Beer for Dinner! 10 Savory Booze-Infused Recipes

By Jeanette Morelan on March 7, 2016

Beer devotees, this one’s for you. Whether you tend towards a heavy, stick-to-your-ribs stout or a light-as-air lager, these hearty brew-centric recipes are sure to become fast favorites.


Crock Pot Beer Chicken

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Beer has long been touted as a must-try for adding tenderness and flavor to your favorite meat dishes.



Honey Beer Bread

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The buttery, wheat-y goodness of this fresh baked bread is made even more marvelous with the addition of your favorite beer.

Gimme Some Oven


Buffalo Chicken Beer Cheese Dip

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It's as if all of your favorite tailgate foods went off and had a party of their own...

The Beeroness


Brie & Cheddar Apple Beer Soup with Cinnamon Pecan Oat Crumble

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Tart apples and sharp cheddar cheese make for a winning combination in this warm and comforting soup.

Half Baked Harvest


Beef Stew with Beer and Paprika

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This rich, hearty stew gleans extra depth and flavor from beer (a stout would really shine in this recipe).

The Pioneer Woman


Beer Can Chicken

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It appears that the urban legends are (sort of) true, after all—roasting a chicken over a beer can creates unbelievably tender and moist chicken.

Jo Cooks


Cheddar, Beer and Mustard Pull-Apart Bread

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The unique combination of cheddar, beer and mustard in this hands-on bread recipe will have you dreaming about baseball season for weeks.

Smitten Kitchen


Maple Bacon Beer Burgers

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Life is short: eat great burgers. This recipe for a beer-infused burger topped with crisp maple bacon more than qualifies.

Iowa Girl Eats


Beer Brats with Caramelized Onions

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Brats simmered in beer, then grilled to perfection. Served with a toasty bun and caramelized onions, this recipe's a guaranteed carnivore crowd pleaser.

Eat Live Run


Guinness Burger with Irish Cheddar and Bacon

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Take your tastebuds across the pond with this Irish-inspired take on the classic cheeseburger.

Garnish with Lemon