― I've used beer to boil my brats, to create a deep fry batter and to make quick bread. The beer brats and onion boil always turned out well and even now, as a vegan, I sometimes still use that mixture to pre-boil my faux meat sausages before finishing them off on the grill. As for deep frying, that has gone by the way since veganism took over my life. I discovered I'd rather eat the veggies fresh or roasted other than deep fried. ∙ Now to get to the beer bread: over the years I've tried [...].