For this month’s blog, I thought we could have a little fun! Below are 5 recipes for craft beer cocktails, to help you ride out the August heat in style.
The following recipes will make two drinks, or one super awesomely huge drink:
The Crabbie Mule
A traditional Moscow Mule with an extra kick from Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer.
1 bottle Crabbie’s Ginger Beer
3 oz vodka
Juice of 1 lime
Stir together over ice and serve in a highball glass or copper mug. Garnish with a lime wedge
The Salty Stiegl
The Salty Dog is one of my favorite summer cocktails. If you’re not a fan of gin, you can substitute vodka.
1 can Stiegl Radler
3 oz gin
3 oz grapefruit juice
Stir together over ice and serve in a Tom Collins glass with a salted rim
I was at a wedding last year with a tequila bar, and a cask of Real Ale Gose. That night, the Goserita was born, and history was made!
I can Real Ale Gose
3 oz tequila
½ oz Cointreau
Juice of 1 lime
In a shaker, mix lime juice, tequila, and Cointreau. Pour over ice into margarita glasses with salted rims. Top with Real Ale Gose.
One of the most popular beer-based cocktails out there. A fun twist on a Bloody Mary.
1 can Peacemaker
Juice from 2 limes
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
2 tsp tabasco
1 tsp soy sauce
Combine all ingredients except Peacemaker in shaker. Pour over ice into salted pint glasses. Top with Peacemaker. Garnish with a celery stalk, or your favorite Bloody Mary toppers.
The Love Struck Sunrise
If a Tequila Sunrise and a Beermosa had a baby…
1 bottle of Love Struck Heffe
4 oz Lindeman’s Kriek
Pour Love Struck Heffe evenly between two pint glasses. Top with orange juice and float Lindeman’s Kriek on top. Omit the Kriek for another classic, the Beermosa!
Next month’s blog will be Cooking with Beer! Submit your recipes to Sahara@WhichCraftBeerStore.com. The top 6 recipes will be featured in next month’s blog, along with your name, and any fun story you have about this recipe. Winners will also receive a free WhichCraft keychain on their next visit!