Posts Tagged ‘Pumpkin Ale’

We are only a few days away from Halloween, and this Halloween isn’t going to be the same. We are all trying to be more creative and have fun, all the while being safe. Baking at home is definitely fit for this occasion. We made some monster fingers by adapting from a recipe on beanpanda.com. This is super easy to make and there are ways to involve your kids (or the kids in you)!


  • 50g Butter (Room Temperature)
  • 2 tablespoons Granulated Sugar
  • 10g Whisked Egg (or Liquid Eggs)
  • 90g Cake Flour
  • 20g Almond Powder
  • 16 Raw Almond (approximate)
Monster Finger Cookies

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[Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Bryan on his debut post! Please enjoy!]

It’s Fall! And you know what that means? Pumpkin Season! That means Pumpkin Pies, Pumpkin Soup, Funny-faced Pumpkins sitting in front of people’s doors, and most importantly – Pumpkin Beer!

Pumpkin Beer Time!

Anyone wandering through the craft beer section at a local liquor store has probably noticed the influx of orange-labelled pumpkin beers that come to dominate the shelves every October/early November. So I decided, in service to you dear readers (and maybe a bit to me), that I would dive into the plethora of options and start taste-testing!

Central City Brewing Company – Red Racer Spiced Pumpkin Ale – 5% ABV

Central City Brewing Company

Clear copper colour with a nice beige head and a pumpkin aroma. (more…)

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Last week, we attended the launch event of the Steamworks bottled beer. Yes, you can now purchase Steamworks beer by the bottles and bring them home. At the event, we were each given a passport to taste 6 beer & food pairings, try them all and we would be eligible for door prizes.

Passport for Tasting

Passport for Tasting

Here are the food pairings:

  • BBQ Pork Belly Bao Buns with Pale Ale
  • West Coast Steamer Pot with Pilsner
  • Gruyere Fritter with Wheat Ale
  • Oysters and Pearls with Heroica Oatmeal Stout
  • Pumpkin Steam Clouds with Pumpkin Ale
  • Mini Ice Cream Cone with Frambozen (Raspberry Ale)

Oysters and Pearls with Heroica Oatmeal Stout

Oysters and Pearls with Heroica Oatmeal Stout

I found the stout pearls quite creative, maintaining the flavour of the stout while presenting it like caviar. (more…)

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