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Malt Vinegar Aioli

Bowl of malt vinegar aioli sprinkled with crushed thyme

Last Updated on April 17, 2023 by Chris Whitehair

Malt Vinegar Aioli Recipe

Looking for something to dip your Malt Vinegar Fries in? Well, say goodbye to ketchup!

Actually, that’s too harsh. I love ketchup.

However, there are only so many times you can keep dipping your fries into the same old thing.

I’m talking the store-bought, high fructose corn syrup-added tomato paste. (Not small-batch gems like Karma Sauce Tomato Kats’up we carry here at Flower City Flavor Company).

You want and deserve something new.

Enter, aioli.

So, What is Aioli?

The Merriam-Webster: a mayonnaise flavored with garlic and sometimes other ingredients (such as red pepper).

My own definition: A garlic lover’s dream come true!

Aioli has increasing become popular on gourmet burgers. We’re talking the ones you would find at both fast-casual and higher-end restaurants.

There’s even a restaurant and food truck in Arizona named Aioli Burger that specializes in having different varieties of aioli in their burgers!

This doesn’t mean aioli has to be limited to just be enjoyed when you are out with family and friends.

Check out this awesome malt vinegar aioli recipe you can make right at home!

This one is made with our own Bourbon Barrel Malt Vinegar. We feel our version brings a distinctive brightness to the aioli overall.

See our recipe below and then try it for yourself!

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise 
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp Bourbon Barrel Malt Vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • ½ tbsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Malt Vinegar Aioli Recipe Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients except thyme in a small bowl until well combined.
Ingredients needed to make malt vinegar aioli

2. Chill in the refrigerator for 30-60 minutes before serving. Taste, and season with salt and pepper as needed.

Malt Vinegar aioli ingredients mixed together in a bowl

3. Top aioli with crushed dried thyme.

Bowl of malt vinegar aioli sprinkled with crushed thyme

Bowl of malt vinegar aioli sprinkled with crushed thyme

Malt Vinegar Aioli

Our bourbon barrel malt vinegar aioli is great for spreading on burgers, dipping your fries in and much more! Our recipe is simple and delicious!
4.34 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Resting Time in Fridge 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 150 kcal

Equipment

  • Small Bowl
  • Mixing Spoon

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise 
  • 1/4 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tbsp malt vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 1/2 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp thyme dried
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Mix all ingredients except thyme in a small bowl until well combined.
  • Chill in the refrigerator for 30-60 minutes before serving. Taste, and season with salt and pepper as needed.
  • Top aioli with crushed dried thyme.
Keyword aioli, garlic, malt vinegar

10 thoughts on “Malt Vinegar Aioli

  1. Lisa E says:

    5 stars
    The feedback at my house was “just put that on anything”. This is a really good sauce or dip. Chicken, potatoes, veg. Absolutely delicious.

  2. Amy Ross says:

    5 stars
    We put the aioli on our wallet filet sandwiches! Absolutely delicious!! We like malt vinegar on our fish and chips and I thought how could I put the malt vinegar flavor on the sandwich without having it get soggy. This was perfect!

  3. Richard Bennett says:

    5 stars
    Best aioli recipe I’ve ever made! I would’ve never have thought to use Greek yogurt. The Flower City Flavor Company Bourbon Malt Vinegar is the best malt vinegar I’ve ever had.

    • Chris Whitehair says:

      If Greek yogurt isn’t your thing, you can replace it in this recipe with more mayo. I don’t think Greek yogurt ruins it at all – you get the creaminess and tangy goodness that compliments the malt vinegar well, especially my Bourbon Barrel malt vinegar. No other malt vinegar recipes I’ve seen online used Greek yogurt, so I wanted to do something different.

  4. Julie says:

    5 stars
    I completely disagree with the previous comment that the Greek yogurt “ruins” the recipe. I made this as the recipe written and loved it as did the rest of my family!

    • Chris Whitehair says:

      Glad you liked it Julie! I have no problem with differences of opinion, so I take all feedback good and bad. As mentioned, I like to try something different when creating recipes. I really feel here the Greek yogurt puts this malt vinegar aioli recipe on a different level. It’s about how all ingredients work together, not on their own!

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