When you think of a drink to sip on while watching your favourite team score in the football this summer, a beer cocktail probably isn’t the first thing that’ll come to mind. Yes, beer cocktails are actually a thing! And, if you haven’t tried one of these then you’ve been missing out.
Luckily for you, we’ve got some amazing recipes you should try while watching the next game. So, why not swap your football boots for a cocktail shaker and try one of these delicious drinks?
340ml of lemonade
590ml of pineapple juice
6 bottles or cans of your favourite beer
Slices of fruit (lemon, lime, orange)
For the ideal footie combo, get yourself a large bowl or pitcher to share this mouth-watering cocktail with your mates. Mix together the lemonade, pineapple juice and 6 bottles or cans of your favourite beer. For a little added touch, throw in some sliced lemons, limes and oranges. Serve the punch into individual cups and get ready to celebrate.
40ml of pomegranate juice
55ml of lemonade
Bottle of pale lager
Slices of lemon
If you’re looking to spice up your match party, then this colourful drink is a fantastic option. It’s made by mixing the pomegranate juice with the lemonade and your selected bottle of pale lager. Serve in a chilled glass with ice cubes and a couple of lemon slices for maximum flavour.
60ml of lime juice
Teaspoon of soy sauce
2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons of hot sauce
355ml of Mexican beer
Salt and black pepper
For a drink with a bit more of a kick, try the fiery Micheladas. Mix lime juice with some soy, Worcestershire and hot sauce. Then, added in your selected beer. Finish your cocktail by wetting the rim of the glass and dipping it in a mixture of salt and pepper.
180ml of maple syrup
6 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
300ml of lemon juice
300ml of apple flavoured liquor
950ml of wheat beer
180 of club soda
Try and add a sweet taste to your beer with this old American beverage. Add all the ingredients together and serve with a lemon wedge. The Sidewalker is perfect for those of you with a sweet tooth, and after having one sip of this drink, you’ll be guaranteed to want more.
Honey cider beer cocktail
355ml of apple cider
60ml of honey
710ml of fizzy water
60ml of fresh lemon juice
2 bottles of pale ale-style beer
1 apple that’s cored and thinly sliced
Combine cider and honey in a small saucepan over a medium to high temperature; bring to a simmer. Cook for ten minutes then cool to room temperature. And cover to chill for four hours or overnight. Once this has cooled down, place the cider mixture in a large pitcher and add seltzer, lemon juice, and beer to this. Serve over ice and garnish with remaining apple slices.