Beer Shandy made 3 ways ! Two ingredient beverage with three version – standard (alcoholic), light and non-alcoholic – perfect drink on game day !
I kind of feel a little silly sharing such an easy, 2 ingredient drink recipe with you.
But it seems after talking to a couple of bloggy friends, that a Beer Shandy is not that well known all over the world.
After some googling, I found some recipes, all more or less the same, with mostly the soft drink which differs.
Lemonade is close to Sprite, but a bit stronger and I have tried a small glass … nope, not for me – I will stick to the Sprite.
Personally, I think a Beer Shandy is more of a ladies drink, almost like a Beer Cocktail, but also not quite.
Do not get me wrong, I know a lot of guys who like a Beer Shandy. Although, normally, most of them will have the leftover beer from the can or the bottle which the wife or girlfriend used to make her Shandy !
Right, so I have gone through different phases, as most of us (I think!).
Full alcohol, lighter alcohol for when I am watching my weight and more recently, alcohol-free, as alcohol and no gallbladder are not really friends.
Therefore, I include all 3 versions of making a Beer Shandy. This drink is an absolute must for those game days, or to quench a thirst quickly.
Especially after a lot of shouting at the referee … yep, I am one of those, the referee is always wrong when my team’s name comes up !
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Beer Shandy (3 Ways)
- 1/2 part Lager Beer
- 1/2 part Sprite
- 1/2 part Lite Lager Beer
- 1/2 part Sprite, sugar-free
- 1/2 part Bavaria 0.0% Beer (or Erdinger Weissbier)
- 1/2 part Sprite (either plain or sugar-free)
- First pour the Beer, followed by the Sprite (to the very top)
Nutritional values according to the Basic version
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Serving Size:2 cups
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 172.5 Carbohydrates: 27.1g Sugar: 19.5g Protein: 0.8g
Serve ice-cold – no ice ! No ice ! But, if you insist … add ice .. to yours, not mine, thank you ! Enjoy!