Brew enthusiasts get ready because National Beer Day is Thursday, April 7th. If you want to switch it up this year and shy away from your normal pint, mix up one of these spiked cocktails. And remember, if you didn’t get to try enough options on the 7th, the weekend’s right around the corner.
Directions: In a glass filled with ice, combine Sauza® Silver Tequila, limeade, beer and water. Stir gently. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Sapporo Cha (Tea):
Directions: Combine all ingredients in shaker tin and stir with ice. Strain into martini glass and serve immediately. (Note: If desired, garnish with wedge of orange.)
Soltado Indian Summer: (Created by Cassandra Rosen for Soltado Tequila)
Directions: Shake and strain all ingredients except beer into a tall glass on the rocks. Top with beer, stir. Garnish with grapefruit or lemon peel.
Orcardian Nights: (Created by Chino Lee of Bit House Saloon in Portland)
Directions: Combine whisky, pimento dram, honey and egg into a cocktail shaker. Dry shake for ten seconds. Add ice to the shaker, and continue shaking until chilled. Add in porter, and strain into chilled glass. Garnish with fresh ground nutmeg.
Pinnacle® Handsome Ginger:
Directions: Mix in a glass with ice and top it off with fresh mint.