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buenos dias

Seared Albacore Tuna with Salsa Verde

July 19 • Albacore Tuna is the only tuna that is considered sustainable and since you can get small loins, it’s perfect for a crowd. The salsa verde is a lovely bright, herby acidic salsa that will pair beautifully with the citrus notes in Buenos Dias. The oiliness of the tuna will be balanced with the by the hoppiness & slight salt character...

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two tonnes of fun

Two Tonnes of Fun Rack of Ontario Lamb

July 12 • Two Tonnes of Fun is a glorious bottle of beer. With it’s deep, rich flavours it is an equal match to the marbling & gamy flavours of the lamb. I love technical cooking terms and one of my favourites is the Maillard reaction. Basically it means that well browned food tastes good. With the long boil of the beer bringing...

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Coconut Cream Tarts

July 11 • Pairing beer with dessert is one of my favourite pastimes. It’s an interesting adventure in matching assertiveness and perceived sweetness from the beer with the same qualities in the dish. In this case the tropical fruit notes and slightly tannic notes will be balanced by the richness of the coconut milk and the spice notes will be matched with the...

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tzatziki and lemon

Buenas Noches Brined Chicken with Feta Tzatziki

July 11 • When you brine the chicken with the beer & lemon it highlights and compliments the citrus notes in the beer. The citrus notes in Buenas Noches a pairs beautifully with the tzatziki.  Try this chicken cold served on a salad. Brining Time: 12 hours Prep time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients: 6 boneless, skin on chicken breasts For the...

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juniper and mustard

Old Skål Flank steak with Belgian Carbonnade sauce

July 6 • This dish is one of the glories of the Belgian kitchen, a rich stew redolent of mustard, dark beer and good stock. I always like to add prunes for depth of flavour & texture. The tannic & winey notes in the beer will provide balance for the richness of the sauce and the charred beef. Prep time: 45 minutes plus...

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Pouding Two Tonnes

Pouding Chômeur with Dried Cranberries and Dates

July 4 • This is a lovely recipe from Quebec that has now become a very popular dessert everywhere. I’ve added dates and dried cranberries to the “sauce”. It is a rich and unctuous dessert and will match beautifully with the treacle and caramel flavours in the beer. Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 500 ml maple...

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B5000 (8)

Batch 5000 Chicken with Peach Salsa

July 2 • This a warmly, spiced dish with the flavours of the chicken and Moroccan seasoning matching and balancing the spice tones in the beer. The tropical fruit notes in the beer match well with the peaches in the salsa. Prep time: 45 minutes Marinating time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 4 boneless chicken breasts, skin on...

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Old Skal with Grilled Duck

Old Skål Grilled Duck with Gastrique

July 2 • Occasionally when I taste a beer it immediately evokes the same flavour profile as specific wine grapes. In this case it reminds me very much of Pinot Noir.  I immediately thought of pairing this with duck breast.  The beer will have enough weight to balance the rich meat and the tannic notes will help to balance the richness of the...

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wag the wolf and asparagus

Wag The Wolf Stir Fry with Weisswurst Sausage

June 27 • Fresh local asparagus is tender, delicious and a true harbinger of the seasons changing. When it comes into local perfection I eat myself silly for 3 weeks and that keeps me going until next year. The soft malt notes & fruitiness of Wag the Wolf will balance the richness of the sausage and the effervescence & spice tones will support...

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Peaches and Basil

Wag the Wolf Tropical Pizza

June 23 • An original recipe by Beau’s Chef Bruce A variation on the Canadian Favourite – Hawaiian pizza. This pizza will pair well with Wag the Wolf.  The tropical fruit notes in the beer will be picked up by the grilled peaches and the fresh mozzarella.  The peaches will pick up nicely with the tropical fruit flavours in the beer, and the...

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