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Beer Pancakes

Discussion in 'Beer & Food' started by JustinH2, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. JustinH2

    JustinH2 Aficionado (230) Virginia Oct 18, 2009 Verified

    I was wondering who has made these and what beers were the best? I would think ST choklat and creme brulee would be nice...i was also wondering if anybody tried making them with Tommy Knockers Imperial Nut Brown, i heard that has a strong maple flavor

    I usually make my pancakes/waffles using a box that all you add to it is oil, water and eggs...so if i wanted to make beer pancakes would i just replace the water with beer?
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  2. leedorham

    leedorham Champion (845) Washington Apr 27, 2006

    I like my pancakes super light and fluffy, so prefer using cheap, fizzy beer. Pumpkin beers are a close second.

    and yes, you just replace the water with beer if you're doing the just-add-water mix.
  3. Hoptometrist

    Hoptometrist Savant (450) Ohio Mar 19, 2011

    I made some pancakes with Founder's Porter and they were great.
  4. Dcv

    Dcv Savant (250) Michigan Nov 12, 2009

    I have used KBS, they were not good. If I try it again I will not replace 100% of the water with beer, I would try 70% or 60% beer.
  5. jbakajust1

    jbakajust1 Moderator (710) Oregon Aug 25, 2009 Staff Member Verified Subscriber

    Last year Sean Paxton put a recipe in BYO for cooking with Hefeweizzen and I did the Hefe pancakes that were fairly good. Included Wheat DME, caramelized bananas, Hefe syrup, and clove DME whipped cream. If I did it again I would do the Hefe in instant pancake mix.
  6. Wow I never even considered this. I think I might have to pick up a Pumking to make these this coming week. Great idea!
  7. afrokaze

    afrokaze Advocate (665) Arizona Jun 12, 2009 Verified

    I'm planning to try this tomorrow with either ST Chokolat/Mokah/Javah or Rogue Hazelnut Nectar, brown sugar and blueberries, should be awesome.
  8. Essentially the same, waffles with brooklyn BCS were great, they'd be great as pancakes though. I'd like to try them with some lazy magnolia southern pecan too.....now I really want breakfast.
  9. TomTwanks

    TomTwanks Initiate (0) Ohio Apr 5, 2011

    done a 75% pumking and 25% h20, and let me tell you, fucking awesome! Especially on game day!
    Go bucks!(though last night was rough =( )
  10. BeerKangaroo

    BeerKangaroo Initiate (0) Alaska May 30, 2011

    Peak Organic`s Maple Collaboration is good, but scale back on syrup once the pancakes are cooked due to the strong maple flavoring in the beer. A lighter melted butter is all that is needed on top of the pancakes.
  11. Bierlerner

    Bierlerner Savant (335) Oklahoma Aug 17, 2010

    I've played around a lot with pancakes. Made some Cranberry oatmeal porter pancakes. Pretty tasty.
  12. creepinjeeper

    creepinjeeper Champion (790) Illinois Nov 8, 2012 Verified Subscriber

    I am thinking the choklat replacing the water would be absolutely amazing. I would also put 3 spoons of peanut butter and one spoon of really hot water (to thin out PB) in a mug, mix, and then add to batter. Delicious!
  13. smakawhat

    smakawhat Poobah (1,315) Maryland Mar 18, 2008 Verified Subscriber

    Not pancakes, but try these Belgian crepes with your favorite Belgian Pale Ale of choice.

    They are delicious try em!

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