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Lemon Blueberry Sour Ale Crumb Cake Recipe

A blueberry sour ale adds some summertime excitement to this yummy crumb cake.

Barbecued Carrots with Dilled Yogurt Recipe

An American pale ale works well as the beer for cooking, both to help offset the sweetness of the carrots and reinforce the bitterness of the char once it comes off the grill.

Coconut Porter Curry Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

A coconut porter is the perfect culinary inspiration for this bright, light, and flavorful dish.

Quick Pickled Shrimp Recipe

For the shrimp’s poaching liquid, I used a Belgian tripel. I like the powerful flavor that carries through into the poached shrimp, and it works well with the pickling spices.

Peach & Burrata Salad with Peach IPA Gastrique Recipe

A peach IPA is the perfect culinary inspiration for this bright, light, and flavorful salad.

French Toast Turkey Sandwich Recipe

For this recipe, Christopher Cina prefers to use something with a little sweetness to it, such as a winter warmer or an oatmeal stout—the use of the Gruyère helps make this a sandwich that stands up to a full-bodied beer.

Honey Citrus Ginger Saison Salmon Filets Recipe

Saison + lemon + orange + ginger add up to a pop of summertime excitement for salmon filets.

Flat Iron Steak with Beer Hollandaise and Heirloom Tomato-Quinoa Salad Recipe

Here’s a great summer meal to grill and enjoy in the backyard.

Apricot Ale Scallops with Chopped Marcona Almonds Recipe

An apricot or peach fruit beer is the perfect culinary inspiration for these bright, light, and flavorful scallops.

Porter Caramel Samoa-Style Bars Recipe

These bars are the grown-up version of the Samoa Girl Scout cookie, with chocolate drizzled over the porter caramel, toasted coconut, and a bed of sweet, buttery shortbread.