Five Great Summer Cocktails Including Beer

best summer beerThe right summer cocktail will make your party a hit. Of course, if you love beer, you want to include beer in the cocktail. Here are five great choices for beer cocktails this summer.

Classy Brass Monkey

A very simple, yet tasty cocktail, the Classy Brass Monkey is made with the juice of oranges and a wheat beer. Just juice three oranges and add one, 12-ounce wheat beer to make two great cocktails.

The Beer Margarita with Spiced Rum

This cocktail is a bit more difficult to make, but it's a great choice. Just mix cayenne pepper with the juice of a lime, two ounces of tequila, one ounce of triple sec, one ounce of simple syrup, lime bitters and a light Mexican beer. A dash of sea salt on the rim or in the drink will make it perfect for the summer.

The Beer and Bourbon Lemonade

Choose your favorite bourbon, add a little lemon juice, maple syrup and bitters, and then shake it. Strain the mixture into a chilled glass and top it with your favorite summer ale. This will give you a great drink for your summer party.

Tom Collins with Beer

You will start by mixing simple syrup, gin and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain this mixture into your glass and top it with a wheat ale. This beer cocktail is perfect with a garnish of maraschino cherries.

Berry Beer Cocktail

If you love something with berries, this cocktail is perfect for you. It includes a berry flavored wheat beer, lemon, gin, blackberries, cherries, simple syrup and any other berries you prefer. Simply muddle your berries, gin, simple syrup and lemon juice in the bottom of the glass, then top with beer.

All of these beer cocktails provide the perfect, refreshing drink for your summer party.

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