Irish Guinness Rarebit

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

A quick, easy and very tasty Irish recipe though something more usually associated with Wales. This Irish Guinness Rarebit is a take on a Welsh Rarebit with a good splash of the 'black stuff' aka Guinness. This recipe is from Elaine Lemm, a renowned food and drink writer in the UK. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 lb Mature cheddar cheese
  • 12 teaspoon English mustard (bright yellow, very strong)
  • 12 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Guinness stout
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 slices sourdough bread or 4 slices white baguette


  1. Mix together the cheese, mustard, 1/2 egg yolk, Worcestershire sauce, Guinness and salt and pepper.
  2. Under the broiler, toast the slices of bread on one side.
  3. Sprinkle the cheese mixture between each of the toasts on the un-toasted side.
  4. Place under broiler for 2 - 3 minutes or until the cheese is melting, watching carefully. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

Easy and tasty lunch. The taste of beer is pretty strong. Made for ZWT8.

Lavender Lynn August 24, 2012