Apricot Shandy

This recipe was originally published as part of a menu in Tasting Table National.

TT Test Kitchen Tip: The perfect summer beverage, this beer cocktail is inspired by the British shandy: beer mixed with ginger ale or sparkling lemonade. The muddled apricots can be substituted with peaches or nectarines for a slightly sweeter brew.

Apricot Shandy
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The perfect summer beverage, this beer cocktail is inspired by the British shandy: beer mixed with ginger ale or sparkling lemonade. The muddled apricots can be substituted with peaches or nectarines for a slightly sweeter brew.
Servings
4
cocktails
Ingredients
  • 4 fresh apricots, sliced, plus more for serving
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from about 1½ medium lemons)
  • Four 12-ounce bottles chilled beer (pale ale or hefeweizen)
Directions
  1. In a large pitcher, muddle together the apricots, granulated sugar and lemon juice until all the ingredients are combined and the apricots are falling apart. Pour in the beer and stir to combine. Strain and serve chilled with apricot wedges.
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