Citrus Wheat Beer Baked Chicken Wings
A wheat beer–infused brine and a dry rub featuring baking powder give these oven-baked wings deep flavour and mind-blowing crispiness. Serve with lemon wedges for a nice hit of acidity.
Nachos with Lager, Cheddar & Jack Cheese Sauce
This cheese sauce is souped up with pale lager so it flows easily over layers of crunchy tortilla chips. A nice sprinkle of tasty toppings ensures perfectly loaded, but not overloaded, nachos.
Micheladas (Mexican Spiced Beer & Lime Cocktails)
Treat Dad to a tongue-tingling blend of lager, lime juice, tomato juice, peperoncini brine, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce and Tajín, a seasoning powder made with chili, salt and lime.
This zesty blend of tangy lime and orange juices, crisp Mexican lager and sweet agave syrup is super food-friendly. Whether you like it with or without a salted rim, this beertail is refreshing and so simple to make. Try it with chips and salsa, or grilled meat or seafood tacos.
Pilsner Chimichurri Burgers
Argentinian chimichurri is a must-have with steak, but it makes an outstanding addition to burgers. The herb-packed sauce get a little something special from a glug of crisp, golden pilsner and keeps the patties juicy.
IPA-Marinated Jerk Chicken with Peach Salsa
Store-bought jerk sauce makes it easy to whip up the marinade for this sassy Jamaican-style jerk chicken. Bold India pale ale gives the sauce a boost, and a simple peach salsa adds a touch of sweetness to complement the spice.
Ultimate Beer Lovers’ Pizza
This tasty pie starts with a foolproof homemade pizza dough that’s flavour-boosted with brown ale. Then more of that malty brew goes into the velvety tomato sauce. Top it our way or any way you like.
Crispy Beer-Battered Fish
The keys to the ultra-crispy finish on this fish are ice-cold pilsner and a mix of all-purpose flour and cornstarch. If you don’t have time to whip up our homemade lemon-caper mayo, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice over your fillet is just fine.
Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Smoky Beer Marinade
Take your shrimp for a bath in our smoky lager-based marinade before popping them on the grill. Once they’re done, toss them in tortillas with avocado, slaw and sweet pineapple for an unforgettable summer taco.
Kung Pao Tofu with Lager
Skip your takeout order and treat Dad to this homemade kung pao, made even tastier with a splash of golden lager. Our clever prep trick ensures the tofu comes out crispy, golden and oh so yummy.
Grilled Mexican-Style Street Corn with IPA
Grilled street corn is a must-eat in Mexico. We parboil our ears in water infused with hoppy India pale ale, then lightly char them before drizzling with mayo, cheese and a chili-lime sauce. A final sprinkle of lime juice, cayenne and cilantro gives the cobs a burst of fresh flavour.
Crunchy Snap Pea, Red Cabbage & Pilsner Slaw
Welcome to flavour town! The best part of this pilsner-laced slaw is that it can hang around for a few days in the fridge. (It can be your make-ahead secret weapon for summer potlucks, too.) You don’t have to toss together the crunchy sunflower seed topper, but we highly recommended you do.
Spicy German Lager Mustard Sauce
Like a bit of horseradishy heat? Then this is your go-to summer sauce for burgers, sausages, hot dogs and fries. It’s also amazing over grilled garden vegetables, so stir up a big batch when harvest season rolls around in August.
S’mores & Stout No-Churn Ice Cream
You saved room for dessert, right? Chocolatey stout, toasty marshmallows, crumbly graham crackers and delicate dark chocolate bits make this ice cream outrageously luscious. And you don’t even need to dust off your ice cream maker for it.
Barrel-Aged Ale, Nectarine & Raspberry Cobbler
This is the tastiest way to enjoy a bowlful of in-season nectarines. Barrel-aged Scotch ale brings out the jammy fruit flavour tucked underneath the buttery cornmeal biscuits. Hint: Try saving some leftovers to eat for breakfast with a dollop of yogurt on top.