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Food & Drink

These Beer Cocktails Are The Ultimate Summer Drinks

Why choose one when you can have both?

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Photo credit: Kitchen Konfidence, The Beeroness, Macheesmo, Camille Styles, Perpetually Hungry, Food52

If you've been drinking your beer straight from the bottle year after year, it's time you try something new. We understand the satisfaction that comes with a thirsty swig of an ice-cold beer, but we've also discovered just how great beer is for mixing in drinks. Beer cocktails are even more refreshing than a regular beer.

When you can't make up your mind between beer or sangria, try beer sangria. If a bloody mary is what you need but a beer is what you crave, the beer bloody mary is what you should make. Plus, these drinks will please cocktail lovers as well as die-hard beer drinkers at your next shindig. Win win.

The 'Hop, Skip And Go Naked' Beer Cocktail
Kitchen Konfidence
Watermelon Beer
Perpetually Hungry
Get the Watermelon Beer recipe from Perpetually Hungry
Get the Michelada recipe from Macheesmo
Blackberry Lemon Shandies
Camille Styles
Get the Blackberry Lemon Shandies recipe from Camille Styles
Braulio Shandy
James Ransom/Food52
Get the Braulio Shandy recipe from Erik Lombardo via Food52
Beer Bloody Mary
The Beeroness
Get the Beer Bloody Mary recipe from The Beeroness
Ginger Orange Beer Cocktail
Get the Ginger Orange Beer Cocktail recipe from VanessaS via Food52
Beer Ice Cream Float
Food Blogga
Get the Beer Ice Cream Float recipe from Food Blogga via Food52
Bloody Hell Beer Cocktail
The Beeroness
Strawberry Beer Lemonade
The Beeroness
Get the Strawberry Beer Lemonade recipe from The Beeroness
Simply Recipes
Get the Panaché recipe from Simply Recipes
Broadway Beer Cocktail
A Beautiful Mess
Get the Broadway Beer Cocktail recipe from A Beautiful Mess
Beer Sangria
The Beeroness
Get the Beer Sangria recipe from The Beeroness
Golden Ale Beer Cocktail
The Beeroness
Get the Golden Ale Beer Cocktail recipe from The Beeroness
Campari Shandy
Molly Wizenberg/Food52
Get the Campari Shandy recipe MollyandBrandon via Food52
Rub & Rye: Rye Whiskey and Belgian Beer Cocktail With a Beef-Jerky Garnish
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