It's National Hamburger Day and even better it's Memorial Day weekend, time to spark up the "barbie" and who could say no to this Guinness burger recipe. Perfect for barbecue season!
The term hamburger is derived from the city of Hamburg, Germany, where beef from Hamburg cows was minced and formed into patties to make Hamburg steaks ... but, of course, where does the best beef and beer in the world come from. Why Ireland of course.
As we prepare for the Memorial Day holiday and move towards Father's Day, people across the United States begin to dust off the grills, grab their tongs and spatulas, and start the summertime BBQ season.
People across the United States begin to dust off the grills, grab their tongs and spatulas, and start the summertime BBQ season. To get the barbeque season started right the Guinness Storehouse, Ireland’s number one tourist attraction is spreading the love with some Guinness-inspired recipes for the summer.
Straight from the Storehouse’s Executive Chef, Justin O’Connor here’s a recipe for Guinness beef burgers.
Guinness beef burger recipe
- 2 lb minced beef
- 50 ml Guinness Foreign Extra Stout
- 1 oz bread crumbs
- Splash of Tabasco sauce
- Sprig of fresh thyme chopped
- Splash Worcestershire sauce
- Salt and pepper
In a bowl mix all ingredients together until all mixed through. Do not over mix.
Mold into the desired size. Grill on both sides.
* Originally published in 2018, updated in 2021.