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Dec 1, 2007 04:47 PM

Cherry Wheat Beer - what to do?

I got some Sam Adams Cherry Wheat hoping it might be similar to a blackberry-wheat beer I had. Ugh - it tastes like cough syrup. I have read the thread regarding what to do with Miller Lite, so in addition to the suggestions there, does anyone have any other ideas since this is a different type beer?

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  1. As before with the Miller lite you might be able to use it in a sauce for pork, along with raisins, prunes, etc.

    1. It'd probably work well in some kind of sweet fritter batter.

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      1. re: Josh

        That is a good idea. You can do some fried bananas with the batter and serve it with some vanilla ice cream. Maybe drizzle some good honey on top.

      2. I had a similar reaction to that beer and ended up using it for beer bread. It worked wonderfully!

        1. Wow, I love this beer. This is the first beer I tried in college that led me down the slipperly slope of becoming a beer geek.

          1. Oh, lord. I spent a week in Newark airport one afternoon, and the only alternative to Bud Light (in the Sam Adams bar!) was this Cherry Wheat swill. What to do with it? I don't know. Give it to someone you don't like very much?