Beer Cocktails

Bloody Hell Beer Cocktail

Why settle for plain old beer when you can make a beer cocktail?
Here are 6 recipes from On the Coast’s beer columnist Rebecca Whyman (88.1 FM or 690 AM weekdays 3 to 6pm).

Black Velvet

5 oz. champagne
5 oz. Irish stout beer
Combine all ingredients in a glass and stir.

Source: Public House at The Venetian



Beer Margarita

6oz each of frozen (undiluted) limeade
6oz tequila
6oz lager
Blend with ice until smooth. If you feel so inclined garnish with a slice of lime.

Source: The Drinks Business

Cucumber Blonde Bloody Mary

2 oz. Cucumber Vodka
4 grape tomatoes
1 dash celery salt
1 dash pepper
2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
1 dash hot sauce
½ oz. lime juice
2 oz. blonde beer
Garnish: celery stick
Muddle tomatoes, celery salt, and pepper in a cocktail shaker. Add remaining ingredients except beer. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a glass filled with ice. Top with beer and garnish with a celery stick.

Source: David Nepove, mixologist

Weissen Sour

2 oz. bourbon
3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice
1/4 oz. simple syrup
Barspoon of orange marmalade
2 dashes orange bitters
2 oz. white ale
Combine all ingredients and gently shake with ice. Strain over fresh ice cubes into a highball glass and garnish with a lemon twist.

Source: Jasper’s Corner Tap & Kitchen, San Francisco, Calif.

Lambic Sangria

750ml of a raspberry or peach lambic
4oz Tequila
1oz Cointreau
the juice from half a lemon
3 peaches
Simply combine all these ingredients in a large pitcher, stir and enjoy.

Source: The Drinks Business

Bloody Hell: Blood Oranges, Jalapeno, Whiskey and Beer Cocktail

2 oz blood orange juice
1 ½ oz bourbon
1 tbs agave
1 jalapeno, sliced
2 oz IPA beer

In a shaker filled with ice add the blood orange juice, bourbon, agave, and jalapeno sliced. Shake well, pour through a strainer into a highball glass with ice. Add beer, stir.

Source: The Beeroness


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