Boot Lite Beer Pretzels and Mustard
March 27, 2023
In the mood for a beer-infused snack? We've put together two recipes using our low ABV Boot Lite, that pair harmoniously with a get-together with friends and family. Watch your favorite team, play a board game or simply relax and get caught up with these soft, tasty pretzels you can dip into our tangy beer-infused mustard for the ultimate home-made comfort treat!
Soft Boot Lite beer Pretzels
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup raw sugar
1 cup of warm reduced boot lite lager
1 Package instant yeast
1 teaspoon salt
Sesame seeds and flaky salt
8 cups water
1/2 cup baking soda
- In a Saucepan in medium heat add a can off Boot Lite Lager and reduce by half.
- Mix the warm Boot Lite (~110F) Raw Sugar, salt and yeast into a large mixing bowl, stir until bubbly and then let stand for 5-10 mins.
- Add the flour until a soft dough ball forms, then Knead on a lightly flood countertop until it becomes smooth (3-5mins).
- Put the dough ball into a large bowl with olive oil in a warm place, cover for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
- Punch the dough down and divide into 8 equal pieces. Roll the pieces out into long, 1/2" thick snakes.
- Preheat the oven to 400, and in a large pot bring 8 cups of water and baking soda to a boil, and prepare a lightly oiled baking sheet.
Shape the pretzels:
- Make a U shape with the dough snake, and twice the end together twice, then flip the twisted end down over so the tips are touching the bottom of the U.
- Gently press again to secure the rope ends to the base of the pretzel (dipping your finger in water and lightly wetting where they meet helps.
Cooking the pretzels:
- Drop the pretzels into the baking soda water one at a time into the boiling water and boil for about 30 seconds each. then fish them out with a slotted spatula and place them down the baking sheet. Sprinkle the top heavily with finishing salt and sesame seeds.
- Once the tray is full, Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until they turn a deep brown color.
Enjoy while warm with the Grainy Beer mustard!
Boot Lite Beer Mustard Recipe
Introducing the Boot Lite Beer Mustard, a delicious condiment made with the light and refreshing Wellington Boot Lite Lager. This easy-to-make recipe brings a unique flavor and texture to your favorite dishes, adding a subtle hint of beer to your meals.
The combination of whole yellow mustard seeds and dry powdered mustard creates a nice balance of texture and heat, while the addition of honey brings a hint of sweetness to the mix. The use of Boot Lite Lager not only adds a unique flavor to the mustard, but also helps to create a smooth and creamy texture.
This beer mustard recipe is perfect for hot dogs, burgers, and sandwiches, adding a tangy and flavorful kick to your meal. It is also great as a condiment on cheese boards and charcuterie plates, or as an addition to salad dressings and dips. The possibilities are endless!
For those who prefer a spicier version of the recipe, try mixing brown and yellow mustard seeds for an extra kick. And don't forget to let the mustard sit for at least 1-2 days before using, allowing the bitter flavors to subside and the flavors to meld together.
Overall, the Boot Lite Beer Mustard is a must-try for anyone looking to add a unique and flavorful twist to their meals.
- 1 cup Whole yellow mustard seed
- 1 tablespoon Kosher Salt
- ½ cup White vinegar
- 4 tablespoons dry powdered mustard.
- 2 tablespoons Honey
- ½ a 16oz can of Boot Lite Lager, reduced by half
- Bring ½ a 16oz can of Boot Lite Lager to a simmer in a saucepan, reduce by ½ and let cool.
- Soak the mustard seeds in the beer and vinegar. Let soak until the mustard seeds absorb all the liquid. (12-24 hours)
- blitz in the food processor until you get the desired consistency. (the more you blitz it the spicier it gets)
- Add the mixture back to a sauce pot and add the powdered mustard, honey, and salt. warm mixture on lowest heat until the honey and salt are dissolved, adjust to taste.
- Once cool, add the mustard to an airtight jar and refrigerate. Make sure to let this sit for at least 1-2 days before using so any of the bitter flavours subside.
If stored in an airtight jar in the fridge the beer mustard can be stored for 4-6 months. This whole grain beer mustard is perfect on hot-dog, burgers, sandwiches, cheese boards, charcuterie plates, and is a perfect addition to any salad dressings, or dips! For a more spicy version of this recipe try a mix of black/brown with the yellow mustard seeds.
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