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.

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 »

1919 Root Beer Float Ice Pops

1919 Root Beer Float Ice Pops

Ingredients 2 cups 1919 Root Beer 2/3 cup whole milk 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk (from 1 [14-oz.] can) 3 tablespoons evaporated milk (from 1 [5-oz.] can) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract   Directions Pour 1919 Root Beer into a large glass measuring cup, and let stand, uncovered, in refrigerator 8 hours or up to overnight.…read more »

Refrigerator Spicy Beer Pickles

Refrigerator Spicy Beer Pickles

Ingredients   Pickling Spice 1 tablespoon whole peppercorns 1/4 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon brown mustard seeds 2 teaspoons minced garlic (fresh or dried) 1 teaspoon dill seed 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon dill Pickling Liquid 12 ounces Miller Light 1/4 cup water 2 cups red wine vinegar 1 cup sugar…read more »

Chocolate Stout S’Mores Bars

Chocolate Stout S’Mores Bars

Ingredients 10 graham crackers 3 tbs butter, melted 2 tbs brown sugar 3 eggs 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 1 stick butter 1 cup cocoa powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup flour 2/3 cup Deschutes Obsidian Stout 3 cups standard size marshmallows     Directions Preheat oven…read more »

Vanilla Beer Cake Bites with Blueberry Filling

Vanilla Beer Cake Bites with Blueberry Filling

  Yield: 12-18 Ingredients Cake ½ cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cups white sugar ¼ cup brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tbs canola oil ¼ cup heavy cream ½ cup Grain Belt 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt Filling: 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)…read more »