Mosaic Promise Peanut Chicken Satay Recipe

Justin Golinski, our super-talented head chef, has done it again! His newest recipe features our single hop ale, Mosaic Promise, along with peanut butter, coconut milk and fish sauce (trust us… it adds complexity like nothing else) as a marinade for chicken tenderloins before they are grilled to perfection and served aside lentils. If you haven’t broke…

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Mustard ‘n’ BLiS Maple Glazed Chicken Wings

Here to share another one of his culinary delights, our head chef, Justin Golinski: Looking for something a lil’ sweet, a lil’ spicy, a lil’ smoky? Look no further! May we present Mustard ‘n’ BLiS Maple Wings!  A perfect complement to the grilling season. Warning: do not pair these babies with your favorite waffle recipe….

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Founders Palate Exploration Series

Our Education Department often hosts traditional beer pairing dinners where we explore how certain flavors enhance and interact with our line-up of beers. These are a great introduction to the world of beer pairing, but we recently challenged ourselves to come up with a more advanced way of encouraging beer lovers to expand their palate. At…

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Azacca IPA Food Pairings

Named for the Haitian god of agriculture, our Azacca IPA boasts intense, tropical fruit aroma and a flavor profile that includes citrus, mango and orchard fruits. This beer was designed to give the unique and experimental Azacca hop the opportunity to shine – and in turn, it can do the same to foods it is paired with. Mike from our…

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Thanksgiving Pairing Suggestions

Thanksgiving is here and we’re ready to gather around the table to feast on our favorite dishes. But, what to drink? Mike Willcox from our education team is here to breakdown which beers from our line-up will pair perfectly with the classic Thanksgiving dishes, from the “diva” of the table, cranberry sauce, to the creamy closer, pumpkin…

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Love Our Beer Cheese Dip? Try it at home!

We sold a whopping 2,900+ beer cheese dips this past month and to celebrate this beloved Taproom deli dish, we’re sharing the recipe with you! Our head chef Justin Golinski was kind enough to break it down. Here’s what you’ll need: (1) 8 oz. block of cream cheese 2 oz. grated smoked Gouda cheese 1/2 cup…

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Porter Chocolate Cupcakes

Thanks to Lauren Janicki for sharing this story and recipe (and these photos) with us! These started as a Guinness Chocolate Cupcake recipe my friend passed along. It was a great idea but the cake itself still needed something. I tossed around the idea of trying it with better beer, and the recipe got shelved…

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Mocha Coffee Cake Recipe

Thanks to Jason (Twitter handle = @headyhopzhead) and his wife for submitting this recipe for mocha coffee cake that, as Elysia said, “was sinfully delicious…Fabulous cake that pairs well with some of my husband’s favorite beers!”   Ingredients 1 package (18-1/4 ounces) chocolate cake mix 1-3/4 cups sour cream 2 eggs 1/2 cup coffee beer…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies with Breakfast Stout

Our Twitter friend, Kevin of @kzoobrew, passed along this recipe for pumpkin cheesecake brownies that he made with our Breakfast Stout, and we simply had to share. Pictures to come!   Ingredients Brownies: 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup Founders Breakfast Stout 5 oz Bittersweet Chocolate (60% cacao preferred) 1 cup flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder…

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