A few weeks ago I accidentally discovered a great little beer cocktail, although I did it Columbus style. That is to say that I found something that thousands of people already knew about. I was thinking about people drinking red beer with tomato juice in it and I decided to spice it up a bit with some Bloody Mary mix. Then I decided that a little vodka would help smooth and round the flavor profile. Turns out it’s called a Michelada.
With that, I decided to collect up a few recipes to have in my back pocket. Following the video are a few of my favorites that I found on the good ‘ol Internet.
Lunch Box - Also called the Cincinnati Lunch Box. This is a fruity cocktail that will satisfy anyone with an affinity for the “Boat Drink.”
Fill a shaker pint 3/4 up with Hefeweizen and top it off with orange juice, then add a shot of amaretto liqueur. Garnish with an orange wheel and cherry.
Monaco - Mix equal parts carbonated lemonade and light lager, and a bit of grenadine.
Broadway- 1 part lager 1 part cola (This is called a “Black Bart” if you use stout in stead of lager.)
Raging Bull- 2 parts lager 2 parts Red Bull 1 part tequila (Careful with this!)
Wheat & Mint (From Club 50)- 15 mint leaves 1 1/2 oz. Gin 1 oz. of lime juice or juice of 1 lime 1 oz. of simple syrup Dash of orange bitters 2 oz. wheat beer. Orange slice and a mint sprig for garnish
Have fun mixing and matching!