Summer Drinking: Beer Cocktail Recipes
Sometimes you want a beer and sometimes you want a cocktail. But why not have both together? Drink recipe mecca Liquor.com gives us three refreshing beer cocktail recipes for summer enjoyment. Cheers!
Contributed by: Aisha Sharpe
• 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters
• .25 oz Fresh lemon juice
• .75 oz Maple syrup
• 2 oz Maker’s Mark Bourbon
• Old Speckled Hen Beer
• Garnish: Half an orange wheel
• Glass: Highball
Add all the ingredients, except the beer, to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake and strain into a highball glass filled with fresh ice. Top with beer and garnish with half an orange wheel.
Rye House Spring Beer Cocktail
Contributed by: Jim Kearns and Lynnette Marrero
• .75 oz Fresh lime juice
• .75 oz Ginger syrup*
• .5 oz Clear Creek Loganberry Liqueur
• .75 oz Bols Genever
• .75 oz Laird’s Applejack
• Lager beer (Blue Point)
• Garnish: Lime wedge
• Glass: Highball
Shake all the ingredients, except the beer, with ice. Strain into a highball glass filled with two ice cubes. Top with beer and garnish with a lime wedge.
Add 2 cups of finely chopped or puréed fresh ginger root to 1.5 cups of water. Boil for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat, cover and let stand for 2 hours. Strain the mixture into a bowl and add 1 cup of superfine sugar. Stir and keep the syrup refrigerated.
The Boiler Room
Contributed by: Gina Chersevani
• .5 oz Domaine de Canton
• 1 oz Bulleit Bourbon
• 1.5 oz Chilled marigold tea
• 1 oz Fresh lemon juice
• .5 oz Honey syrup (one part water, one part honey)
• 3 oz Belgian-style wheat beer (Allagash White)
• Garnish: Long lemon twist
• Glass: Pint glass
Fill a pint glass with ice and add the rest of the ingredients. Stir well and garnish with a long lemon twist.