The TT Official Drink of Summer
Mix beer with Byrrh, just like Jim Meehan
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To toast his new role at Tasting Table, PDT mixologist Jim Meehan mixed up a big cold pitcher of wheat beer, cassis and an old-school French apéritif called Byrrh. He calls the fizzy, sunset-colored punch a Beer Cassis. We call it the Official TT Drink of Summer.
If you get the ingredients nice and cold before mixing, consider adding ice to the individual glasses instead of the pitcher.
Yield: 8 servings
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
4 ounces Byrrh, chilled
1 ounce Cassis, chilled
1 750ml Belgian-style Strong Pale Ale, preferably Brooklyn Local 1
Lemon slices, for garnish
Orange slices, for garnish