1 1/2 cups butter, plus more for greasing
1 1/2 cups Straffe Hendrik beer, plus more for brushing
1 cup cocoa powder
3 cups all-purpose flour
3 cups sugar
2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup creme fraiche
Chocolate ganache, for spreading
Roasted chestnuts, salted caramel and beer-poached pears, for garnish
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