Pale ale, wheat beer, or a light lager work best when making a shandy. Dark beers or stouts are not usually used in shandies.
What beer goes in shandy?
A shandy is a mixture of Lager beer and lemonade. It’s really that simple. You pour the beer into a glass and top it up with lemonade to give it that refreshing summer taste. Another common name for the shandy is a Lager Tops as you are topping up a lager with lemonade.
Which shandy is best?
Best Shandy Beers
- Curious Traveler.
- Del’s Shandy.
- Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy.
- Boulevard Ginger Lemon Radler.
- Hopworks Totally Radler.
- Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Hefeweizen.
- Samuel Adams Porch Rocker Radler.
- UFO Big Squeeze Shandy.
What do you put first in a shandy?
It really doesn’t matter which you pour in first, just tip the glass to the side when you pour.
What is the difference between a shandy and a lager top?
A shandy is technically a half-half mix, but I do feel we can include “tops” in this category. A top is a quick-fire shot of lemonade on top of a full pint, usually lager. Lager tops is a favourite of those new to beer, where a mouthful of sweetness eases the drinker into the experience.
How do you make Heineken shandy?
- 6 ounces pale ale or lager beer.
- 6 ounces ginger ale, ginger beer, lemon lime soda (Sprite), or sparkling lemonade.
- For the garnish: lemon wedge (optional)
- Optional: 1 dash bitters adds a complex flavor.
Can you get drunk off shandy?
Play with different flavour combinations and match the perfect craft beer with its perfect non-alcoholic partner. Coffee Shandy – Yup, it’s a thing apparently – and it’s completely alcohol-free. Again, a 50:50 ratio but this time using cold brew coffee and lemonade. Or, the cold brew coffee could be added to the beer.
What kind of beer is a summer shandy?
Crisp weiss beer
Crisp weiss beer with natural lemonade flavor.
Leinenkugel’s® Summer Shandy® is our traditional weiss beer with refreshing natural lemonade flavor that makes it the perfect summer beer. In 2012, Summer Shandy won a Silver medal at the Great American Beer Festival® in the Fruit Wheat Beer category.
Who makes lemon shandy beer?
Summer Shandy Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
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