Category Archives: Food & Beer

Irish 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!

Beer 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. :)

Beer ice cream

I suppose it was inevitable at some point, but people are making ice cream out of beer. The Heritage Belgian beer cafe in The Rocks has "a trio of fruit beer sorbets" made from apple, cherry and peach beers. Made by an outside supplier, they are more like gelato in texture. Part-owner and chef Olivier Massart says the sorbets previously were made on the premises using equal parts of fruit beer, fruit pulp and sugar … Continue reading →

This year’s Valentine’s

Happy Valentine’s Day! Not surprisingly, I’ve been getting a lot of hits for searches for "valentines ideas" coming to my post last year for Valentine’s Day. (It’s #10 on Google for that search.) I just re-read that post, it’s pretty good, so check it out if you want to make a beery V-day. Some other beer-related pointers for today: Lew Bryson has an article about women and beer and Valentine’s Day. A World of Beer … Continue reading →

Beer cheeses

The Pacific Northwest Cheese Project blog has a mouth-watering post on several regional beer cheeses: Rogue Creamery Soba Cheddar (made with Rogue Ales‘ Morimoto Soba Ale) and Windsong Farm’s Hefeweizen Cheddar and Double Trouble IPA Cheddar (made with beer from The Great Bear Brewing Company). I’m going to have to keep my eye out for beer cheeses now, these definitely sound good to me. Barring that, I’ll have to think about doing some cheese tastings … Continue reading →