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One of our favorite cooking ingredients? Beer. Whether it’s a hoppy IPA a light lager or a rich stout, beer can lend delicious depth to all sorts of dishes. You can even make an entire meal out of a mixed six-pack with these recipes.

Appetizers + Snacks

Beer Cheese Fondue The dynamic duo of beer and pretzels.

IPA Watermelon Skewers Bolster your next backyard barbecue with this juicy skewer snack.

Hop-Seasoned Curly Fries What’s better than your typical curly fries? Ones seasoned with hops!

Main Dishes

Beer-Battered Fish Tacos Crisp and crunchy, these fish tacos get an extra flavor boost from beer.

Drunken Crab Dungeness crab soaks up the richness of beer and wine.

Fig Ancho Beer BBQ Sauce A perfect match for any smoked meat.

Porter-Braised Pulled Pork Sandwiches A double dose of beer flavors these melt-in-your-mouth pulled pulled pork sammies.

Maple Stout Baby Back Ribs Beer-spiked bbq sauce lends some finger-licking goodness to these slow-roasted ribs.

Mussels with Sour Beer Sour beer elevates a seafood classic.


Beer Churros with Stout SauceFried bits of sweet, beer-soaked dough are sure to satisfy that sweet tooth.

India Pale Ice Cream Hops and Belgian candi syrup create a distinctive IPA flavor in this sweet treat.

Mud Pie with Beer Ice Cream A boozy mud pie mashup.

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