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A question about a recipe: Dutch Mustard Soup

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I have a question about the recipe "Dutch Mustard Soup" from Danielle. I made this this weekend and it was really good! Just one quick question, I used a dark Scottish Ale for the beer, what type do you usually use?

asked by Erwinm over 2 years ago
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added over 2 years ago

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added over 2 years ago

I use a Heineken Lager. I'm not a big beer drinker but something about the Dutch soup and Dutch beer together makes it a little more nostalgic for me. I'm sure the dark beer was great tho! Glad you enjoyed it!

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added over 2 years ago

You likely used a Scottish Ale, or its stronger cousin a Wee Heavy. Most Scottish ales are rich with caramelized malts & very low in BTUs (hops), unlike a India Pale Ale would be. Starting with a rich, malted ale went a long way in the success of the dish.