Monkey Fist Drunken Shrimp

It may still be too chilly for some to break out the grill, but we are ready! This spicy yet refreshing recipe is perfect for spring and pairs beautifully with your favorite bold, citrusy Shipyard IPA or American Pale Ale. Ingredients: 1 lb large shrimp, peeled & cleaned 1/3 cup cilantro, roughly chopped 3 tbps… Read More »

Export Shoestring Fries

This salty snack goes perfectly with a nice cold brew. Soaking your fries in beer before baking not only gives them a little flavor boost, but it also helps them get brown and crispy in the oven. We chose to soak our fries in Export to get a balanced mellow beer flavor, but if you’re looking to get an… Read More »

Imperial Stout Brownies

These rich, cake-like brownies are sure to get you through the rest of winter! The roasted barley and coffee notes of our new Signature Series Imperial Stout are accentuated in this recipe by the bittersweet chocolate and complimented by a little kick of cayenne on the finish of these decadent treats. makes 16 brownies 1 cup all-purpose… Read More »


Check out this deliciously spicy way to kick off your Super Bowl party. The citrusy hop notes of XXXX IPA pull through and compliment the spicy kick of these wings. These will be a crowd pleaser during your Super Bowl festivities. 2 lbs chicken wings 1 tbsp packed light brown sugar 1 1/2 tbsp kosher salt or… Read More »

Smashed Pumpkin Risotto

We love pumpkin everything during the fall and what better way to enjoy roasted pumpkin and your favorite pumpkin beer than in a deliciously creamy risotto? Our Signature Series Smashed Pumpkin not only makes a great ingredient for this dish but the full-bodied yet balanced character of this beer makes for a perfect accompaniment to this rich pumpkin… Read More »

Export Steamed Mussels

This is an easy and tasty recipe featuring our favorite ingredient… beer! We chose Shipyard Export Ale for this steamed mussel recipe for its balanced, full-bodied structure and a hint of sweetness that complements the mussels beautifully. 2 lbs Mussels 1 tbsp Extra Virgin olive oil 2 tbsp butter 1 large shallot, minced 4 cloves garlic, smashed 1… Read More »

Smashed Blueberry BBQ Sauce

This zesty Smashed Blueberry BBQ sauce can be added to chicken, pork, ribs, salmon – you name it, it’ll be delicious! The spicy kick of the cayenne and Worcestershire are complemented by the fresh fruit aromas and balanced maltiness of this hybrid Scotch-Porter Ale. yields 3 cups 2 ½ cups ketchup ½ cup brown sugar ½ medium yellow onion,… Read More »

Summer Ale Soaked Chicken and White Bean Pizza

This Shipyard Summer Ale soaked chicken pizza makes for a quick tasty meal with unlimited topping options. This recipe pairs particularly well with Shipyard Summer Ale or Shipyard Melonhead to welcome back summer in Maine. makes 1 large pizza 2 chicken breasts, bone in skin on 2 bottles of Shipyard Summer Chicken stock 2 cloves of garlic, minced Large… Read More »

Export Ale Pretzels

The maltiness and subtle hop character of our flagship, Export Ale, not only make for a great ingredient addition to this recipe, but also a delightful beverage accompaniment to these salty, yeasty pretzels. We recommend eating these right off the baking sheet with a bit (or a lot) of yellow mustard and a nice cold Shipyard beer or Capt’n Eli’s Soda. makes 8 large… Read More »