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Beer Pizza Dough Recipe

Add beer to a pizza dough recipe and you have a flavorful, perfect crust every time. Roll it thin for a crisp crust, let it rise for a thick one.
Prep Time 6 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 2 pizza crusts


  • 1 Tbs active dry yeast
  • 1 12- oz beer , warm room temperature
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 4 - 5 cups all-purpose flour


  • Mix the beer and the yeast and 1 cup of the flour.
  • Let stand for 2 to 4 hours.
  • Add the rest of the flour and the salt and knead until very elastic.
  • Allow to rise for about an hour.
  • Punch down and form into two rounds. Let rest for about 10 minutes.
  • Roll out the thickness you want and fit into pizza pans sprinkled with cornmeal.
  • Allow to rise for 10 minutes for thicker crust, not at all for thin crust
  • Rub with olive oil and bake in a 500F oven for 5 minutes.
  • Add sauce and cheese and preferred toppings.
  • Return to oven and bake until done; about five more minutes.


Nutrition information is based on one crust. Just divide calories by the number of slices the pizza is divided in to.