Upslope Beer and Food Pairing Recipes

Food Prepared at the Crafty Ladies’ Upslope Brewing tasting at Highland Tap and Burger

MK’s Sweet Upslope Beer Bread

Makes 1 loaf

Prep: 5 minutes, Bake 55 minutes


3 cups self-rising flour

1/2 cup sugar

1 can Upslope Pale Ale

1/4 cup butter, melted


Stir together the first three ingredients and pour into a lightly greased 9×5 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes. Pour melted butter over tops. Bake 10 more minutes. Let cool in the pan for a few minutes and then remove from pan onto a cooling rack. Serve warm with honey.

Chili-Rubbed Steak and Upslope IPA Pairing


2-12 ounce beef rib eye or New York strip steaks

1 TBSP chili powder

1 TBSP olive oil

1 1/2 tsp dried oregano, crushed

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp ground cumin


Trim fat from steaks. Place steaks in a shallow dish. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Spoon spice mixture over steaks and rub all that goodness in with your fingers. Cover and mainiate in the fridge for one hour. Grill the steaks for 12-15 minutes depending on your tastes, flipping halfway through. Cut steaks into serving size pieces and crack an Upslope IPA for each steak served.


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