McGargles Stout Pulled Beef Tacos 🌮

Ingredients:
Spice Mix
• 1 tbsp Paprika
• 1 tsp All Spice powder
• 1 tsp cumin powder
• 2 tsp garlic powder
• 1 tsp each of salt and pepper
Beef
• 1 – 2 tbsp oil
• 1.2 kg beef chuck, brisket or any other slow cooking beef; cut into chunks
• 3 garlic cloves, minced
• 1 onion, chopped
• 500ml McGargles Stout
• 400g tinned chopped tomatoes
• 500ml beef broth/stock
• 200ml water
• 2 tbsp brown sugar
• 1 handful chopped fresh coriander
• 1 handful chopped fresh mint
• Salt and pepper

Method:
• Combine the Spice Mix ingredients in a bowl
• Rub the spices on to the beef
• Heat the oil in a large heavy based pot over a high heat
• Add the beef and brown well on all sides
• Remove onto a plate
• Turn the stove down to medium
• Add the garlic and onion and cook for 3 minutes until soft
• Add the stout and chopped tomatoes
• Add the beef stock and water, then return the beef into the pot
• Put the lid on, bring to a simmer then turn the stove down so it is bubbling gently, not rapidly
• Cook for 2 hours, then remove the lid and add the sugar and chopped herbs and simmer for another 30 minutes until beef is tender enough to shred
• Remove the beef from the sauce, shred with 2 forks
• Leave the sauce to simmer with the lid off for 10 to 15 minutes to reduce and thicken to your taste. Adjust salt to taste
• Toss the beef back into the sauce (you can reserve some Sauce for drizzling on tacos if you want, there’s plenty)
• Transfer the beef into a large dish and serve
• Enjoy with a glass of McGargles Stout! 🍻


Crafty Brewing Co. Pale Ale Prawn & Chorizo Linguine 🍤

Ingredients:
• 180g Prawns
• 1 tbsp Olive Oil
• 50gm Chorizo
• 1 Shallot, finely chopped
• 1 stick of Celery, diced
• 100ml Crafty Brewing Pale Ale
• 1 Tomato diced
• 1 Clove of Garlic
• ¼ tsp Black Pepper
• 1 Pinch Salt
• 200g Linguine Pasta
• 3 tbsp. Chopped Flat Leaf Parsley

Method:
• Cook the linguine according to the packet directions until al dente, then drain
• In a pan, heat the olive oil over a medium heat
• Fry the chopped chorizo until it is crisp, about 3 minutes
• With a slotted spoon, remove the chorizo from the pan to a paper towel and let drain
• Add the onion, garlic, chili, and celery to the fat in the pan
• Cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are softened, about 3 minutes
• Add the Pale Ale and bring to a boil
• Add the prawn and tomato, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 6 minutes
•Add the pasta and cooked chorizo to the pan and toss to coat
• Sprinkle with the parsley
• Enjoy with a glass of Crafty Brewing Co. Pale Ale! 🍺


Steamed Mussels in Solas Session IPA 🍽

Ingredients:
• 1kg fresh mussels
• 150ml Solas Session IPA
• 1 shallot, thinly sliced
• 1 tablespoon oil
• 1 teaspoon garlic, chopped
• 1 red chilli, sliced
• 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
• 1 knob of butter
• 1 lime

Method:
• To make the base; in a medium wide saute pan, add the oil and bring to a medium high heat. Add the shallot, chilli and garlic and sauté for a couple of minutes.
• Add the mussels to the pan, then the Session IPA and reduce the heat to medium and cover. Simmer for approximately 5-7 minutes until the mussels begin to open.
• Turn the heat off. Add the butter and parsley and stir well. Don’t overcook the mussels. You just want to make sure they all open well.
• Squeeze lime over to taste and serve with toasted sourdough bread brushed with olive oil and a glass of Solas Session IPA! 🍺

⚠️ NOTE: Very important: When prepping, rinse the mussels well in cold water in a colander. Make sure that you discard any opened mussels that do not close if you tap them a couple of times.⚠️


The Crafty Brewing Co. Red Ale Barbecue Glaze 🍗

This recipe can be used to marinate chicken wings or drumsticks, lamb chops, pork chops and much more. After marinating for a minimum of 2 hours, cook in the oven for 25 minutes or grill over the barbeque.

Ingredients:
• 150ml The Crafty Brewing Co. Red Ale
• 1 cup Tomato Sauce
• 1 cup Sweet Soya Sauce
• 2 tbsp Honey
• 1 tbsp Chilli Powder
• 1 tbsp Paprika
• 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard
• 2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
• 1 tbsp Chopped Garlic
• 1 tbsp Chopped Onion
• 2-3 Sprigs Chopped Thyme
• Salt and ground black pepper

Method:
• Place all the ingredients in a large bowl
• Mix well together
• Marinate your meat for at least 2 hours before cooking
• Enjoy with a glass of The Crafty Brewing Co. Red Ale 🍺