International Beer Day Cocktails

Celebrate the greatest holiday ever with these awesome concoctions.

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Today is Friday. Today also happens to be International Beer Day. It’s a global celebration and recognition of beer in all of its glory and deliciousness. So basically, there is no reason for you to be reading this without a drink in your hand. But before you run to the fridge to simply pop open a cold one, we thought we’d share a few more creative beer-infused drinks that you might want to enjoy instead.

Templeton Rye Whiskey
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale

1 ounce Templeton Rye Whiskey
½ ounce Campari
4 ounce Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
½ ounce lemon juice

1. In a double rocks glass add Templeton Rye Whiskey, Campari and lemon juice.
2. Add ice.
3. Top with Pale Ale.

12 ounce Lager Beer
.5 ounce Casa Noble Crystal Tequila
.25 ounce Triple Sec
2 ounce Sour Mix

1. Mix all ingredients except lager in a blender with ice.
2. Pour into a large margarita glass.
3. Add chilled beer over the top.
4. Garnish with a slice of lime and serve.

Framboise Franca Bomb

12 ounce Framboise Lambic (such as Lindemans)
1 ounce Fernet Branca

1. Fill pint glass with Framboise Lambic beer.
2. Drop Fernet Branca shot into glass 3. Drink immediately.

Fernet-Branca & Templeton-
‘The Black Sea’

1 ounce Templeton Rye Whiskey
.5 ounce Fernet Branca
.5 ounce Chocolate Syrup
Top Ballast Point Sea Monster Imperial Stout

1. In a mixing glass with ice, shake whiskey, Fernet Branca and chocolate syrup, strain and fill with stout.
2. Garnish with shaved chocolate and pinch of sea salt.