For any grown man, October means one thing. Oktoberfest. And that means beer.
Although originally a German drinking festival, Oktoberfest has long been absorbed into the Filipino psyche by way of parties, concerts, and other events that bring about the spirit of libation and merry-making, during the month of October.
Well, it turns out beer is more than just for happy hour, or a way to liven up a night with your friends. It can also be used in many recipes to bring out the flavor in meat, broths, and even cakes.
Here are some beer-infused recipes that are guaranteed to bring a smile to the face of your man during his special month.
Beer Bread Stuffing
This stuffing doesn’t need to be stuffed in anything other than your mouth. If you’re looking for a delicious, filling, and unique ‘pulutan’ to go with your cold brew, look no further. You’ve found it.
Spicy Beer and Cheddar Soup
This is a “man’s soup”. It has all the important ingredients — beer, bacon, cheese and spice. Best taken warm and with a bottle of beer to follow it up.
Beer Battered Fried Chicken
This is probably the crispiest, juiciest. most mouthwatering chicken you will ever taste. And it has beer.
We hope you enjoy these recipes that use beer as an ingredient. As you can see, beer pairs perfectly with different kinds of food. The complexity of its flavor, as well as its ability to interact with all sorts of produce, breads and desserts, truly makes beer one of man’s greatest inventions.
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