Spicy Beer Burgers

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  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 6 Burgers (6 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
423 Calories
19g Fat
14g Carbs
47g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 Burgers (6 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 423
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 169mg 56%
Sodium 997mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 47g
Calcium 90mg 7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

One of the best things about this recipe is it leaves you with leftover beer to dispose of, but the best thing is the flavor. These burgers have a strong, beefy flavor that is simply fantastic. Give them a try soon. One piece of advice, adjust the amounts of bread crumbs to get the burger firm enough for the grill.


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1/3 cup onion (minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup ​stout beer (flat)
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried mustard
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 hamburger buns

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Combine meat, onions, garlic, eggs, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire sauce, beer, and seasonings in a large bowl.

  3. Shape mixture into patties about 3/4 of an inch thick.

  4. Preheat grill for medium heat. Place patties on the grill rack and cook for 7-9 minutes per side. Once cooked (reaching an internal temperature of 165 F), remove from heat and place patties onto buns.

  5. Top with your favorite condiments, serve and enjoy. 

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