Recipes For Cooking With Beer

Summer’s last hurrah is here, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with your favorite beer. If you feel a little more ambitious this holiday weekend, try working a lager or ale into your cooking agenda, too. You can even make an entire meal out of a mixed six-pack with these recipes.

Appetizers + Sides

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!


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 Sauce 
Fried 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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