Everything from Belgium ale to apricot-pear & acai ciders this beer festival had it all.
Once we surpassed the fair traffic, which was littering the freeway exits and parking lot entrances, we high-tailed it to Will Call to pick up our wristbands, generously given to us by the Del Mar Fairgrounds (Thanks Linda and Elaine!!). Well, when we opened that little envelope with our passes and took a teensy peek inside, we had found a golden
This meant the following: entrance to the VIP Lounge, containing delicious grass-fed beef sliders & Korean barbequed short-rib stuffed ravioli, blue cheese stuffed medjool dates wrapped in bacon, beer (of course) and enough
tangled pretzel necklaces to feed all of beer fest (see picture below…)
Lauren, great job. Double-fisting both food and a brew. I applaud you.
See…I told you. Everyone was nibbling away at my pretzel necklace to tie them over until we hit the fried food stands. OOPS.
…was the size of the glass.
Besides drinking great craft brews, don’t’ forget that beer is great for cooking to add depth of flavor to your recipes! Here are a few ways to use beer…
- Beer breads
- Beer batter
- …to drink, while you are cooking with beer
What are your favorite beers to drink or recipes containing beer that yield awesome flavor!? We’d love to know