Cooking with Beer Recipes

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Tag: lemon


Summer Shandy with Lemon, Thyme, and Belgian White Ale

Lemonade and beer! Oh yes.. The month prior to moving from San Diego to Brooklyn was a bit of a whirlwind. One of the highlights: the Food Network took over my house and yard for a few days to film a commercial featuring Sunny Anderson. While I generally stayed away from the house during production, […]

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Blueberry Ricotta Poundcake & a weekend in SLO

The Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival was a couple of weekends ago. Without question, this is one of the best beer festivals I’ve been to in California. Brewers pour, amazing beers flow, and food abounds. Dark Lord, Eclipse, and Black Tuesday.. don’t mind if I do. The best beer of the day? That’s a tough […]

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Kriek and Thyme Whiskey Sour

Classic cocktails, properly made, are a thing of beauty. I remember the first time I tried a proper whiskey sour – I was living in San Francisco and drinking at a bar in North Beach. What a revelation! And so I ordered another. And another. And, well, I couldn’t stop. Eventually the night ended clear […]

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Handyman Collins

If ever there were an appropriate post-yardwork cocktail, this would be it.¬†Four ingredients make up a simple and refreshing drink that’s still strong enough to make any day better. The original cocktail is the genius creation of Adam Bryan, a mixologist in the ATX whom I used to bug whenever I had a hankering for […]

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