Maple Bacon Beer Burger

Maple-Bacon Beer Burger

Don't say we didn't warn you, but this recipe may turn you into a bacon cheeseburger snob! A Black Angus beef burger made with beer and topped with melted cheddar cheese and crisp maplewood-smoked bacon is the kind of perfection you never forget.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes



  • Maple Bacon Beer Burger
  • 1 pound 1855 Black Angus ground beef
  • 1/4 cup beer
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
  • 4 slices reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 4 extra-thick slices Maplewood-smoked bacon, cut in half, cooked crisp


Maple Bacon Beer Burger

  1. Combine 1855 Black Angus ground beef, beer, and Worcestershire in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.
  2. Place patties in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally. About 2 minutes before burgers are done, place buns, cut-side down, on grid. Grill until lightly toasted. During last minute of grilling, top each burger with cheese.
  3. Place burgers on bottom of buns; top with bacon slices. Close sandwiches. Cook's Tip: Reduced-sodium or regular bacon may be substituted for Maplewood smoked bacon.

Recipe credit to Beef. It's What's For Dinner:


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