After trying honey garlic sauce for asparagus you're likely not going to want asparagus any other way.
Asparagus With Honey Garlic Sauce
1 pound fresh asparagus
1/2 cup Dijon mustard
1/2 cup dark ale or dark beer
1/3 cup honey
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
Add asparagus to boiling, salted water (about 1 inch deep) and cook, covered, for about 2 minutes, or until barely tender. Drain.
Combine remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour over cooked asparagus. Yields 4 servings.