Ah, pizza and beer. It's one of the classic food and drink combinations, adored by broke college students and culinary mavens alike. But should the flavors stay separate until they hit your mouth? Local Chicago brewers Tom and Athena Seefurth say no, crafting Mamma Mia! Pizza Beer back in 2006, Lately the brew has been generating a lot of buzz -- but is it worth the hype?
And yet, this is a thing. Back in 2006, Tom and Athena Seefurth, of Chicago, had an abundance of fresh tomatoes and garden-grown basil and oregano. For some inconceivable reason, they thought they would use those ingredients to brew beer. And thus, Mamma Mia! Pizza Beer. A beer that tastes like pizza.