robust, try your fried seafood with a delicious stout beer. The stout’s strong, hoppy taste pairs fabulously with our fried calamari basket. This flavorful and full-bodied delight also gives hints of cream and sweetness, creating a delicious contrast of sweet and savory when paired with fresh fried seafood. 

If you’re looking for a truly special stout, we recommend a perfectly poured draft of Guinness. If you’re ready to enjoy fried seafood even more than you did before, look no further than this top-notch beer. 

Chardonnay

Our next selection is another delicious wine. The Chardonnay is a dry, full-bodied wine that makes fried seafood taste divine. Its hints of citrus pairs well with our delicious fried haddock basket. This tasty combination will make your taste buds fall in love with fried seafood all over again. 

We recommend trying the Grayson Cellars Chardonnay from California. The Grayson Cellar Chardonnay is exceptionally bright and crisp, which makes it a great eating wine. It also contains hints of pineapple and apricot, so if you’re a fruit lover, this drink will exceptionally compliment your fried seafood dish. 

Pilsner 

Last on our list is the pilsner. A good quality pilsner will go great with your fried seafood because of its malty sweetness. We recommend having a delicious pilsner with our fresh fried shrimp basket. Pilsner’s mild spiciness makes our fried shrimp even more savory and scrumptious. 

If you’re looking for a top-quality pilsner, try the Krombacher Pilsner. This German premium beer features delicious German hops that make it crisp, flavorful, and perfect for eating with fried food. 

Come Find Your Favorite Seafood Pairing at Murphy’s 

Not sure which combination to try? Come on down to Murphy’s and experiment with different fried seafood and drink pairings. We offer top-quality seafood in a relaxed atmosphere, and we have comfortable outdoor seating that features beautiful views of the water. When you’re ready for delicious fried seafood and refreshing drinks, order here or call 703-548-1717. We look forward to serving you!

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Champagne Brunch: 10am-3pm.

Monday: 
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Tuesday: 
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Wednesday:
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Thursday: 
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Friday: 
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Saturday: 
Breakfast 9am-Noon
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