The craft beer scene is on the rise in the UK!
With local brewers producing all sorts of inspired ales, sours, stouts, IPA's (and much more) and loads of international breweries sending their goods our way, we have more than enough beer to please any palate.
Instead of just drinking all these delicately brewed beverages though, why not take it up a notch and try some of these amazing beer-inspired recipes?
- Honey Beer Bread
You can take bread to the next level with this sweet, sweet recipe.
Best to try with: Boulevard Single-Wide IPA or The White Hag Irish Brewing Company Little Fawn
- Soft Pretzels with IPA Beer Cheese Dip
Take a leaf out of the American's book with this dangerously good cheese dip!
Best to try with: Sierra Nevada Pale Ale or Oskar Blues Dale's Pale Ale
- Stout Beer Barbeque Sauce
A recipe that's perfect to keep on hand in the fridge for emergencies and takes BBQ sauce to new heights.
Best to try with: Founder's Breakfast Stout or Heineken Brewery Ireland Murphy's Irish Stout
- Clams & Bacon
Forget clams in a white wine sauce, try them with bacon and beer.
Best to try with: Bell's Oberon Ale or 3 Floyds Brewing Gumballhead
- Slow Cooker Beer Caramelized Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
This is definitely a 'finger-lickin'-good' kind of dish.
Best to try with: Lagunitas Wilco Tango Foxtrot (WTF) or Nøgne Ø Imperial Brown Ale
- Lager-Simmered Chicken Thighs
Make your dinner a little more interesting with this yummy chicken recipe!
Best to try with: Coniston Brewing Thürstein Pilsner or Emmett's Brewing Munich Light
- Beer Braised Short Ribs
Sticky and delicious, this will definitely become a regular dish for dinner!
Best to try with: Samuel Adams Boston Lager or Kona Longboard Island Lager
- Salted Brown Ale-Caramel Pecan Ice Cream
Ice cream and beer, could there be anything better?
Best to try with: Brooklyn Brown Ale or New Belgium Fat Tire
- IPA Lemon Bars
Sounds a bit risky, but trust us. You're going to want to try these bars!
Best to try with: Eagle Rock Brewery's Populist or Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA
- Double Chocolate Stout Ice Cream Float
Forget a root beer float, this one is for all you stout lovers out there.
Best to try with: Young's Double Chocolate Stout or Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout