Beer! Will it BBQ?
Will it BBQ? Beer!
In this segment we pose the question and the answer to Will it BBQ? So much more than just hamburgers, hot dogs, and other meats can be BBQ'd, Grilled, or Smoked. And, this is where we try out unique ideas for cooking on a grill or smoker. This week we are BBQ'ing Beer and letting you know if it will BBQ or not!
Hickory Smoke Powder
Walnut River High Beam
Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout
Tallgrass Raspberry Jam
Delirium Tremens Belgian Pale Ale
Barley Wine Style Ale
InstructionsWell, apparently we just cannot leave well enough alone. In the past we've tried smoking Tea, Coffee and Whiskey and if you haven't seen the videos they were all terrible. I don't mean terrible in some hyperbolic sense, I mean they were hardly drinkable, in fact I don't think I took more than a sip of the tea or coffee, the Whiskey of course could not be wasted and had to be drank. However we have somehow blocked out those experiences and are going to give this another go, this time with Beer! We have selected numerous different styles of beer to see if any of them can benefit from a good smoking. So we did all of these two ways, we tried each one in the smoker and cold smoked for 20 minutes, then put back in the fridge for 20 minutes to cool them back down and we added just a pinch of hickory smoke powder to each and mixed it in until the powder was dissolved. There was some argument over which method was going to cause more carbonation loss, I think it will be the cold smoking since so much surface area is going to be exposed and Austin thinks that mixing in the hickory smoke powder is going to cause us to lose more carbonation. We will find out who was right and if this will BBQ or not?!
So, Will it BBQ?
Good lord no, it will not under any circumstances BBQ nor should you try it! Second worst attempt, only Coffee and Tea were worse in my mind and we couldn’t be any sadder about it!
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PapaSop last edited by
That was awesome…I’ll stick to my cold can and snack stick for some smoke flavor.
Must have been fun trying…Two thumbs up!!!
SierraPete last edited by
This was probably the most entertaining and disappointing video you guys have done yet. I was hoping it could make beer even better, but I will definitely not waste a good beer trying this. No need to reinvent the wheel.
@SierraPete I wish we had been that smart! But honestly, got to make a video about drinking beer so I’m really not complaining even though it was terrible!
Has anyone else ever tried an electric handheld double paddle mortar mixer to mix meat. Just got one and tried it out on a small 9 lb. Batch of pepperoni meat Cigars. Worked great and got good protien extraction. I have
one of those 20 lb. Hand mixers. Its better than mixing by hand but is a pain to unload product with this double paddle i use a big stainless stock pot. Wish I’d thought of this years ago but better late than never.
I have the cool pack on my carnivore grinder. The purpose is to keep the neck super cool and allow the meat/fat to flow through it easily. I’ve used it on and then taken it off. What I noticed is the fat will cling to the walls with it off. If I start with a cold neck and cold meat, it runs much cleaner.
I like it well enough that I bought a spare to cycle them and keep frozen. P
@Screamin I would not mix one day and stuff the next. Once you add the cure and mix, it will start working as you hold the product overnight. You can mix, stuff, and then hold overnight (if not using an additive like ascorbic acid or encapsulated citric acid). With the cure in there, the product will start to firm up and when you stuff the next day, it will become next to impossible to get it out of most any stuffer. Once you start and add cure, you need to get it into casings that same day.