Celebrate International Beer Day with a beer cocktail!

Don’t get us wrong, we love to enjoy our favorite beers on their own, but there’s something extra fun about a beer cocktail. A few simple ingredients can take an already great beer and turn it into something entirely new to enjoy.

Mix up a beer cocktail of your own!

Throw Shade cocktail made with Sailor Jerry Rum

Throw Shade

Photo Courtesy of Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

Sailor Jerry Throw Shade

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Sailor Jerry Rum
  • Juice of Half a Lime
  • 1 1/2 Parts Simple Syrup
  • 8 Mint Leaves
  • Amber Lager

Preparation: Muddle simple syrup & mint. Add Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum and shake over ice. Double strain. Serve in beer mug or pint glass on the rocks. Top with Amber Lager. Garnish with lime and mint.


Dessert Clove

Dessert Clove

Photo Courtesy of KB Network News, BKB in New York

Dessert Clove

Courtesy of Artimeo Vasquez, BKB in New York

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Vida Mezcal
  • 1 oz. Ruby Port
  • 1/2 oz. Clove Syrup (simple syrup infused with cloves to taste)
  • 3/4 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp. Brandied Maraschino Cherries
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 1 bottle Pilsner Urquell
  • 1 Orange Peel

Preparation: Muddle cherries in lemon juice. Add mezcal, port, clove syrup and bitters. Shake and strain into a Collins glass, then top with Pilsner Urquell. Garnish with an orange twist.


Southern Sun

Southern Sun

Photo Courtesy of Good People and Palmetto Brewing

Southern Sun

Created by Eric Bennett, Bar Manager and Principal Bartender at Carrigan’s Public House.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Cocchi Americano
  • 1/2 oz. Jack Rudy Tonic syrup
  • 3 oz. Good People Pale Ale

Preparation: Combine ingredients in a mason jar, garnish with lemon, strawberry slice and rosemary sprig.