Guinness Shepherd's Pie recipe

Do you hear the bag pipes in the distance? Or was that angels singing? What ever it was, you will hear glorious music when you bite into this casserole.

Many a years I have been completely drunk at the Irish Pub for St. Patty's, insisting on eating the shepherds pie they plop on my plate. And to be honest it is usually bland and nasty. But I still feel the need to order it. I suppose it is some sort of tradition.

A few years back I was on a mission to make a more flavorful version of the gruel. And I think I hit the nail on the head with this one, folks. Try it and I think you'll agree, it is fabulous. And if you don't agree, well, then you have serious issues!

Recipe after the break: