Beef and Guinness Pie

Serves 8-10
INGREDIENTS
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon black pepper
1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
2 tablespoons all purpose flour
2 pounds beef chuck, cubed into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons canola oil
3 cloves garlic, chopped fine
1 medium yellow onion, chopped medium
3 carrots, peeled and chopped fine
¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
1 medium tomato, chopped
1 cup brown mushrooms, sliced
2 cups beef stock
1 cup Guinness
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Beer Battered Lavender Belgium White Ale Fish & chips

Beer is such an enjoyable drink in the summer time that it’s easy to forget it’s potential for being a wonderful seasoning and flavor agent, changing ordinary into extraordinary food.

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Beer Braised Onions and Elk Shanks

Serves 6
Ingredients
½ cup flour
1 tablespoon cracked black pepper
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon cayenne
6 pounds elk shank cut into 2-3 inch long pieces
5 tablespoon canola oil or grape seed oil
3 tablespoons butter
3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 medium yellow onion, sliced in half and sliced
3 celery stalks, chopped small
3 medium carrots, chopped small
3 medium gold beets, peeled and chopped
1 [...]

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Beer Mint Battered Snap Peas with Mint Wasabi Aioli

Beer is such an enjoyable drink in the summer time that it’s easy to forget it’s potential for being a wonderful seasoning and flavor agent, changing ordinary into extraordinary food.

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Beer Roasted Lime and Cilantro Chicken

As the weather starts to cool and the wind begins to gust, we shut the windows and sweaters come out of hibernation.  Leave your diet behind, because fall is right around the corner, which means slightly richer, more decadent cooking awaiting our palettes…

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Chocolate Guinness Cake with Irish Cream Frosting

Serves 12
INGREDIENTS
For the cake
2 cups Guinness
2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter
1½ cups unsweetened cocoa powder
4 cups all purpose flour
4 cups sugar
1 tablespoon baking soda
1½ teaspoon salt
4 large eggs
11⁄3 cups sour cream
For the icing
2 cups cream cheese, softened
½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened
¼ cup Irish Cream liqueur
4 cups powdered sugar
DIRECTIONS
For the cake
Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter [...]

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Garden Baked Beans

Serves 12
Ingredients
2 pounds dry beans or 3 pounds fresh (cranberry, navy, yellow, eye, heirlooms in general are best)
2 sprigs fresh thyme
Olive oil
3 cloves fresh garlic
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 red onion, chopped
1 green onion, chopped
2 teaspoons salt
½ cup molasses
1 cup dark amber beer
¼ cup maple syrup
½ cup spicy yellow mustard
1 cup fresh tomatoes, chopped
½ cup [...]

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Herbal Beer Can Chicken

Beer is such an enjoyable drink in the summer time that it’s easy to forget it’s potential for being a wonderful seasoning and flavor agent, changing ordinary into extraordinary food.

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Herbed Hefeweizen Mussels

Beer is such an enjoyable drink in the summer time that it’s easy to forget it’s potential for being a wonderful seasoning and flavor agent, changing ordinary into extraordinary food.

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Horseradish Herb BBQ Beer Brats

Beer is such an enjoyable drink in the summer time that it’s easy to forget it’s potential for being a wonderful seasoning and flavor agent, changing ordinary into extraordinary food.

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Spicy Mint Blackberry Wheat BBQ Chicken

Beer is such an enjoyable drink in the summer time that it’s easy to forget it’s potential for being a wonderful seasoning and flavor agent, changing ordinary into extraordinary food.

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Sweet Maple Mustard

Makes 2 cups mustard
INGREDIENTS
1 cup Smutty Nose Baltic Porter (New Hampshire) or any rich porter beer
1 cup malt vinegar
¾ cup brown mustard seeds
3 tablespoons dry mustard
¼ cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped fine
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
DIRECTIONS
In a medium bowl whisk together beer, vinegar, and mustard [...]

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Tecate Cilantro Ceviche

Beer is such an enjoyable drink in the summer time that it’s easy to forget it’s potential for being a wonderful seasoning and flavor agent, changing ordinary into extraordinary food.

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The Pumpkin In the Rye

Makes a few drinks
This sweet and spicy cocktail is not for the meak and meager, bold flavors with a hint of sweetness showcases the hip comeback of ryes.  Unlike bourbon sweet disposition and scotch’s smoky temperament, rye is all about being bold and spicy, this drink is perfect for a crisp fall evening amongst friends, [...]

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