Rauchbier-marinated chicken thighs
We’ve got nothing against wings, but chicken thighs give you more bang (read: meat!) for your buck. The marinade is sweet with a vinegary tartness; rauchbier adds the smoke factor. Get the recipe.
Brown ale beef chile
A bottle of nutty brown ale deepens this beef chili. Bake up a batch of cornbread to serve on the side, or pile some crushed tortilla chips on top. Get the recipe.
Pulled chipotle chicken
Rauchbier is just the thing to pair with smoked jalapeños, aka chipotle peppers. Pile this chicken on crusty rolls, or fold it inside a taco. Get the recipe.
Twisted X's Tex Mex beer chili
No beans about it The only food you need at your Super Bowl party is chili, and the only chili you should make—ever— is Shane Bordeau’s chile-beer chili. Get the recipe.
Stout-braised, shredded beef sliders
Braised all day in stout and seasonings, the beef in these sliders is packed with flavor. With spicy horseradish cream, pickled onions and sharp cheddar, it makes for brilliant sliders. Get the recipe.
Chile con queso with charred chiles
Use one variety or a combination of chili peppers to make this gooey cheese dip that also includes a splash of Mexican-style lager. Get the recipe.
Mini meatballs with bock and mushroom sauce
A dark, rich doppelbock’s molasses notes supercharge the umami power of shiitake mushrooms. Bonus: The meatballs can be cooked ahead and kept in the fridge for up to 3 days. Get the recipe.
Beer and pretzel cupcakes with pretzel crust
Do we really need to sell you on these? Stout plus brown ale plus pretzel plus chocolate ... you do the math. Get the recipe.
Obatzer beer cheese dip
This German beer-cheese spread (pronounced “OH-bots-duh”) is a Bavarian biergarten mainstay, and it deserves a place in your gameday spread, too. Get the recipe.
Vegan stout chili
This stout-infused chili (make it with a spicy, jalapeno-infused stout for extra kick) is so hearty, you might not remember it's vegan. Get the recipe.
Italian hoagie with beer-braised onions and peppers
Beer-braised onions and peppers add another flavor dimension to the classic Italian sub, perfect for feeding a whole crowd. Get the recipe.
Pilsner-battered asparagus frites with aioli
If you're looking for a more interesting snack or side dish than fries, bake up these pilsner-battered spears and serve with tangy aioli dipping sauce. Get the recipe.
Hey, you’re hosting a viewing party for the big game! Your cooler is stocked with beer; you’ve hidden all the kids’ toys in a closet; but do you have a menu planned? When a bag of chips just won’t cut it, these dozen recipes (all made with beer!) come together flawlessly and will get you from kickoff to halftime show to two-minute warning with a full belly.