3 Beer-Based Recipes for Drinkers with Taste | Xtreme Racing & Entertainment

If you don't already know, at Xtreme, we're big fans of craft beer. Our snack stand is always stocked with local and imported brews, and they started to whet our appetites for more. 

Rich, flavorful, and packed with Xtreme flavor - these recipes turn beer into more than just a beverage. 

German Brat & Beer Seafood Boil

When it comes to beer, you can always count on the Germans. This swashbuckling seafood and sausage boil brings boatloads of savory flavor.

Ingredients

  • 19 ounces Bratwurst Links
  • 1 medium onion, quartered
  • 2 quarts water
  • 2 bottles beer
  • 1/2 cup Seafood Seasoning
  • 5 medium ears sweet corn, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 pounds small red potatoes
  • 1 medium lemon, halved
  • 1 pound cod fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ground pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  • Grill Bratwurst until meat is no longer pink, 15-20 minutes
  • Grill Onion until lightly browned, 3-4 minutes
  • In a stockpot, combine water, beer, seafood seasoning, corn, potatoes, lemon, bratwurst, and onion. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat, simmer uncovered until potatoes are tender, 15-20 minutes
  • Stir in Cod, cook until fish flakes easily, 3-4 minutes
  • Drain broth, sprinkle black pepper on top, and serve!

Spicy Chuck Wagon Beer Beans

Yeeha! This brew-blasted cowboy favorite is perfect for camp-outs if you're not the cattle-rustling type. 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Canola Oil
  • 1 medium Onion, chopped
  • 2 cans Baked Beans
  • 3 cans Chili Beans
  • 2 cans Black Beans
  • 2 7-ounce packages frozen fully-cooked Breakfast Sausage links, thawed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup Beer
  • 2 Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons Hot Pepper Sauce

Instructions

  • In a Dutch Oven, heat the oil on medium-high heat and saute onion, 3-4 minutes
  • Stir in all other ingredients, bring to a boil
  • Reduce heat and simmer uncovered until thick, about 15 minutes
  • Serve!

Beer-Baked Horseradish Baby Back Ribs

Nothing pairs better with beer than BBQ - why not combine the two?

Ingredients

  • 3 Racks Pork Baby Back Ribs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons both salt and black pepper
  • 2 Bottles Beer
  • 12 ounces Apricot Preserves
  • 1/4 cup Horseradish, drained
  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • 1 teaspoon Liquid Smoke

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 Degrees
  • Sprinkle Salt & Pepper over ribs
  • Put ribs in a large, shallow baking pan and pour beer over them
  • Bake, uncovered, until tender, 2-3 hours
  • Puree preserves, liquid smoke, horseradish, and honey in a blender
  • Drain ribs and brush with sauce
  • Wrap ribs and sauce in tin foil, refrigerate and marinate for up to 2 days
  • Removing the ribs from foil, grill for 15-20 minutes, until hot and crisp
  • Serve! 

Another awesome bit of info for beer-lovers: Xtreme Tuesdays - in addition to $10 Races, $10 Axe Throwing, and $25 Zombie Survival VR - will now feature $1 domestic beers! Call your crew and plan your next visit now.