Beer and Balsamic Grilled Steak

Grilled Steak with Beer Marinade and Salsa Fresca

An easy recipe for beer and balsamic vinegar marinade perfect for grilling striploin or other beef steaks.

Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword beer steak marinade, grilled steak, how to grill steak
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 187 kcal
Author Old Tomorrow Beer


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup red lager beer
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar I recommend Carli brand
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • rosemary leaves finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon chile garlic sauce or one clove crushed garlic and a ¼ teaspoon red chile flakes
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Montreal Steak Spice optional

Salsa Fresca

  • 1/2 cup tomatoes finely diced
  • 2 tbsp white onion finely diced
  • 1 crushed dried chiltepin pepper or 1/4 tsp finely diced fresh jalapeno
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 tbsp lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 tsp salt
US Customary - Metric


  1. Place all the ingredients (except the salt and Montreal Steak Spice) into a bowl and mix together until well combined.
  2. Add your strip loin steaks to the mixture
  3. Marinade for one hour or longer.
  4. Season with Montreal Steak Spice and sea salt
  5. Grill the steaks over hot coals to your liking

Salsa Fresca

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a glass or non-reactive bowl

  2. Adjust seasonings and allow to rest for one hour

Recipe Notes

Tips for Making Grilled Steaks
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Steak with Beer Marinade and Salsa Fresca
Amount Per Serving
Calories 187 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 69mg3%
Potassium 17mg0%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Sugar 8g9%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.