From left to right (quoted from their menu, with a couple of corrective grammatical points added by me):
1. Hefeweizen: Unfiltered beer with smooth wheat flavor and a light, crisp bite. | Burger: Beef mini, brie, organic mixed greens, julienned basil, tomato, apricot sauce.
2. Brown ale: A well-balanced brown ale with roasted malt notes and a nice hop flavor. It pairs nicely with the bold flavors of the mini-burger. | Burger: Beef mini, thinly shaved celery, bleu cheese, fried onion strings, buffalo wing sauce.
3. Pear cider: Tangy aroma with a distince pear taste and lively mouth feel. | Beef mini, herb goat cheese, raosted apple, prosciutto, balsamic reduction.
4. IPA: This India Pale ale has a medium malt character with a crisp hop flavor. It counterbalances the spicy flavors of this mini-burger. | Beef mini, lettuce blend, roasted corn and black bean salsa, Jalapeno Jack cheese, freid jalapenos, chipotle aioli.
I liked the last pairing the least, IPA having too much of a bite for my taste. The very different sliders were examples of choices to make for regular-sized burgers at future visits, and the pairings were quite thoughtful. Four diminutive glasses and mini-burgers doesn't look too filling, but add an order of 1/2-french 1/2-sweet-potato fries and it's more than enough.
Have you been to your local Counter lately? Try it out on a Tuesday!