Porter Curry Beef Stew

Cooler weather has arrived with the progression of autumn. Time for stews and comfort food. I was wanting something spicy and rich. The solution is a beef stew with Plum Street Porter from Bozeman Brewing, coconut milk, and heaps of spices to warm the belly. The bonus, it is a one-pot meal saving on the dishwashing. Porter Curry…

Wedge Breaker Spicy Beef Taco with Hatch Chile Beer Cheese Sauce

The Wedge Breaker is bold and fearless, and this spicy beef taco is a tailgate favorite. This taco is not an artisan or authentic taco, but it is a delicious and easy. When you have 1 hour before kick-off and you need something to accompany that beer, the Wedge Breaker is here for you. Wedge…

Beef Tenderloin Lollipops

Bite-sized beef cubes are easy to pop in your mouth as you mingle at parties. The salty blue cheese adds an unforgettable taste. Beef Tenderloin Lollipops Ingredients 1 lbs. beef tenderloin, cubed 3 TBSP red wine 2 TBSP olive oil ½ tsp hot chili powder ½ tsp tarragon ½ tsp oregano ¼ tsp salt ¼…

Tacos de Lengua (Tongue Tacos) with Stout Adobo

Before you say “gross” and shrink away all squeamish, beef tongue when treated right is some of the best meat that you will ever place in your mouth. A quick stout adobo sauce makes these tacos even better and spicier. Browning is key The meat is exceptionally tender and flavored with a bit of pan…

Shabu-Shabu with Otter Water Ale broth

“Swish, swish” in English, or “Shabu shabu” in Japanese. Either way, it is essentially a Japanese version of fondue that uses boiling broth in lieu of oil to cook thinly sliced meat (beef tenderloin from Meyer’s Cattle in this recipe). The broth is made with beef broth and the Otter Water Summer Pale Ale from…

Stout Flat Iron Steak Pinwheels

Stout Flat Iron Steak Pinwheels featuring the Oatmeal Stout from English brewers Samuel Smith Old Brewery. Soft, rich beef steak with smoked provolone and salami…add the roasted garlic…and you had me at hello.

Moroccan Beer Beef Soup

This take on a classic Moroccan beef soup is guaranteed to cure any loved one with the sniffles and fever. Featuring a pilsner bite and a tone of turmeric, this soup is hearty and aromatic. The lingering aromas of spices will fill your kitchen. I used the Broken Top Pilsner from the Lolo Peak Brewing Company because it is lower IBU and possesses a nice malt backbone.

Porter Burger

Labor Day weekend, the last grilling weekend of the summer. Let’s create a super Porter burger in the Big Green Egg topped with the Porter Sauce.

Porter Beef Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Meat on a stick, a universal snack food, and the Indonesian satay very well may be the king of skewered food. Satay is a skewered piece of spiced beef that should be dipped into a peanut sauce. In true AleMeals fashion we marinaded the sirloin with porter before grilling on the Big Green Egg.

Drunken Kalbi (Korean Barbecued Beef Short Ribs)

Ribs. I love ribs, but I am sick to death of great meat soaked in some sugar sauce out of the bottle. I needed a change of pace. The solution? A craft beer version of Korean BBQ ribs or Kalbi. I used the Broken Top Pilsner from the Lolo Peak Brewing Company and my own Hereford steer shot ribs in this AleMeal.

Stuffed Pale Ale Huckleberry Burger

Huckleberry! that magical fruit only available in the wild. You actually to leave the house to find, pick, and eat them. The idea for a stuffed pale ale huckleberry burger came from pemmican.

Smoked Gargoyles

The Stone Brewing gargoyle on a bomber bottle of Smoked Porter was staring at me from the cooler. It whispered, “Make something smoky, spicy, and delicious with me.” I heeded that advice, and whipped up an extreme take on the Armadillo egg, a meat coated jalapeño popper. My version would include the smoked porter, plenty of spices, and a bacon-wrap.