Old Bay Steamed Blue Crabs


  • One 12-ounce bottle lager-style beer
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • ½ cup seafood seasoning, such as Old Bay
  • 1 dozen live blue crabs, preferably males ("Jimmies")
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt

Set up a steamer for the crabs. The steamer insert should sit 2 to 3 inches above the bottom of the pot so that the crabs do not touch the liquid beneath.Add 1 1/2 cups water, lager, vinegar and 2 tablespoons seafood seasoning to the bottom of the pot. Whisk to combine and bring to a simmer.Layer...

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