Archive For November 20, 2015

Beer Brined Turkey Recipe

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You can’t get any more seasonal than Thanksgiving dinner. One of the most memorable I have had was at Ranger Creek Brewing in 2011 when they served a turkey brined  in La Bestia. I recently came across this recipe to share from the HomeBrewChef.com. his beer brined turkey recipe created by Sean Z. Paxton, the Home…

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Mesquite Smoked Porter Ribs

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Mesquite Smoked Porter Ribs

This recipe is from Ranger Creek Brewing and features their fantastic Mesquite Smoked Porter. Recipe by Tim Nichols and Draft Magazine (@draftmag) Ingredients (Serves 4): RIBS 4-5 pounds pork ribs (about 1 pound per person) 2 Tablespoons salt 2 Tablespoons black pepper 3 Tablespoons smoked paprika 10-12 oz. Mesquite Smoked Porter BBQ sauce BARBECUE SAUCE…

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Sunday Morning Coming Down

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Sunday Morning Coming Down

Ranger Creek Brewing has announced the release of their newest fall seasonal, Sunday Morning Coming Down. Described as a 7.1 % coffee beer, which is technically a British strong Ale. It is brewed using locally sourced coffee in San Antonio, from Merit Roasting Company.

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Odell’s Isolation Ale Pork Green Chili

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Odell’s Isolation Ale Pork Green Chili

Today we are finally getting some cool evenings here in Austin. It’s time to start making some cold weather meals to warm your heart and liver. This recipe from Odell Brewing will do just that. Ingredients: 3 lbs. Anaheim chilies (or 36-ounce can roasted green chilies) 1 lb. tomatillos, peeled (or 16-ounce can) 2 lbs….

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RIO BLANCO FUNDRAISER HAT

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RIO BLANCO FUNDRAISER HAT

  The 2015 flooding in central Texas has done extensive damage to local homes and our natural landscapes. In an effort to “pass the hat around”, we’re selling special-edition Rio Blanco hats to fundraise for the Friends of Blanco State Park. To help fund their work, proceeds from Rio Blanco hat sales will benefit the Friends and…

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Ballast Point Brewing Sold

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Ballast Point Brewing Sold

  Draft Magazine reported today that Ballast Point has been sold for 1 billion dollars to Constellation Brands. Ballast Point was founded in 1996, Constellation Brands include Corona and Modela beers. It is always a disappointment when a great craft brewery is sold to a large distributor, however if I had founded a company and…

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