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Dirty (Blonde) Bird

Southern Prohibition’s Suzy B blonde makes a sweet and tangy glaze for chicken.

Southern Prohibition’s Suzy B blonde makes a sweet and tangy glaze for chicken. Photo by Courtesy Flickr/lifesupercharger

This is a chick you'll want to take home to mama—she has great taste in spite of her name! You can find four-packs of Suzy B Dirty Blonde Ale from Hattiesburg brewery Southern Prohibition at Hops and Habanas in Madison.

Dirty Blonde Honey BBQ Sauce

3 tablespoons butter

1 small onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 cup Southern Prohibition Suzy B Dirty Blonde Ale

1/4 cup vinegar

1/2 cup ketchup

1/2 cup raw local honey

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

2 tablespoons lemon juice (½ lemon)

1 tablespoon dry mustard (or yellow prepared)

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika

2 bay leaves

Saute onion and garlic in butter until soft. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 15 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer an additional 10 to 15 minutes, or until thick. Let cool.

Dirty Blonde Honey Chicken Marinade

1 cup Southern Prohibition Suzy B Dirty Blonde Ale

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Juice of 1/2 lime (1 rablespoon)

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

2-3 pounds chicken wings

Mix ingredients well and pour over chicken. Marinate eight hours or overnight.

Prepare a medium-hot fire. Remove wings from marinade. Place directly over coals, cover, and grill for about 15 minutes. Turn, cover, grill another 15 to 20 minutes, or until done.

Just before removing from grill, brush the honey barbecue sauce.

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