Sea Dog Brewing Company’s Windjammer Mussels

2 tablespoons olive oil
cup onions, julienne cut
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
4lbs. washed mussels no beards
1 lemon cut into eighths
2 tablespoons whole butter
12oz. Sea Dog Windjammer Ale
2 tablespoons chiffonade basil

For garnish, use a lemon wedge, scallion flower and grilled focaccia.

In pan, add olive oil, onions and garlic. Saut for about one minute (or just until starting to caramelize). Add mussels, toss then add Windjammer Ale, basil, 4 lemon wedges and butter. Cover and simmer till mussels open. Remove cooked lemons. Garnish with grilled focaccia, fresh lemon wedge and scallion flower.