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Summer Beer

October 26, 2009
Author Notes

Sometimes necessity is the mother of recipe invention. This cocktail was developed from the contents of the freezer at a rented house one August. I am a big fan of Shandy's in the summer and since we didn't have our usual ginger ale when we were craving them late one evening, we made this instead. We were worried that the concentrate would be too sweet, but it actually worked quite well and we have added it to our summer drink rotation. —Kelsey Banfield

  • Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 6 ounces can limeade concentrate
  • 6 ounces light rum
  • 12 ounces beer of choice (I usually use Heinekin for this)
  • lime slices for garnish
  • Crushed ice
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Directions
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and give it a quick blitz. Pour into a glass over crushed ice, and garnish with a lime. Serve immediately and ENJOY!
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Home cook, food blogger, cookbook author, wine lover, avid traveler, and mother of two young children. Check out my books: The Naptime Chef: Fitting Great Food into Family Life (2012), and The Family Calendar Cookbook: From Birthdays to Bake Sales, Good Food to Carry You Through the Year (2015), Running Press.