Beer Burgers and Onion Beer Jam 


Perfect for graduation parties, Father's Day and backyard BBQ's!


Onion Beer Jam

  • 1 large onion
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup Wurst Haus Butcher Block Lager
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sugar


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/4 cup Wurst Haus Butcher Block Lager
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 buns burger
  • 4 slices strong cheese Blue Cheese crumbles are nice too


Onion Beer Jam

  • Roughly chop the onion. 
  • Heat olive oil in a small pan and add the onions. Cook onions for 10 minutes on low heat, stirring often so they don't burn.
  • Add the beer, apple cider vinegar, and sugar and mix. Simmer for about 20 minutes until the beer has reduced to a jammy consistency.
  • While the jam is simmering, make the burgers.


  • Preheat the grill to high.
  • Put the ground beef into a large bowl. Add the other ingredients; beer, cayenne pepper, paprika, and salt. Using your hands, mix the ingredients together until fully combined. 
  • Divide the mixture into 4 and shape into burgers using your hands, Make an indentation in middle of burger with your thumb. Burgers tend to puff up a bit as they cook so this will ensure they cook evenly.
  • Oil the grill grate
  • Grill for approximately 4 minutes. 
  • turning with a spatula and cooking for about 4 minutes on the other side.
  •  All burgers should reach an internal temperature of 160°F to kill any potential food contamination.
  • During final 2 minutes of cook time, warm buns by buttering cut sides and placing on the grill. Also top burgers with cheese slices.
  • Serve burgers on toasted buns topped with a spoonful of the onion beer jam.
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