Mulled Guinness

Yep, you read that right.  What started as a joke last weekend while I was on a lovely, wintery pub crawl quickly grew into an idea.  Warm alcohol is such a staple of this season, and feels so wonderfully comforting.  Mulled wine reigned supreme for many years, and mulled cider has made great gains in…

Guinness Infused Burgers with Black Cherry Sauce

Beef and stout ale are perfect partners, their beautiful friendship having been explored before, back in the early days of the blog.  The smoky, charred, rich flavour of the stout gives the meat a really hearty body.  It’s no wonder the two so frequently find each other in the comfort food of a winter stew. …

Beef and Guinness Stew

Introduction With St. Patrick’s day just around the corner I thought what better than some beautifully boozy Beef and Guinness Stew?  Well…technically any Stout Ale will work.  This is perhaps one of the easiest, most satisfying meals you can make and SO adaptable. I do mine in the slow cooker for ultimate convenience.  Do up to step…

Brie and Beer Soup

Introduction Yes, you read that correctly – these two independently wonderful things have finally been wed.  The creaminess of the cheese and meaty punch of the beer work so fantastically together, although it IS very rich so not one for huge portions.  I got the idea for this after seeing some recipes for Beer and…