Saturday, July 12, 2014

Top 5 Craft Beer Crepe Recipes

Beer drinking to many is considered an art form. Whether it's testing out craft beers such as Indian Pale Ales, Imperial Stouts, or even learning to discern various bitter-tasting beers, it's a luxury good with staying power.

The craft beer movement has been exponentially growing in recent years due to breweries, events dedicated to the beer-savvy, and with the recent boom of independent craft beer makers.

What makes this movement noteworthy is that it has made strides in higher-end restaurant menus. Recipes such as Guinness ice cream, beer-battered fried chicken, pale ale chili, and beer-braised pot roast have tongues wagging.

But what about beer-based crepes? Imagine adding your favorite ale into a crepe dish? The possibilities are endless.

 We scoured the web to find five delicious craft beer influenced crepe recipes that may even rival what you get at your local gourmand-type restaurant.

1.) Beer Crepes with Beer Caramelized Apples
Instead of reminiscing about college days (it's time to retire the keg), why not use your favorite beer to make crepes with caramelized apples? This recipe works with any pale ale or wheat beer brand! Click here for recipe.

2.) Beer-Batter Crepes by Rachel Ray
Rachel Ray can do no wrong in the kitchen. Especially with this delicious yet simple recipe that only calls for beer, eggs, milk, butter, flour and salt. Click here for recipe.

3.) Pumpkin Crepes with Beer and Cinnamon Apples and a Chocolate Drizzle
Pumpkin flavored lattes, foods, and trends may be a Fall-type trend but makes a yearly impression if it's combined with your favorite craft beer. It's a divine recipe that will make Fall-lovers rejoice all year round. Click here for recipe.

4.) Beer-Battered Herb Crepes
What makes this particular beer-based crepe dish unique is the amalgamation of herbs used. If you are on a diet, this is the best crepe recipe for you since it calls for light beer, low fat milk, whole wheat flour, and eggs enriched with omega-3. Click here for recipe.

5.) Mexican Chocolate Beer Crepes
This is the kind of recipe that can be used for dessert or for breakfast according to food blogger Lillie Sue.This unique recipe uses three Mexican chilies, Mexican chocolate stout, and a great heaping of Ghiradelli squares. Is your mouth watering yet? Click here for recipe.

Have you dabbled in the kitchen and concocted your own beer-based crepe recipe? If so, feel free to share your cooking advice!