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Mesquite Peppercorn Lager Tri-Tip Melt

  • Difficulty Easy
  • Time 6 hours
  • Recipe by: Derek Wolf
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Time: 1.5 hours 

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  • Tri-Tip, with fat cap
  • 1 cup of Lager
  • 1/4 cup of Spiceology Derek Wolf Mesquite Peppercorn Lager Rub
  • 2 tablespoons of hot sauce
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of brown sugar
  • 2-4 slices of Havarti cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of horseradish mayo
  • Texas Toast, buttered and toasted
  • oil, as needed


  1. Trim & score your tri-tip steak. Marinate steak in lager, Mesquite Peppercorn Lager Rub and hot sauce for 2-4 hours.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high (about 375F) & grill steak. Cook until steak hits 130F (about 1 hr). Once done, pull off & let rest for 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat a skillet over the fire and add oil, onions, salt, and brown sugar. Cook until browned and soft. Top the onions with cheese and melt. Toast texas toast once done.
  4. Slice steak against the grain thinly. Build your melt with toast, horseradish mayo, tri-tip, cheesy onions & another texas toast slice with mayo.
  5. Slice and enjoy!
Mesquite Peppercorn Lager Tri-Tip Melt

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