RECIPES: Frozen Chocolate Cheesecake & Stout Pops, Chocolate Stout Float & The History Of Stout

Here are two fun, warm-day dessert recipes for the beer crowd, using stout. The history of stout is below, but let’s hop right to the recipes. Any stout pairs deliciously with anything chocolate. And chocolate stout (photo #1) pairs even better. RECIPE #1: FROZEN CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE STOUT POPS We are the Will Rogers of cheesecake:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Beer Crust Pizza

You can make the pizza in any shape you like. [1] Oblong, flatbread-style from King Arthur Flour. [2] A traditional round pizza with Greek salad toppings, from Cooking Classy.   Make Dad a pizza with beer or hard cider. It’s subtle flavor, and a fun idea. The type and quality of beer you use is…
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PRODUCTS: 5 Beverage Favorites

1. ANGRY ORCHARD: ORCHARD’S EDGE KNOTTY PEAR Hard apple cider is hot, but what about perry? Pears are also turned into hard cider, called perry in the U.K.; but perry is not as well known in the U.S. American cider makers tend to label their perries as pear cider. And there are far fewer of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Irish Lamb Stew For St. Patrick’s Day

[1] Irish lamb stew, made with pearled barley. [2] A pint of Guinness, once the world’s top-selling beer†. [3] Arthur Guinness founded the brewery in 1759. It’s the world’s oldest continuing brewery (all photos courtesy Guinness).   If you like lamb, there’s no better excuse to make lamb stew than St. Patrick’s Day. Lamb shoulder,…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Irish Nachos Recipe

[1] “Irish Nachos” for St. Pat’s. Find more recipees from the Idaho Potatoes. [2] and [3] Got beer? Serve the nachos with some Irish brew.   You won’t want to wait until St. Pat’s to enjoy this scrumptious snack. Serve it with your favorite beer; or in the spirit of the holiday, these Irish beers.…
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