Combine flour and sugar in a large bowl.
Gradually add beer (at room temperature), stirring just until moistened; spoon into a greased and floured 9- x 5-x 3-inch loaf pan.
Bake at 350Â° for 55 to 60 minutes or until loaf tests done.
Brush top with butter.
Cool loaf in pan 10 minutes; remove from pan, and cool completely on wire rack.
Slice with electric knife.
Note: Three loaves will serve about twenty people