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Surf and Turf of Escolar and Kobe Beef

Sohm's Pairing: Aged rum

Pairing Lesson: Very rich savory dishes can work well with a sweet wine or spirit. For example, a well-aged rum has caramelly notes that are delicious with Ripert's extravagant take on surf and turf. Plus, all the alcohol in the rum cuts through the unctuousness of the dish.

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