At Iron Hill, we believe everything is better with beer. And fall entertaining offers some of the best opportunities to connect with friends and loved ones. That’s why we tapped into our team of expert chefs to develop these easy-to-execute recipes that pair perfectly with our fall time beers. Cheers!

Pumpkin Ale!

As the air turns crisp and the leaves transform into a vibrant mosaic, there’s no better way to celebrate fall with friends than with a dish that captures the essence of the season – and pairs perfectly with our Pumpkin Ale too, of course. Introducing our mouthwatering Sriracha Pumpkin Wings! Combining the savory goodness of juicy chicken wings with the warm, comforting flavors of pumpkin and the irresistible kick of fiery Sriracha, this recipe is an ode to the culinary delights of fall. In this chef-crafted recipe, sweet meets heat and the richness of pumpkin harmoniously melds with the zesty notes of Sriracha. With every bite, you’ll savor the essence of the season and create unforgettable memories with loved ones.

Pumpkin Siracha Wings

serves 4 adults

1/2 lb unsalted butter
2 C sriracha
8 oz pumpkin puree – canned
1 C honey
2 Tbsp kosher salt
1 oz lime juice
2 oz apple cider vinegar
1 tsp cayenne pepper
2 oz brown sugar
2.5 oz pumpkin pie spice – house recipe
1 lb. of Chicken Wings

Directions:
1. Melt the butter and set aside.
2. Place all ingredients except the butter into the a large mixing bowl and whisk to combine.
3. Add the melted butter by drizzling it into the bowl while whisking.
4. Place into a container, cover and refrigerate.
5. Bake in 375 degree oven for 20 minutes, remove from oven and flip wings over and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes depending on how crispy you like your wings.
6. Place sauce and cooked wings into a bowl and thoroughly stir to coat the wings; place wings on a plate and enjoy.


Oktoberfest. Prost!

Oktoberfest comes but once a year and these chef-crafted Bavarian sausage rolls are a fun way to embrace the spirit of Bavarian tradition, savor the flavors, and impress your friends all at the same time. This easy recipe combines golden brown flaky pastry with the savory goodness of traditional bratwurst, and the homemade beer mustard takes things to the next level. So don your lederhosen, raise your stein and celebrate tradition. Prost!

Bavarian Sausage Roll

serves 4 adults

1 package puff pastry square, thawed, cut in 2in squares
1 lb bratwurst sausage, cooked. 1/4 ea portion cut in half lengthwise then across
1 Tbsp sauerkraut
1 tsp cooked bacon, chopped 1/4 tsp
sliced scallions
1 tsp shredded cheddar/monterey jack
egg wash


Beer Mustard
1 oz white vinegar
4 oz honey
1 tsp kosher salt
3 C dijon mustard
1 C whole grain mustard
2 oz Oktoberfest Lager

Directions:
1. Working with cooked sausage, cut in half lengthwise then across. Set aside
2. Place puff pastry square on the work surface the corner pointed toward you and place a piece of sausage in the center with the sausage ends going left to right
3. Place the sauerkraut, bacon, cheese and scallions on top of the sausage. 
4. Brush the bottom and top corners with egg wash
5. Fold the corner facing you over the sausage and topping and repeat with other side, pinch to seal
6. Arrange on non stick sprayed, foil lined sheet tray, brush top of puff pastry with egg wash. bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and let sit for 1 minute to rest.
For the Beer Mustard:
1. In a large sized mixing bowl, whisk together the vinegar and salt to dissolve.
2. Whisk in the remaining ingredients.
3. Place into the container, cover and refrigerate.