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Guinness extra stout mussels

Guinness Extra Stout mussels

A simple, classic dish

Serving: 6 portions


  • 1kg fresh Irish Mussels, clean the shells
  • 300 ml cream
  • 200 ml fish stock
  • 330 ml Guinness Extra Stout (small bottle)
  • 1 bay leaf
  •  Knob of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh dill
  • 1 diced onion
  • 1 diced carrot
  • 1 diced celery
  • Juice of half lemon



  1. Place the butter, onion, carrot and celery in a saucepan at medium heat.
  2. Fry for to 2-3 minutes, being careful not colour.
  3. Add the stout, fish stock and bay leaf. Simmer until reduced by half.
  4. Add the cream and simmer until reduced by half again.
  5. Add the mussels and cook for 2 – 3 minutes until all the shells have opened.
  6. To finish, add the fresh chopped dill and lemon juice.

Recipes created by the culinary team at the Guinness Storehouse, to be recreated and enjoyed at home.