Dandy Shandygaff

April 6, 2015

Author Notes: One of the perks of crafting a shandygaff is that you have a wide range of flavor profiles and options from which to choose! With so few ingredients, the type and flavor of the ginger ale and beer will have a noticeable impact on the taste. If you want a stronger ginger flavor, choose a less-sweet (small batch) ginger beer or use a lighter beer. For a sweeter drink, try a mild (commercial) ginger ale. I found a milder amber beer to have a nice flavor but also tried one that had been brewed with herbs instead of hops.Stephanie

Serves: 2-3


  • 24 ounces beer (Pilsner, witbier, or light ale is suggested)
  • 12 ounces ginger beer or ginger ale
  • 1 ounce pineapple juice
  • 1/2 lemon, sliced
In This Recipe


  1. Chill pint glasses in freezer before using. Thoroughly chill both beer and ginger beer.
  2. Combine beer, ginger beer, and pineapple juice in a pitcher.
  3. Squeeze 1 lemon slice into each cold glass. Fill and enjoy (preferably by a pool!)

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