Beer Burgers

Total Time
1hr 50mins
1 hr 30 mins
20 mins

These are really good and a slice of cheddar cheese tops them off. Great grilling. I got this recipe out of a newspaper about 20 years ago and haven't seen anything like it since.

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  • 2 slices day old rye bread
  • 12 cup beer
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 12 teaspoon sage
  • 1 dash salt and pepper


  1. Trim crust from bread and break in small pieces.
  2. Pour beer over bread and let stand a few minutes.
  3. In large bowl mix beef and onions, bread and seasonings.
  4. Mix lightly, but throughly. Form into 8 patties and refrigerate one hour or more to let flavors blend.
  5. Grill over hot coals.