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I made this last week for the dinner our performance group shares at rehearsal. We are 12 people strong, and I almost didn't get a taste! Definitely go with the 1/4c butter suggestion. Next time I will try a different type of beer...probably and Irish drought. I also used a latex breadpan and there was no spillover or leakage. Thanks for a great recipe!
Both simple and tasty just like the description says. Also a forgiving recipe. I was a little shy on a thing or two and it still worked out really well. Ended up using half whole wheat flour, mixing a few teaspoons of the butter into the batter, and pouring the rest of about one-quarter cup on the top. Oh, and the beer of the day was Kona Longboard. A simple delight and a definite keeper. Thank you!
very good, sooo easy to make. My 3 yr old ate 4 pieces and my husband, who doesn't usually like bread, went back for seconds!
Excellent and easy! Served with saurkraut chowder and it was the perfect compliment to the soup. I only used a 1/4 cup butter and mixed it into the batter. Thanks so much for posting!
I made this with some Miller Genuine Draft left over after Super Bowl festivities. Fantastic! I was sure to sift the flour, used 1/4 cup butter, reduced the sugar by 1 Tablespoon and added 1/2 teaspoon quick yeast to boost the rise. A keeper that will be a regular in my house. Thanks!
I only put 1/4 cup of butter on the top. It spilled over my standard loaf pan very quickly, all over the oven, and caused a lot of smoke! I might try this recipe again, but without the butter on top! Be careful!!!
Not that it needs my additional 5-star review, but here it is anyway :) I added some grated cheddar cheese, half a can of green chilies I needed to use up, and some green onion. Perfect with a bowl of beef stew! DH went for a second helping of this rather than his usual meat! That says it all! Thanks for sharing!
This has to be the easiest bread to make. I love a dense hearty bread and this is perfect. I am actually giving it as Christmas gifts too! I highly recommend this.
This bread was amazing! (Only four stars, though, because it was sort of hard to cut. The top crumbled a bit when I tried slicing it, resulting in not perfectly shaped pieces.) I used some whole wheat flour and a nice stout.
This is a wonderful recipe. So easy and I seem to always have everything on hand. It is especially good with about a 1/2 cup of shredded smoked Gouda cheese.