Incredibly good {and easy} beer bread recipe!

Beer Bread

Beer Bread is incredibly simple, made from staple ingredients in 5 minutes. This foolproof beer bread recipe has a buttery crust and the perfect crumb. The Best Beer Bread is one of my favorites and is perfect for late night entertaining.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword beer, bread
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 208 kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 3 c flour sifted (not packed)
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt optional
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 4 Tbsp butter melted
  • 12 oz beer


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder & salt gently with a spoon. 

  3. Add sugar, garlic, butter & beer. Mix well.

  4. Pour into a greased loaf pan allowing room to compensate for rise. Bake 45 minutes.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Mix it up directly in the loaf pan for easy cleanup! 

Add a little honey butter. Okay, as much as you want. You’ve earned it.  You can get more easy recipes, effortless gift ideas and home decor inspiration here.

Suggested Beers:

Nutrition Facts
Beer Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 208 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 276mg12%
Potassium 170mg5%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 140IU3%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 62mg6%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.