20 ml of Martini Rosato
40 ml of Campari
100 ml of Beer (preferably lager with floral notes)
Orange Bitters – to taste
2 slices of Sweet Lime
Lime twists to garnishInstructions:Half fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the martini, Campari and finally the orange bitters into the cocktail shaker. Stir gently, do not shake. Strain the mixture and pour it into a cocktail glass. Add the chilled pint of beer and stir gently. Add the slices of orange to garnish and serve. Quick tip: For a perfect beer cocktail, beer should always be added at the end after mixing other ingredients else it might lose its fizz and spoil the taste.
2. Sparkling CoffeeThough this cocktail has been around for ages, this new age twist makes it very different. You will simply love the wonderful combination of espresso and beer.Time to prepare: 10 minutesYou will need:
2 large lemon slices
30 ml of espresso
45 ml of kahlua (coffee liqueur)
100 ml of beer (lager)Instructions:Put ice cubes in a tall glass and carefully squeeze the lemons into the glass. Pour the hot espresso shot (black coffee) on top of the ice and then add the kahlua to create a rich coffee flavour. Shake this mixture well and then pour the beer carefully till you top up the glass. Stir gently, add a star anise as a garnish and enjoy!
3. MicheladaA Michelada (pronounced mee-che-LAH-dah), is a classic beer cocktail made with beer and lime juice along with an assortment of sauces, spices and peppers. It is served in a chilled and salt-rimmed glass.Time to prepare: 15 minutesYou will need:
2 Tbsp of lime juice
1 Tbsp of sea salt
A splash of tequila
1 bottle of beer
Some ice cubesInstructions:Pour the juice of one lime into a small bowl and brush a little of the lime juice around the rim of your glass. Put some sea salt onto a plate and dip the wet rims into the salt so that you get a rim of sea salt on your glass. Add one tablespoon of tequila and the remaining lime juice into the glass. Stir gently and add some ice cubes. Slowly pour the beer into the glass so that the cream develops. Top with a dash of Worcestershire sauce, garnish with a slice of lime and your glass of Michelada is ready to be serves!You can experiment with a variety of mixes and spices. So this festive season, celebrate with your favorite beer, but with a twist!
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