Viennese Pecan Crescents paired with Brimstone

Cookies and beer? The combination is not as odd as it sounds! The delicate, but incredibly buttery, nutty cookies work surprisingly well with our Brimstone Tripel.   Recipe adapted from Gale Gand (http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/viennese-crescents-recipe.html) by Samantha Haddow Yields about 5 dozen cookies Ingredients 1 c unsalted butter, softened ¾ c sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 …

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Speculaas (Belgian Spice Cookies) paired with Silvius Pale Ale

Prettig sinterklaasfeest! Happy St. Nicholas Day! Enjoy the fest with these traditional Belgian spice cookies. Usually folk enjoy them with a cuppa tea or coffee, but we felt Silvius was a little more festive.   Recipe adapted from NPR (http://www.npr.org/2012/12/12/166961539/belgian-sweets-not-just-for-sinterklaas) by Samantha Haddow yields about 3 dozen small cookies Ingredients 1 c unsalted butter, softened …

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