Beer and barbecue go hand in hand – they are always the perfect pairing for a summertime gathering. But you can do more than just drink your brew because it also works as a fantastic marinade that can give your BBQ a distinct flavor.
Here are five ways you can freshen up your BBQ by mixing a little beer into the recipe.
Magic happens when you take a little teriyaki sauce, add a touch of brown sugar, a little garlic and a pinch of seasoned salt and black powder. Soak everything in a bath of dark beer and the results are a mouthwatering favorite that will have everyone asking for seconds and thirds.
Fireworks fly when you take a whole chicken and marinate it in a mix of kosher salt along with a few teaspoons of chili powder, garlic, black pepper and onion. Toss in a little light beer and the recipe delivers succulent beer can chicken on the grill that falls right off the bone.
If you want to experiment with how to barbecue with beer, this is a recipe you absolutely must try. You’ll need plenty of ingredients, including chili powder, paprika, oregano, bacon and, of course, beer, but the rewards are well worth the effort.
The perfect combination of sweet and salty, this recipe combines salt, lager beer, molasses, cloves, black pepper, sage, and water to create a delicious marinade that transforms the humble pork chop into a mind-blowing meal.
The Oscar Mayer weiner of your childhood will want to forget its first name once you get a taste of this boozy recipe for adults. Simply marinate your favorite chicken, pork or beef sausages in a marinade made from beer, cloves and onions before setting them on the grill and watching as they plump up with flavor.
Lone Star Taps and Caps
Want to learn more about how to barbecue with beer? Stop by Lone Star Taps and Caps and our team will help you find the best beers for cooking and pairing with your favorite BBQ foods. We’ll be happy to sit down and discuss these and other cooking tips with you on your next visit to our locations in Lewisville and Fort Worth, Texas.