What beers are good for making shandy?

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?


  1. 6 ounces pale ale or lager beer.
  2. 6 ounces ginger ale, ginger beer, lemon lime soda (Sprite), or sparkling lemonade.
  3. For the garnish: lemon wedge (optional)
  4. 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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