Father's Day is just around the corner and If you’re looking for something that’s unique, delicious, and comes straight from the heart, consider baking a loaf of beer bread. This savory treat combines the comforting taste of homemade bread with the rich, malty flavors of beer, creating a delightful culinary experience that any dad would appreciate.

Rich Flavor: The type of beer you use in your recipe significantly impacts the bread’s taste. A stout or porter will impart deep, rich flavors with hints of coffee or chocolate, while a lager or pale ale might give a lighter, slightly sweet flavor. This versatility means you can tailor the bread to your dad’s favorite beer, making it even more special.

Perfect Texture: Beer acts as a natural leavening agent, helping the bread to rise and giving it a wonderfully soft and fluffy texture. The carbonation in the beer also creates tiny bubbles throughout the dough, adding to the lightness and airiness of the bread.

Easy to Make: You don’t need to be a master baker to make beer bread. With no need for yeast or lengthy rising times, beer bread is incredibly straightforward. A few simple ingredients and minimal effort result in a delicious loaf, making it an ideal homemade gift.

Customization: Beer bread is a blank canvas for customization. Add herbs like rosemary or thyme for a savory twist, or cheese and garlic for a richer flavor. For a sweet touch, incorporate honey or cinnamon. In this recipe, we are going to elevate this classic recipe with Teabloom’s Earl grey tea. The aromatic notes of Earl Grey can transform this simple loaf into a gourmet delight.

The bergamot in Earl Grey tea adds a fragrant, citrusy dimension to the bread. This subtle hint of citrus enhances the bread's overall flavor, making each bite more interesting and enjoyable. This Father’s Day, surprise your dad with a homemade loaf that’s as unique and special as he is. The harmonious blend of malty beer and aromatic Earl Grey will surely make this bread a memorable and cherished gift. 

Father's Day Beer Bread

The combination of beer and Earl Grey tea is surprisingly harmonious. The tea's floral and citrus notes complement the beer's maltiness, creating a balanced and delightful flavor profile to this classic loaf.


  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. Teabloom's Earl Grey Tea
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 12 ounces beer


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a loaf pan.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and Earl Grey tea leaves.
  • Pour in the beer and mix until just combined. The batter will be thick.
  • Spread the batter evenly in the prepared loaf pan.
  • Optional to pour the melted butter over the top of the batter.
  • Bake for 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow the bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.