Hopocalypse Ceviche

Serves 4 to 6

Note: This ceviche recipe hails from Drake's Brewing in San Leandro.

1/2 cup Drake's Brewing Hopocalypse or a similar double IPA

1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice

2 garlic cloves, minced

Salt

2 pounds white fish, such as snapper, bass or cod, cut in 1/2-inch cubes

2 avocados, peeled, pitted and diced

1 small red onion, diced and rinsed

1 medium habanero, ribs removed, minced

1/2 cup cilantro leaves, chopped

1 tablespoon ground coriander

1/2 cup blood orange segments

Tortilla chips, for serving

1. Whisk together the IPA, lime, garlic and salt to taste. Put the fish in a shallow dish, pour in marinade and let marinate for 2 hours.

2. Fold the avocado, onion, habanero, cilantro and coriander into the fish. Mix gently. Adjust seasoning. Garnish with orange segments and serve with chips.

-- John Holl, "The American Craft Beer Cookbook" (Storey, $19.95, 344 pages)



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