I used to work in a Cajun restaurant. They would sift some blackened seasoning into the flour before adding the beer.
Ish, yes, I do believe Old Bay Seasoning is an American product. I have it and use it. It's used primarily to flavor a boil or "Court-boullion" for poaching seafood and shellfish.
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