It’s National Beer Day!

The bank holiday weekend is well and truly over and for many of us it’s time we put down the chocolate and the wine and focus on getting ready for our summer bodies… but how can we do that when it is National Beer Day?! One more day surely isn’t going to hurt!

If you want to celebrate this day but just cannot bear the idea of drinking another pint, then why not try out these delicious recipes that all involve beer in a subtle but extremely tasty way.

 

Fish and Chips

Fish and chips is a fantastic British tradition and there is nothing better than serving this up with mushy peas. However why not make this even more special by frying the fish in beer batter? So it may not be the healthiest meal to have after Easter but it sure tastes good!

Fish and Chips

Recipe from Jamie Oliver

 

Beer Batter Onion Rings

To go with your fish and chips why not add some scrumptious beer batter onion rings to the order. Adding the beer to the batter isn’t essential but it will really help you celebrate National Beer Day in style.

Beer Batter Onion Rings

Recipe from Food.com

 

Beer-Battered Shrimp

For a quick starter that will impress your family why not try out these beer-battered shrimps? It is also perfect if you want a recipe to enjoy this day with but don’t drink alcohol as it uses non-alcoholic beer.

Beer-Battered Shrimp

Recipe from Betty Crocker

 

Orange Grilled Beer-Can Chicken

To give a juicy twist to a normally ordinary meat try this orange grilled beer-can chicken. It may take you a little time to prepare, but it will sure be worth it when you are tucking into this mouth-watering meal. It is the perfect recipe for a warm spring evening with friends.

Orange Grilled Beer-Can Chickens

Recipe from Betty Crocker

 

Beef & Beer Pie

Nothing screams comfort food more than a beef pie, so why not making it even more heart-warming by having a beef and beer pie?! There is no need to be fancy with good honest food and especially on National Beer Day, it’s a great excuse to serve up a proper good portion and enjoy the evening with good food and good company.

Beef & Beer Pie

Recipe from BBC Good Food

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