Beer Batter - what kind of beer?

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SpringsLicker
beers 3901 º places 158 º 19:04 Sat 7/16/2016

I assume all of the "beer batter" recipes were formulated with American Pilsners. Since so many other styles of beer are now available, has anybody experimented with other styles to great results?

 
StefanSD
beers 2449 º places 57 º 19:38 Sat 7/16/2016

Its been about five years since I tried anything like this but I recall getting passably good results with a malty amber lager, and horrible results with a bitter IPA. One of these days I’m gonna try a sour beer batter on some chicken.

 
HuskerTan
beers 3801 º places 152 º 20:35 Sat 7/16/2016

I had some great luck with some breading using Ballast Point Longfin lager the other day. My go to is always Sam Adams Boston Lager though. Not exciting but they always work well.