With the growing popularity of craft and specialty brews, people are beginning to see beer in a whole new light. Based on the menu from their acclaimed restaurant, beerbistro, in Toronto, writer Stephen Beaumont and chef Brian Morin's The Beerbistro Cookbook shows how to take those humble hops to a new culinary level. Covering everything from ales and lagers to starters, seafood, grills, meats, cheese, beer cocktails, and even beer pastry, the book is ideal for both newbie cookers and foodies looking for new and exciting ways to cook. Recipes include Butternut Squash and Ale Hummus, Drunken Portobello Mushroom Sandwich, Beer-Steamed Mussels, Apple Ale Back Ribs, Maudite Onion Confit, Beer Butter Tarts, Stout Macadamia Nut Brownies, and more. Informative sidebars provide tips and hints from everything from how to pour beer to what glassware to pour it into. Color photos show readers exactly how Morin and Beaumont's mouth-watering dishes are made.