Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

St. James's Gate is the "Guinness Brewery" in Dublin, Ireland. "Guinness Black Lager" enhances a Rustic Flavor into the Potato Leek soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Open Black Lager and let it come to room temperature.
  2. In a 5-quart Dutch oven melt butter. Add bay leaves, leeks, carrots, celery root and garlic. Season with salt and white pepper. Saute vegetables 3-4 minutes. Add thyme, marjoram and 3-tablespoons chives.
  3. Add Guinness Black Lager, chicken stock and potatoes. Bring to a full boil and reduce to simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Wisk in heavy cream, nutmeg, bring to a boil and reduce to simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove bay leaves and puree soup using a hand blender. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve soup in warm bowls.
  6. Garnish with fresh chopped chives.