We've noticed that beer cocktails are popping up on bar and restaurant menus all over the place, including Hawksmoor, Oskar’s at Dabbous and Meat Liquor. Not convinced? Before you write them off forever, give one of these three variations a go at home, sourced from the barmen who created them.
25ml fresh Lime Juice
25ml Sugar Syrup
Blend all ingredients, pour into a highball glass and top with 65ml Pale ale.
From Soul Shakers @ Meat Liquor. Mixologist: Giles Looker
2 Shaky Pete’s Ginger Brew
50ml homemade ginger syrup
50ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
35ml good gin, such as Beefeater
100ml London Pride ale
In a blender, blitz the ginger syrup, lemon juice, gin and half a cup of cubed ice. Strain through a coarse sieve into a frozen beer mug and top with London Pride.
3 Giddy Up
25ml Tapatio Blanco
10ml Elderflower cordial
25ml Bramley and Gage Slider
10ml Lemon juice
20ml Chamomile infused acacia honey
Shake and strain, top with Sierra Nevada IPA and pour into a pint pewter tankard.
From Oskar’s Bar at Dabbous