Food isn’t always an afterthought at breweries: take, for example, these spots that put almost as much love into their food menus as they do to their tap offerings. Come for the brisket and IPA. Stay for the dan dan noodles and lager.
The name Special/best/premium bitters was traditionally used to market a brewery's best or most special beer to consumers. Today, special/best/premium bitters are easy to drink and easy to make, according to Jamil Zainasheff and John J. Palmer, authors of Brewing Classic Styles, where we grabbed this recipe. Enjoy!