If you're not cooking outside this time of year, then you're just doing summer wrong. Get it right with some of these recipes and pairings for mid-week meals and weekend parties.

Soul Shine & Summer Citrus Salad

Obviously our Soul Shine Summer Pale Ale is the perfect beer to pair with any summer cookout meal. We especially recommend it with a summer citrus salad (sub orzo for fregola pasta), courtesy of the Food Network.

Reviver Ribs

A friend in Knoxville shared this Reviver Ribs recipe, which is the ultimate barbecue dish and uses our Reviver Red IPA.
    Reviver Ribs

    Jomo Bratwursts

    Don't want to wait 5 hours for ribs? Try boiling brautwursts in Jomo Vienna-style Lager, then grilling them for a quick, delicious meal.
    1. Combine one sliced onion with 4 bottles (12oz) of Jomo, season with salt and pepper
    2. Bring to a boil on the stove
    3. Add brats and boil 10-12 mins.
    4. After boiled, grill them 5-10 mins while cooking down the beer/onions.
    5. Serve onions as topping or side.

    Grateful & Mac and Cheese

    Our sessionable Grateful Pale Ale pairs tremendously well with hot weather and sharp, cheesey foods like mac and cheese. This recipe for Southern mac-n-cheese, courtesy of Bon Appetit, is a tried and true staple of our repertoire.

    Hoppy Cheddar Cheese Sauce

    This Hoppy Cheddar Cheese Sauce with hop flowers is a great dip for pretzels or topper for burgers and sandwiches. It can also be used as the sauce for your mac and cheese recipe! Hoppy Cheddar Cheese Sauce Pretzels  

    The Love & Grilled Angel Food Cake w/ Strawberries

    The Love Wheat Beer is another perfect summer beer that lets you experience a Bavarian biergarten right in your own backyard. As your evening winds down, save room for The Love and a delicious dessert of grilled angel food cake with strawberries.
    1. Pre-heat grill, then slice strawberries.
    2. Whip 1 cup of heavy cream until peaks are about to form.
    3. Beat in 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla until peaks form.
    4. Grill slices of angel food cake until lightly browned on each side.
    5. Serve angel food cake and top with whipped cream and strawberries.