2 tablespoons malt vinegar

3 tablespoons wheat beer such as Franziskaner or Schneider Original

1 teaspoon salt

Black pepper to taste

1 shallot, minced

1 tablespoon minced chives

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1 tablespoon honey

1. Combine all ingredients in a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid.

2. Shake to blend, and use immediately or keep in the refrigerator for up to a week.

From chef Jeremy Nolen of Brauhaus Schmitz

Per serving: 176 calories, 3 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams sugar, 18 grams fat, no cholesterol, 388 milligrams sodium, no dietary fiber