Craftheads Moist Wet Hop Pale Ale with Apple Jamaican Patties and Warm Apple, Bacon & Brussels Sprout Salad.

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Craftheads Moist Wet Hop Pale Ale is apple of these hand pies! 🍺 🍎

Locally grown hops and apples make this pair hardcore amazing!

A must try easy drinking beer 🍻

Craftheads Brewing Company Moist Wet Hop Pale Ale

So Fresh and So Clean!

This soaking wet hopped pale ale is made with big, juicy and succulent Sasquatch hop cones grown locally in Ruthven by Redman Hop Farms. The delicate aromas and soft herbal hop flavour will leave you lusting for more! Brewed and packaged fresh for your drinking pleasure!

Style: Kveik Pale Ale

ABV: 5.2%

IBU: 18

Apple Jamaican Patties

Sweet Ontario apples compliment the spicy cayenne and jerk seasoning in these delicious Jamaican patties that can be served as an app, a side or a main.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Jamaican
Servings 6 people



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp yellow curry powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 cup cold salted butter cubed
  • 6 tbsp ice cold water
  • 2 tsp distilled white vinegar
  • 1 large egg lightly whisked
  • 2 tsp olive oil Compliments of Dressedby an Olive




  • In the bowl of a food processor add flour, salt, curry powder, turmeric and butter. Pulse until mixture resembles a course crumble.
  • In a small bowl whisk together water, vinegar, and egg. Add wet ingredients to flour mixture and pulse until a ball of dough forms.
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.


  • Brown the ground beef and pork in a large skillet over medium-high heat, breaking meat up as you cook it for 8 minutes.
  • Stir in apples, onions, jerk seasoning, curry powder, garlic, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  • On a lightly floured working surface roll out dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Use cookie cutter to cut out 12 4-inch x 2.5-inch rectangles. Rework the dough as needed.
  • In a small bowl whisk together egg and water.
  • Lay out six of the rectangles on a parchment lined baking sheet. Place 1/4 cup of the filling in the centre of each rectangle.
  • Brush edges with egg wash. Place a second rectangle on top of each patty to enclose the filling. Press edge with a fork to seal. Brush the outsides with egg wash and cut small steam holes.
  • Bake at 375°F (190°C) for 30 minutes or until dough is golden brown.


Variety Tip:
*This recipe is best prepared using 1-2 McIntosh, Fuji, Ambrosia or Gala apples
Vegetables Compliments of Lee and Maria’s Market
Olive Oils Compliments of Dressed by an Olive
Keyword Apple, Jerk

Warm Apple, Bacon & Brussels Sprout Salad

This warm apple, bacon & Brussels sprouts salad brings together sweet and salty flavours and is topped with crumbled walnuts and cooked bacon for a gourmet touch.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people





  • 1/4 cup walnut pieces
  • 1/4 cup shredded baby Parmesan


  • Salad: In a large skillet, cook pancetta for 5 minutes over medium heat or until crisp. Remove pancetta from skillet and set aside.
  • Return the skillet to the stovetop with 1 tsp (5 mL) of the pancetta fat. Stir in Brussels sprouts, apples and shallots. Cook for one minute.
  • Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, honey and salt.
  • In a large bowl toss together Brussels sprout/apple mixture with the dressing. Top with walnuts, Parmesan and crumbled, cooked pancetta.


*This recipe is best prepared using 1-2 McIntosh, Gala, Honeycrisp or Ambrosia apples
Keyword Apple, Brussels Sprouts