If you're looking to host the BBQ of the Summer, consider this your menu. While grilling up hamburgers and serving up fries seems like a no brainer, we have just what you need to take it to the next level. Start with a show stopping brew, bite into a brie burger, and end with a homemade classic; these dishes are filled with quality ingredients meant for sophisticated pallets and foodies alike. Trust us, you won't be disappointed!

Almanac Beer Co. Farmer's Reserve No. 1

Unlike your average brew, Almanac's Farmer's Reserve No. 1 is fit for the most sophisticated of BBQs. From the farm to the barrel, this sour stunner is exceptionally food-friendly thanks to its berry nose, fermented funk, and prominent oak and grape flavors. Mark our word; it's certainty a brew workout seeking.

Tangy 6-Bean Salad

Macaroni and potato salads are good, but this six-bean salad is full of wholesome ingredients, and satisfying. Unlike most store-bought salads, the sweet, savory, tangy flavors will leave guests wanting more. Plus, it's free mayonnaise, so you'll never have to worry about it baking in the Summer heat.

Brie-Stuffed Burgers

These brie-stuffed burgers are not your usual hamburger — they're better! This hamburger ditches cheddar cheese for brie and is topped with a spicy scallion mayonnaise that is simply perfect. After one bite, you'll be sold on the combo forever.

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

For your Summer grilling soiree, ditch the deep fried and opt for these baked sweet potato fries. Aside from their rich, purple color, they will easily beat out any fried version thanks to their simple seasoning and crisp texture. Leave an impression on your guests, pairing them with these French fry toppings.

Homemade Hostess Cupcakes

Spark Summer nostalgia with these homemade Hostess cupcakes. Every bite lends itself to a creamy, marshmallow surprise and rich, chocolate ganache. No doubt, this recipe will taste even better than how you and your friends remembered the originals.