Black Butte Porter Roasted Chicken Salad

Sub Title: 
A full-of-flavor (and porter!) chicken salad
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe

Brined Chicken

3 chicken breasts - boneless, skinless
1 ½ C Black Butte Porter
1/4 C cider vinegar
1 sweet onion-peel and large dice
8 garlic cloves-peeled
1 lemon-juiced
1/4 C brown sugar
1/4 C sea salt-fine

Combine all ingredients EXCEPT the chicken and bring to a boil. As soon as the liquid boils, pull off the heat and chill completely to 40 degrees. Add cleaned chicken breasts and allow to brine overnight in the refrigerator.

Grilled Salmon with Black Butte Porter BBQ Sauce

Sub Title: 
Perfect for that summer BBQ
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


6 8oz Wild Salmon filets or steaks
1 yellow onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, whole
2 oz butter
2 Tbs olive oil
Pinch of salt and pepper
3/4 Tbs Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp garlic, granulated
1 tsp onion, granulated
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp honey
1 Tbs Kosher salt
1 tsp dark molasses
1/2 C Black Butte Porter
1 Tbs red wine vinegar

Spicy Italian Sausage

Sub Title: 
This is a sausage recipe that almost anyone can create at home!
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


4 lbs ground pork
1 Tbs red pepper flakes
1 Tbs garlic, minced
2 tsp ground black pepper
4 tsp salt
1/4 C Black Butte Porter
2 Tbs anise or fennel seed
1 tsp cayenne pepper


Combine all ingredients well. Form into patties and grill until done. You can also form into meatballs and bake at 350 degrees until completely cooked and serve over pasta with a marinara sauce and a Black Butte Porter.

Serves 4

Black Butte Porter Spice Cake

Sub Title: 
Spice up your life a bit!
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


3 C all-purpose flour
2 ½ tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 ½ tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 C sugar
1 C vegetable oil
1 C molasses
1 C Black Butte Porter


Butter and flour a 9x9-inch cake pan. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl. In a separate bowl, combine liquid ingredients. Slowly add liquid to dry ingredients mixing well and pour into prepared pan.

Black Butte Steamer Clams

Sub Title: 
The coast, the farm, and the mountains all in one: clams, bacon, and Black Butte Porter!
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


3 lbs clams
4 - 5 slices bacon, chopped
1 Walla Walla sweet onion, chopped
6 ounces Black Butte Porter


Cook bacon until cooked halfway, then add chopped onion. Cook until bacon is golden brown. Add clams, then half a bottle of the Black Butte Porter. Steam for 7 - 8 minutes until clams pop open. Stir bacon, onions and beer mixture over top of clams so all are mixed well together.

Serves 4

BBQ Baby Back Ribs

Sub Title: 
BBQ Baby Back Ribs with Black Butte Porter BBQ Sauce
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


2 racks of baby back ribs
1 yellow onion
2 cloves garlic
3oz butter
5oz Worcestershire sauce
1 Tbs Tabasco
1 Tbs granulated garlic
6 C chili sauce
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 tsp white pepper
2oz lemon juice
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1.5 C honey
1/2 C molasses
1 tsp Salt
2 12oz bottles Black Butte Porter plus extra for braising

Brewery Mustard with Black Butte Porter

Sub Title: 
Spicy pub mustard you can make at home
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


1/2 C dry mustard
2 Tbs granulated sugar
2 Tbs malt vinegar
1/8 C honey
2 Tbs lemon juice
3/4 C mayonaise
1/4 C Black Butte Porter


Mix the dry ingredients together in a bowl. Add the vinegar, honey, and lemon juice to the dry ingredients and mix together until it forms a thick paste. Add the mayonnaise and mix thoroughly. Finally, gently stir in the Black Butte Porter.Serve as a soft preztzel dip or as a sandwich spread. It's all good!

Black Butte Porter-Marinated Rack of Lamb

Sub Title: 
Great Winter Meal
Recipe Type: 
Pub Recipe


2 20 oz racks of lamb
1 sprig fresh rosemary
1 sprig fresh mint
1 sprig fresh thyme
1/2 C olive oil
2 12oz bottles Black Butte Porter
2 oz garlic, finely chopped
4 oz shallots, finely chopped
1 Tbs Kosher salt
12 whole black peppercorns
1 tsp cayenne pepper


Place lamb racks in deep casserole dish. Combine the rest of the ingredients for the marinade in a bowl, pour marinade over lamb racks, cover, and refrigerate overnight.

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