Category Archives: Cooking With Beer

Besides being the perfect ice-cold accompaniment to game-day snacks and happy hour munchies, beer can also give your food an “oooh-what-is-that?” boost of flavor.

Jubelale Tipsy Turkey

Jubelale Tipsy Turkey

INGREDIENTS Beer Brine 1/2 gallon water 2 cup salt, kosher 1/2 cup sugar, light brown to dark brown 1/2 cup honey, star thistle or orange blossom 2 teaspoon cloves 2 bunch thyme, fresh 1 bunch sage, fresh 8 bay leaves, preferably fresh 4 cinnamon sticks 3 yellow onion, peeled and chopped 3 celery stalks, sliced…read more »

Ranger IPA and Basil Mashed Potatoes

Ranger IPA and Basil Mashed Potatoes

New Belgium Brewing’s Ranger IPA lends a light citrus flavor to these mashed potatoes while the basil adds nice color and aroma. These make the perfect side dish to accompany your Thanksgiving dinner. INGREDIENTS 4 lbs Yukon Gold potatoes, roughly peeled and sliced 1/4” 3 Tbsp salt 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 Tbsp butter 3/4…read more »

Bacon Beer Cheese Stuffing

Bacon Beer Cheese Stuffing

INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp. butter, cut into 1/2″ pieces, plus more for baking dish 8 slices bacon 1 large onion, finely chopped 4 celery stalks, finely chopped Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. Sierra Nevada Celebration IPA 10 c. cubed French bread, dried overnight 1 c. shredded sharp white cheddar, divided 1 tbsp. fresh thyme leaves 2 c. low-sodium chicken broth1 tsp.  Worcestershire…read more »

Rouge Pumpkin Patch Spice Ale Cake

Rouge Pumpkin Patch Spice Ale Cake

Ingredients Cake 1-3/4 plus 1/8 cups all purpose flour sifted 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/8 tsp salt 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice Pinch finely ground black pepper 3 TB coconut oil , not melted 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup organic sugar 1/4 cup maple syrup preferably Grade A Dark…read more »

Atomic Pumpkin Beer Pretzels with Savory Pumpkin Cheese Dip

Atomic Pumpkin Beer Pretzels with Savory Pumpkin Cheese Dip

INGREDIENTS FOR THE PRETZEL DOUGH ½ cup warm water (heated to between 105 and 110°F.) 2 ¼ teaspoons active dry yeast (1packet) 1 ½ teaspoons brown sugar 1 cup Voodoo Ranger Atomic Pumpkin Beer 1 ½ teaspoons sea salt 2 tablespoons butter, melted + extra for brushing 4 cups unbleached, all purpose flour + extra…read more »

Sam Adams Jack-O Double Pumpkin Beer Bread

Sam Adams Jack-O Double Pumpkin Beer Bread

Ingredient 1 ¾ cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 cup white sugar ⅓ cup canola oil 2 large eggs 1 egg white ⅓ cup Sam Adams Jack-O Pumpkin Ale ½ (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree ¼ cup…read more »

Angry Orchard Apple Fritters with Vanilla Maple Glaze

Angry Orchard Apple Fritters with Vanilla Maple Glaze

INGREDIENTS   For the Fritters: 1 ¼ cups flour 1 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 large Fuji or Honey Crisp apple peeled, cored and diced 2 large eggs room temperature 3 tablespoon olive oil ¼ cup  Angry Orchard…read more »

Beer Pretzel Dogs

Beer Pretzel Dogs

Ingredients 1 bottle of room temperature Summit Extra Pale Ale Beer 1 tablespoon white sugar 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast 4 ½ cups bread flour ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted 1 large egg yolk 1 tablespoon water 10 cups water ⅔ cup baking soda ¼ cup kosher salt, divided –…read more »

Twisted Tea Mustard Brats

Twisted Tea Mustard Brats

INGREDIENTS 12 fl. oz. Twisted Tea Original 1/4 cup of Whole Grain Mustard 2 teaspoons of Garlic Powder 4 Bratwurst   DIRECTIONS Pour Twisted Tea into a saucepan on the edge of the grill. Whisk in mustard and garlic powder. Place bratwursts in broth and bring to a simmer; cook until heated through.read more »

Lagunitas Fried Cheese Curds

Lagunitas Fried Cheese Curds

INGREDIENTS 2 quarts cooking oil for frying 1 to 2 lbs of fresh cheese curds, you will have leftover batter if you use 1 lb and just enough for 2 lbs 1 egg, beaten 3/4 cup flour + more to toss cheese curds prior to dipping them in the batter 1 tsp baking soda 1…read more »