Game Hen with Boundary Bay Demi Glaze

  • Recipe TypeEntree
  • Prep Time45 min.
  • Yield2 (or 1 hungry!)

Boundary Bay Brewery Chef Ben Glass serves game hen with a glaze of craft beer...perfect!


  • 1 game hen


    2 cups Boundary Bay Dry Irish Stout
  • 1 cup chopped shallots
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary (or 2 Tbsp. dry)
  • 1 tsp. each of salt and pepper


  1. Cut spine out of game hen and cut breast plate open to cut the bird int half.  Put both halves in a deep bowl with marinade while heating the oven to 400°F.  Put in oven on baking sheet for 15 – 20 minutes.
  2. Pan sauce:

  3. Deglaze pan with 1 cup Boundary Bay Dry Irish Stout ale, reduce liquid by half.  Add 1 Tbsp. demi glaze concentrate and stir until dissolved.  Finish with 1 Tbsp. butter, salt and pepper to taste.  Drizzle both halves of the game hen with the pan sauce and serve with side of choice and a Boundary Bay IPA.