Beer Shandy - Lemon
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Created by Michael29, Thursday, 19 May 2011
Description A very popular drink especially in the UK, this is generally a mix of beer and either ginger ale/beer, Sprite or Lemonade. This version is one that adds mint and fresh lemon juice to the mix and tastes great. Perfect for a sunny day with friends.
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Main Ingredient
Cocktail Type
  • 1 Cup of white Sugar
  • 3 Cups of cold water
  • 4x 3 Inch lemon zest strips
  • 1 Cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 Mint sprigs
  • 1 Cold beer
  1. Add sugar and 1 cup of water to a saucepan and turn heat to med-low
  2. Stir until sugar has dissolved completely
  3. Add the zest strips and stir for another minute
  4. Let this cool down to match room temperature
  5. Pour the syrup you just made into a pitcher, then add 2 more cups of water, mint and lemon juice.
  6. Stir until evenly mixed
  7. Refrigirate until icy cold
  8. Pour 1.4 cup of chilled lemonade in a glass and slowly fill the rest with the beer.
  9. Drink up!

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