Isolation Ale Spice Cake

  • Recipe TypeDessert
  • Prep TimePrep 20 minutes | Bake up to 50 minutes
  • Yield6

Isolation Ale, Odell Brewing Co.'s winter warmer, is the perfect addition and compliment to this spice cake recipe. Clove, cinnamon, and allspice are sure to help you prepare for the holiday season!


  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup Isolation Ale
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Grease and flour a 9X5 inch loaf pan.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, cloves, cinnamon, allspice baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Add egg and beat well.
  6. Add flour mixture alternately with beer and mix well to combine.
  7. Fold in the chopped nuts. (optional)
  8. Pour into a 9X5 inch loaf pan.
  9. Bake for 40-50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.