What's a Good Dark Beer for Cooking Shrimp and Fish?
by Harold Akin
I'm not a beer drinker, but I wish to try some good beers for cooking. I would think the 'standards' from the corner "Stop & Shops" can be improved on for a good shrimp or fish recipe.
Thank you, Harold
Darker beers have a stronger taste to them and this taste gets stronger as you cook the water out of the beer. Often times it can give your fish or seafood a bitter taste, especially if you are making a sauce for your fish or seafood.
Real dark beers or stouts like Guniess, seem to work better for beef dishes.
For fish batters I like to use a ale or a dark lager, something like Samuel Adams Boston Ale.
I also like "blue moon", to cook my shrimp in, this beer is also excellent to serve with your seafood.
You will need to experiment some to find a beer you like.
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