Recipe: Ale Vinaigrette

Use your leftover beer to dress up a healthy side salad.

by Stephanie Staton
Ale vinaigrette on salad

Photo by Stephanie Staton


  • 1 cup home-brewed ale (most types of ale will work well)
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 T. brown mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


In a lidded jar, combine all ingredients. Shake vigorously, and serve over fresh greens. Dressing can be stored in the refrigerator for at least 2 weeks.

Makes about 2 cups.

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