Beer Cocktails: How to Dress Up a Blue-Collar Brew
During the hot summer months it is simple enough to crack open a foamy beer to temper the Oklahoma heat. On its own, beer can be more than just refreshing … it can be hoppy, fruity, citrusy and malty. Mixed with other flavorful ingredients, however, beer can be elevated to the cocktail hour.
Spicy Micheladas give Marshall pilsner a kick in the pants with the addition of hot sauce, lime juice and black pepper; sweet and tart lemonade turns COOP Elevator Wheat beer into a Shandy; and combined as if it was always meant to be, dry rosé wine, Belgian Framboise lambic beer and Anthem’s Golden One, a Belgian-style blond ale, serve as summer’s new favorite sangria.
It goes without saying that these cocktails are best stirred, not shaken.