Use this handy glossary to properly match beer with food.
Broad-Style International Lagers
Light and appealing to the masses; goes with any type of food. Examples: Heinekin, Stella Artois, Amstel.
Light and a bit fuller-bodied; goes well with heartier foods such as pizza and burgers. Examples: Brooklyn Lager, Dos Equis, Sam Adams Lager, Bluepoint.
American-Style Pale Ale
Bold, hoppy, bitter, strong, and flavorful; goes best with spicy foods such as chili or hot wings. Examples: Sierra Nevada.
Dark taste, on the burnt side; goes well with oysters, hearty stews or chili. Examples: Guinness.
Thanks to Sam Merritt, Civilization of Beer president, for sharing this helpful information.