Food & BeerThe Session #30: Beer Desserts

It’s the first Friday of the month, and that means it’s time for The Session for beer bloggers across the web! The Session is a group blogging project that any blogger (whether or not they regularly write about beer) can participate in: each month a different “host” is selected and … Continue reading

Food & BeerThe Session #30 announced

The announcement for next month’s Session (#30!) is up over at Beer 47: Beer Desserts. Beer may not be a common ingredient in desserts but when it is used properly, the results can be very delicious. A couple of desserts that I’ve tried making in the past have been beer … Continue reading

EventsChocolate Beer Pairing Dinner: Deschutes Brewery

Last night my wife and I attended Deschutes Brewery‘s Chocolate Beer Pairing Dinner, a five-course chocolate-themed event that paired excellent food with some of the Brewery’s latest chocolate-inspired beers. As I’d mentioned previously, I got an invite to attend on the house, and fortunately we were able to make it. … Continue reading

EventsDeschutes Chocolate Beer Pairing Dinner

This Saturday, May 31st, Deschutes Brewery is hosting a Chocolate Beer Pairing Dinner. It starts at 6pm and costs $65 per person (all inclusive). MENU: Passed appetizer – Cocoa and Ancho Dusted Scallops on a Plantain Chip Paired with St Abe Belgian Artisanal Ale Plated Appetizer – Duck Enchilada with … Continue reading

Food & BeerThe Session #8: Beer and Food

This month’s Session is brought to us by Captain Hops: Beer and Food. I am looking for posts about pairing beer with food or using beer as an ingredient in food. I hope to see recipes, pictures, tasting notes, stories, menus, reviews or anything else that fits the bill of … Continue reading

Food & BeerPress Release: Flying Dog Brewery Launches Beer Dinner Website

This looks pretty interesting, actually. I’ll dig around the site when I have some time and comment on it in more detail. With the increasing popularity of food and beer pairings, Flying Dog Brewery’s new resource website provides the latest information and ideas on the emerging craft beer trend. BeerDinners.com … Continue reading

Food & BeerBeer cupcakes

Here’s a recipe for beer cupcakes made using Guinness Stout and topped with cream cheese glaze. Yeah, I’m pretty sure I’m going to have to make these. Previously: Irish stout cake, Beer ice cream, Beer cheesecake!

Food & BeerMatching beer with fine food

Here’s an article on MSNBC highlighting the growing movement of pairing beer with fine foods, bringing more culinary respect to beer, a là wine. Part of the way to win over wine lovers is by showcasing just how well beer can pair with food. [Jim] Koch [founder and brewer of … Continue reading

Food & BeerIrish stout cake

This must be "beer dessert" week or something. Slashfood has a post about Irish stout cake with whiskey-sour icing. I’ve really got nothing to add except… yum. Previously: Beer ice cream, Beer cheesecake!

Food & BeerBeer cheesecake!

Just when you thought the beer ice cream was sounding too good to be true, Slashfood points us to a cheesecake recipe that is made not only with Bailey’s Irish Cream, but Murphy’s Irish Stout. I’m simply speechless. 🙂