Eliot Ness Balsamic Vinaigrette*

Eliot Ness Balsamic Vinaigrette
Ingredients 

- 8 oz. Eliot Ness Amber Lager
- 1-1/2 C balsamic vinegar
- 1 shallot, chopped
- 2 tbsp local honey or brown sugar
- 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 2 tbsp basil (fresh-chopped is preferred)
- 2 C olive oil
- Salt, to taste

Method 

Add all ingredients (excluding olive oil) to blender and puree until smooth. Turn blender to low and slowly add olive oil until a nice consistency is reached. Serve over fresh salad.