1. Homepage
  2. »
  3. Recipe Collections
  4. »
  5. Beer Recipes: How to...

Beer Recipes: How to Use Your Favorite Brew

Beer Recipes: How to Use Your Favorite Brew A rack of delicious baby back ribs with barbecue sauce, french fries, coleslaw and beer.

Are you interested in cooking with beer more? Well, you have so many options on what to do! Beer is actually a flavorful and versatile ingredient in any kitchen. Here are some great beer recipes to get you started! 

Cooking with alcohol is always a very flavorful idea for anyone to try. And cooking with beer is one of the more interesting options when it comes to flavor and versatility. That's why we've grouped these beer recipes and made a list (that we have, indeed, checked twice) for your pure enjoyment!

8 beer recipes to try at home

1. Cheddar and beer soup

This Cheddar and beer soup really is for the brave! That is because it is like nothing you've ever tried before. It's strong and interesting flavors come from using Cheddar, bechamel sauce, beer, garlic, and smoked paprika. Not the most usual ingredients for soup, but these ones here are definitely worth a try.

2. Beer shrimp skillet

Pan-cooking shrimp is a simple 15-minute job and you get a juicy and nutritious appetizer. The beer-flavored sauce is the true game-changer in our case. Spike it with ginger and chili and give it a hint of sweet. Use cornstarch instead of flour to get a thicker sauce and don’t forget to use your favorite beer.

3. Carbonade flamande

It’s cold. A filling stew, extra-meaty with beef and bacon, is all you need. Toss some flour into the pan for a thicker sauce and flavor it with beer. Any kind of beer that is, which will influence the overall taste to your liking. Plenty other flavors and tastes are competing in this stew, just so you can pass the winter easier.

4. Beer and spinach mac and cheese

What can you bring new to a classic American dish? Add some bear to it! If you're not sure about this combo, trust us when we say it's totally worth it. You can also add some spinach and lots of different types of cheese. We recommend mozzarella, parmesan, and Cheddar.

5. Beer-battered trout

Here is your necessary protein intake for today, in the form of battered trout. Drop some beer into the batter just to get cheekier, coat the fish with it, and fry. Serve the wonderful result with salad mix, a dip, and lime wedges.

6. Lamb ribs with soy sauce and beer

These lamb ribs are meaty, succulent, and dripping with flavor. And they're also not that hard to make. Marinate the ribs in a thyme, brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic, lime, and beer mixture. Then cook them in some vegetable oil. Serve with a bunch of nutritious leafy greens and a spicy dip!

7. Beer-braised pork roll

Roasting pork meat in dark beer makes it incredibly flavorful! The meat gets a crunchy caramel-like brown crust on the outside and a juicy and consistency on the inside. But the beauty of this pork roll lays in its stuffing - black olives and fresh herbs, like rosemary and oregano, enhance the meat with incredible flavors.

8. Dark beer roasted chicken legs

These dark beer roasted chicken legs really were the talk of the day on last night's gathering. But what made them so good? We bet it would be the following 2 things. They were cooked in rich dark beer, which made them deliciously tender, and they were coated with lots of flavorful spices which made them finger-licking good!

I’m a pop culture nerd who thinks too much about fried bacon, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and life, the Universe and everything. I love food and sometimes you can see that on my hips, but I don't care that much about that.
What I do care more about is trying to eat healthier, even though I admit that I like to indulge in my food fantasies. I’m addicted to puns, so forgive me for that when you read my articles. I now know too much about nutrition to be fun to hang out with. So long and thanks for all the fish-based omega-3 fatty acids.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *