Spicy Coffee Porter Mop

Recipe by Carolyn Malcoun

Serves: makes about 1 2/3 cup


  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 canned chipotle chile pepper in adobo sauce
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 12-ounce bottle coffee porter


Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in the garlic and cook 15 seconds. Add the vinegar, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, chipotle and salt. Cook until thickened, about 3 minutes. Add the beer, bring to a boil and cook 5 minutes. Let cool.