Category Archives: Food & Beer

Beer 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!

Matching 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 the Boston Beer Company/Sam Adams] worked with Jason Miller, executive chef of David Burke’s Primehouse in downtown Chicago, to create a special menu for BusinessWeek … Continue reading →

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 →