Beef and ale pie?

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Sacrilege?

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  1. Sep 15, 2019 #1

    matt76

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    Is it sacrilege to use an appropriate bottle of homebrew*, rather than shop bought, beer to make a beef and ale or pie or do we consider this acceptable?

    (*ESB in this case)
     
  2. Sep 15, 2019 #2

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    Get it done you can always brew another one athumb..
     
  3. Sep 15, 2019 #3

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    It's always appropriate to use homebrew. When my wife makes a batch of Guinness brownies and I have some stout available she uses it instead.
     
  4. Sep 15, 2019 #4

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    I've found on extra hot curry night drinking extra beer helps soothe the burn...again another fine example of multi useage of the home brew.
     
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    Is it appropriate to carve up the dog, dig up some onions from the allotment and make your own pastry to keep it all in the family?
     
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  6. Sep 15, 2019 #6

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    Depends - what kinda dog are we talking? :laugh8:
     
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    Does it say in the recipe "add a pint of homebrew"?
     
  8. Sep 15, 2019 #8

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    My recipe tweaked over many years so i can make it say pretty much whatever i like ;)

    I've actually tended to use Badger Cranbourne Poacher (aka Poacher's Choice) in the past which works really well, but i was very pleased with the results today using my ESB athumb..
     
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    I'm perfectly fine with using homebrew in cooking. I can only recall using my stout in chrimbo pudding though
     
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    Perfectly acceptable. I've made the odd stew with my own beer, also a beer and wholegrain mustard bread that's very nice.

    My kids absolutely lap up a beef in Guinness stew that I do in the slow cooker, I'd happily substitute my own stout but I don't make it that often.
     
  11. Sep 16, 2019 #11

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    I use my homebrew in my own cooking where needed. Good food comes down to having good ingredients!
     
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  12. Sep 16, 2019 #12

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    Thanks all for your inputs, it turned out very well, plus there was a piece leftover for my lunch today.

    Washed down with a bottle of two of the same ESB of course, which seems to have improved even more thanks to extended conditioning time in the bottle athumb..:beer1:
     
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    I don't eat beef but looks good!
     
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    That's a nice looking pie (and beer of course)!
     
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    That looks soooo good. Can't imagine how there was a bit left over, though.
    I'm on the case of beef and ale pie. Was hoping to get into a smaller waist-band for our holiday. Fcku that!
     
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    I could eat that right now looks so good athumb..
     
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    A proper pie too.
    Uk members will know what I mean.
     
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    My wife asked me for some beer to use in a soap recipe she was making. Naturally I gave a bottle from the box labelled 'needs extended conditioning time', an underwhelming helles bock. The finished soap turned out very good.
    If she was making something I could eat, however, I wouldn't hesitate to proffer one of my best brews.....
     
  20. Sep 17, 2019 #20

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    I went to Toronto recently and wanted to do something which didn't involve drinking, so I found a soap making workshop which uses beer as an ingredient. It's a great way to use beer which didn't come out so well.

    The class, however, was held at a brewery and I ended up having a few beers during the course.
     

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