Skip Nav
Food Video
Cotton Candy Is the Sweetest Way to Upgrade Your S'mores
Original Recipes
The Best Method to Grill Skinless, Boneless Chicken Breasts
Summer
15 Pitcher-Perfect Cocktails For Breezy Bartending Duty

Come Party With Me: March Madness — Drinks

When selecting a beverage to pair with a sporting event, like a basketball tournament, beer is the first thing that comes to mind. However, I know some of the Sugar girls dislike beer, so I'm going to serve shandys.

A shandy is a British beer cocktail that combines brew with lemonade. This recipe from the current issue of Food & Wine magazine jazzes up the traditional shandy by adding in ginger. Refreshing and sparkling, this drink looks perfect for Spring.

In case guests prefer to sip something else, I'll also have chilled white wine and sparkling water. To learn how to make the ginger shandies,

.

Ginger Shandies

Ginger Shandies

Ginger Shandies

Ingredients

  1. Three 11.2 ounce bottles of chilled Hoegaarden beer
  2. One 12-ounce bottle chilled ginger beer
  3. 1 thinly sliced lemon
  4. Mint springs, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a large pitcher, combine the Hoegaarden with the ginger beer. Stir in most of the lemon slices and mint springs.
  2. Fill 6 rocks glasses with ice. Add the remaining lemon slices to the glasses and pour in the shandy. Garnish each drink with a mint sprig and serve.

Serves 6.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Different...
cloroxcowgirl cloroxcowgirl 8 years
This sounds good! I love Hoegaarden.
Happy Hour: Mamie Taylor
Latin Beer Cocktails Recipes
March Madness Reaction GIFs
Latin American Beers
March Madness Food Ideas
March Madness 2017 Northwestern Kid Crying Meme
Black and Tan Recipe
Health Benefits of Ginger
How to Open a Beer Bottle Without a Bottle Opener
Heineken "Open Your World" Ad
From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds