Roast Guinness Lamb

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By Gary Rhodes

Published 1999

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Beer has been used as a meat-cooking liquor all over Europe for centuries, particularly in the Low Countries of Holland and Belgium. Hops were introduced from there in the early sixteenth century, and were cultivated in Kent by Flemish émigrés, thus initiating our Great British beer industry (as opposed to ale, which was unhopped). It may be that the concept of cooking beef in beer stemmed from that time. The idea was later adopted enthusiastically in Ireland, probably because of the