Cooking with Beer (Recipes)

The Best Beer Turkey Recipes for Large Dinners

Turkey’s great for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and for large dinners; if you love beer and are looking for a Turkey recipe, we have a list of our favourites – from beer-can turkey, smoked, basted, roasted and more…

The Best Beer Turkey Recipes for Large Dinners

Turkey is a popular dinner choice for feasts like Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. It’s also a great food item for when you’re trying to feed a lot of people. However, plain roasted turkey can often be a little bland, which is why you can spice it up with some beer!

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best beer can / beer-basted turkey recipes that are bound to win over your guests and provide some extra flavour to your turkey. Whether you prefer your turkey smoked, roasted, grilled or fried – these beer turkey recipes are bound to be a crowd favourite.

 

The Best Beer Recipes for Smoked, Basted, Roasted, Grilled and Fried Turkey

 

Smoked Beer Can Turkey Recipe

Serious Eats has nailed some serious meats with this delicious smoked turkey recipe. Covered in spices and smoked to perfection this is a great change from your usual turkey recipe and a great reason to bring out the smoker!

Image by: Joshua Bousel
Image by: Joshua Bousel

 

Beer-Basted Roast Turkey Recipe

Spruce up your standard roast turkey recipe with the Spruce’s Beer-Basted Roast Turkey. Adding your favourite ale will make your bird so tender and juicy you’ll wonder why you never did it before.

Image by: Tetra Images /Getty Images
Image by: Tetra Images /Getty Images

 


Need beer pairings for your turkey dinner?
Check out the best beer pairings for Turkey

 

Fried Turkey Recipes

Fried turkey is so good we couldn’t pick just one recipe that we loved, so here we give you 15 different recipes for fried turkey from Brit + Co.

Image by: Brit + Co
Image by: Brit + Co

 

Grilled Turkey Recipe

We went to the experts for this delicious doozy. Butterball teaches us the right way to grill turkey.

Image by: Butterball
Image by: Butterball

 


How do you grill a turkey?
Looking for the best grill to cook your turkey on?

Check out the awesome Gas Propane Grill Blog for all your grilling information!


 

Had your fill of these four turkey beer recipes? Check out these other related posts:

Beer Pairings for Thanksgiving
Guide to Grilling a Beer Can Chicken
Beer Snacks for the Big Game
VIDEO: Tips for Making The Perfect Beer-Battered Fish

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