The Best Beer-infused Recipes of 2020.

How many of us think of beer as a versatile ingredient that can be used regularly in cooking our favorite recipes? My guess is not many. Hopefully, this post will change that! Beer is packed with flavor and can add depth and body to a number of traditional dishes. Skip the wine and try these beer-infused dishes instead.

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Beer Battered Tofu Tacos with Chipotle Aioli (Vegan)

Vegans rejoice. This seafood-free California-style fish taco recipe is both filling and delicious. It is sure to satisfy plant-based and meat-eaters alike.

Get the recipe from 40 Aprons.


Chicken, Pear + Goat Cheese Salad with Wheat Beer Vinaigrette

Beer? In salad dressing? Yes! You’ll hardly know it’s there. Reducing the beer is key for a subtle flavor that enhances the other rich flavors of this seasonal salad.

Get the recipe from Once Upon a Cutting Board.


Beer Dip

This dip packs a lot of flavor punch with shredded cheese and ranch dressing as the standout ingredients. It pairs wonderfully with pretzels (see recipe below) or seasonal vegetables. Be prepared, it’s hard to put it down. This dip can be made with any type of beer, even non-alcoholic.

Get the recipe from Taste of Home.


Soft Beer Pretzel Nuggets

Pair these delicious, soft, pretzel bites with Taste of Home’s savory beer dip for an unbeatable combination that will leave everyone satisfied.

Get the recipes from Taste of Home.


Malted Chocolate & Stout Layer Cake

Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, or any occasion that calls for a decadent chocolate cake (all occasions), this malted stout layer cake will wow you with rich flavors. Pair it with an Irish cream frosting and you’ve got a hit.

Get the recipe from Good Food Stories.


Oktober Fest German Cheese Beer Spread

Enjoy this creamy spread with crackers or specialty snack breads. It’s very cheesy but also carries some spicy and mustardy notes that make it a good accompaniment (no surprise) to pretzels.

Get the recipe at Brown Eyed Baker.


Beer Batter Fish and Chips

Try this classic beer-infused dish made with tilapia that’s fried until golden brown and served with homemade chips and tartar sauce.

Get the recipe from The Food Network.


Beer-Braised Bison Tacos

These braised bison tacos will rock your world with caramelized butternut squash, tangy picked onions, and yummy queso fresco. Plus, this savory recipe is simple and easy to make!

Get the recipe from Steele House Kitchen.


Beer and Bacon Chicken with Gravy (Gluten-free, Dairy-free)

It’s hard to believe that this warm and satisfying dish takes just ten minutes to prepare and only a few hours in the slower cooker. Perfect for chilly winter nights. Enjoy!

Get the recipe from Healthful Pursuit.


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