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Grilled Pork Porterhouses with Newcastle Brown Ale and Mustard—A New Holiday Classic

Grilled Pork Porterhouses with Newcastle Brown Ale and Mustard—A New Holiday Classic

All photos by Rob Baas. This blog post is brought to you with support from our sponsor, Newcastle Brown Ale, who provided the samples and advertising support. Beer and barbecue. It’s not just for summertime. Thousands of members of this barbecue community routinely shovel a path to their snow-covered grills and smokers. And hoisting a cold one with your gloved hands to your lips is an excellent way to defy winter. The holiday season...

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A Beer Lover’s Sweepstakes

A Beer Lover’s Sweepstakes

When it comes to the perfect beverage for barbecue, it’s tough to beat beer. Jeff Alworth’s new book The Beer Bible is a compendium of all things beer: which beers to try with which foods (including barbecue), how to maximize your enjoyment of prominent flavor profiles, and more. In honor of the book's release, our friends at Boulder Beer Co. (whose Pale Ale is a “Beer to Know” in the book!) are giving away a Beer Lover's Prize Pack and a copy of The Beer Bible to THREE lucky winners!...

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Beer Can Turkey for Thanksgiving

Beer Can Turkey for Thanksgiving

You wouldn’t, would you—not with America’s most revered culinary emblem—Thanksgiving turkey? In this age of culinary iconoclasm, shouldn’t a few classics remain sacred? So don’t let a man with a can even get near a fowl so profoundly American, Benjamin Franklin wanted to make it our national bird. Well, recent times have broadened our definition of icons—and turkey. The latter has been ground into burgers, stuffed into hot dog and sausage...

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7 Great Ways to Barbecue & Grill with Beer

7 Great Ways to Barbecue & Grill with Beer

A barbecue without beer is like, well, a pit without smoke or a grill without fire. And the beer’s not just for drinking – it’s a lifeblood of live-fire cooking. So, pop open a cold one, fire up your grill, and try one of these flame-tested techniques featuring brew. What are the possibilities? Let me count the ways: As a soaking medium for wood chips. Slows the combustion rate of the wood so it smolders and smokes, not burns. Gives you a hint of beer flavor in...

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BOOK TOUR CHRONICLES

BOOK TOUR CHRONICLES - TULSA Oklahoma. Oil country. Route 66. It was a short day in Tulsa, but we sure packed a lot in. No trip to this oil-centric town would be complete without a photo with the Tulsa oil man! It's not every day that you get a craft beer made in your honor. Here I am at the Marshall Brewery with brew master-in-chief Eric Marshall (left). He created a bacon-flavored Steven Raichlen porter. Serve it with...what else? ribs!...

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BEER CAN TURKEY

BEER CAN TURKEY  Raichlen fan Steve Hoch of Wheaton, Illinois, made a beer can turkey for Thanksgiving, and decided to reprise his success for Christmas. (That's his Thanksgiving bird above.) He reports he took advantage of every opportunity to keep the turkey moist. He first brined the bird, then positioned it on a 16-ounce can of beer (drained of half its contents). Steve also poured turkey broth into the drip pan and sprayed the bird with...

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Beer, Brotherhood and Brats

Beer, Brotherhood and Brats It's a triumverate without equal once football season kicks into high gear. We've got you covered in this "Mile Long" brat sandwich, which can be expanded to suit the number and appetite of your buddies. Talk about a killer dish for tailgating! Here's the recipe. You supply the beer and brotherhood. Incidentally, for Steven's best tailgating tips and recipes fit for parking lots, click HERE MILE-LONG BRAT SANDWICH...

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Beer Can Success

One of the best things about my job is hearing from readers and viewers--especially about their barbecue triumphs. So I hope Joerg Grau won't mind if I show off the spectacular beer can chickens he kindly emailed to my attention. Steven, I have been a big fan of yours ever since I bought the original Barbecue Bible some 4 or 5 years ago. I have bought all your other barbecue books and love them all. I have even combined forces with a friend of...

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