Bold Rock Beef Marinade

The marinade brings the heat, and the cider glaze brings the sweet. Cider-infused and mouth-watering, this jerk marinade is great for all occasions! Use this marinade as a stand-alone, or try the meal options below! Bonus: Cook once, dine twice options. 

  •    Prep: 15 minutes, marinade 1 hour or overnight
  •    6 servings


  • 2 lbs cleaned flank steak
  • 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Bold Rock Draft Amber Cider
For jerk seasoning: 
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 2-3 teaspoons cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • zest of 1/2 orange


  • 1. Combine 2 Tbsp jerk seasoning with Bold Rock Draft Amber Cider, olive oil, and steak into a ziplock bag. Remove as much air as possible from the bag. Put bag in refrigerator and marinate for a minimum of 1 hour (can be done overnight/a day in advance also)

  • 2. For entree recipes, see below!

Bold Rock Draft Jerk Marinaded Flank Steak with Cider Glaze, Coconut Rice, and Grilled Corn

This will be one of your favorite Virginia recipes. Sweet heat flank steak with the perfect summer sides. Coconut rice Bold Rock Draft balance the bold flavor of this flank steak. 

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Bold Rock Draft Cider Flank Sandwiches with Apple Slaw

Who doesn't love an exciting twist on leftovers? Enjoy the Bold Rock Flank Steak over the weekend with a cold beverage, then prepare these sandwiches on Monday and make the whole office jealous, or skip the steak dish and head straight to the sandwiches.

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About the Chef

Michael Austin

Michael Austin, 27, has an affinity for making good food great.  He began noticing a passion for food in elementary school and began teaching himself.  After completing culinary school in 2013, he headed the kitchen of the Best Beer Bar in Virginia, Blue 5 Restaurant.  Within this kitchen he gained most of his experience, focusing on making great food. He claims that he doesn't have a particular favorite type of food because is constantly trying new foods.  He thrives at challenges involving food and credits it all to his self-defined "mouth brain."  From his mouth brain comes culinary concoctions that will satisfy anyone looking for some good food.