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Mixed Berry Beer Muffins

Mixed Berry Beer Muffins

If you follow me, and I hope that you do, you will know that I am not a big fan of baking; but, you will also know that I have dabbled a little here and there in baking with beer! These mixed berry beer muffins have a blueberry wheat ale in them to help with flavour and whatever else yeast and bubbles will do for baking… see how much I know about baking? Not a lot… I know that blueberry…

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5 DIY Holiday Gifts Made With Beer

5 DIY Holiday Gifts Made With Beer

While receiving craft beer as a Christmas gift is always a hit for me (subtle hint for those out there that have me on their list!), handmade gifts can be really special, and these 5 DIY Holiday Gifts Made With Beer are quick, easy, and will be a great surprise in anyone’s stocking!

Strawberry Rhubarb Wheat Ale Loaf

Strawberry Rhubarb Wheat Ale Loaf

If you have been reading Chews and Brews from the beginning, you are well aware that I like rhubarb and like using it in baking and cooking. This Strawberry Rhubarb Wheat Ale Loaf is a recipe I have used before in baking, but adding beer adds some different flavours plus yeast which is great for baking loaves and bread! I have used beer before in a loaf, in my Banana Beer Bread. Making fruit loaves like this Strawberry Rhubarb Wheat…

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Oatmeal Stout Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal Stout Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal Stout Oatmeal Cookies… I know… not entirely creative. While I was sitting back enjoying Ghost Train Oatmeal Stout from Hell’s Basement brewery, I immediately thought of oatmeal cookies. And creativity aside, I decided to just make the best damn oatmeal cookies I could using this thick, roasty beer. 

Coffee – Sumatra or Italian Blend?

Coffee – Sumatra or Italian Blend?

I love coffee. You may think I love craft beer from all the beers reviews I do, and I assure you – I do love craft beer; but java… I have a different relationship with. I have been drinking coffee since my early teens, something I couldn’t obviously do with beer, so right there my relationship with coffee is longer. Also, I can drink coffee first thing in the morning; in fact, it’s kind of the point! I start every day with…

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Orange Liqueur, Beer, Coffee, Wine and a Freebie!

Orange Liqueur, Beer, Coffee, Wine and a Freebie!

I have a lot to write about today. I finished my orange liqueur and have been trying different beers, wine and coffee and I need to share! Also there is a freebie available to you if you subscribe! Early April I started a batch of homemade orange liqueur. Check it out here! This is part two of that process, so let’s do a recap. I took four oranges and peeled them ever so slightly so I only got the orange and left…

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3 rubs for meat – all you’ll ever need!

3 rubs for meat – all you’ll ever need!

My husband and I like to smoke and barbecue a lot. We started out with a little smoker from Canadian Tire (a lot like this one Smoker) and we put it to good use! Friday we upgraded to a large barrel Char-Broil Oklahoma Joe Smoker My husband spent Friday and Saturday putting it together, sealing it and seasoning it; getting it ready for Sunday where we celebrated a belated birthday for my mom and an early Mother’s Day. The menu for…

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Coffee, beers and a highball!

Coffee, beers and a highball!

Hey! Coffee, beers and a highball – that’s a lot of drink! Here’s the thing – I have realized that I drink a lot more than I eat…and one drink post a week is just not enough…I am getting backed up with drink reviews – so today I bring to you a few different beverage reviews; one coffee, a couple beers and a highball. This week I tried a new coffee bean that I ordered online: Barefoot Yirgacheffe Kochere Coffee from…

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