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Guest Post: Blue Moon Beer Cupcakes

Guest Post: Blue Moon Beer Cupcakes

Editor’s Note: The post below was authored by a writer for another site – yet one who still shares our passion for craft beer. If you write about great beer and attended a great event, tasted a rare beer, want to give your favorite brewery some love, or share anything else beer related feel free to send us an email at thebeercircle@gmail.com and let us know!  The original post can be found here. I know, I cringed too at first. … Read entire article »

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Cooking: Voodoo Brewery Big Black Voodoo Daddy Chocolate Pancakes

Cooking: Voodoo Brewery Big Black Voodoo Daddy Chocolate Pancakes

When issue #64 of BeerAdvocate Magazine showed up at my doorstep, I thought it was just another magazine I’d leaf through before it inevitably joined the pit of old magazines that stare at me in my bathroom. Oh how wrong I turned out to be. I quickly turned to the recipes page and my mouth about hit the ground. This is what I saw: Chocolate? Check. Breakfast? Check. Beer? Check (I guess that one was obvious). … Read entire article »

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Beerimisu

Beerimisu

Last week a friend was having a cook-out for his birthday, and I was tasked with a dessert. He’s a beer lover, so I wanted to incorporate that somehow, and I didn’t want a recipe where I was going to be melting chocolate on the oven– I find that extremely tedious. While perusing the internet, I came across this recipe for Beerimisu, and decided it was a winner. The next big decision– what beer to use? … Read entire article »

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Beer Braised Chicken Sandwiches

Beer Braised Chicken Sandwiches

With the semester finally coming to a close and being back in State College, I’ve come to a conclusion: I’ve gotten really bad about cooking. I was making things here and there, but I was intrinsically interested in very little of it and mainly using it as solely a source for sustenance… since people tell me coffee doesn’t count as a meal. Even when looking for recipes for cooking with beer, nothing was really jumping out … Read entire article »

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Cooking: Dark Chocolate Founders Breakfast Stout Cupcakes with Bourbon Frosting

Cooking: Dark Chocolate Founders Breakfast Stout Cupcakes with Bourbon Frosting

We’re throwing a party at my house tonight, which means that it’s time for me to bake. If you follow me on Twitter (or we’re Facebook friends), you know that I bake a fair amount. Now that we’ve created The Beer Circle, however, I’m trying to focus more on incorporating delicious brews into my baking (and cooking). Tonight’s treat is Dark Chocolate Founder’s Breakfast Stout cupcakes, topped with a bourbon frosting. It seems that most stout … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cooking, Founders Brewing Co., Imperial Stout