Friday, July 6, 2012

{Friday Cocktail} Black Cherry Shandy

Whose excited about the Olympics? THIS GIRL. Since we are on an official Olympic countdown (21 days as of 9 am this morning) I wanted to get you all excited with the summery British inspired cocktail. A Shandy is a beer and juice based beverage. It's light and refreshing, and perfect for relaxing at the end of a long week. I have been enjoying more than my fair share of shandies lately, but mmm... are they good in this HOT weather. 

This one was dreamed up because of an abundance of black cherries and limes (post fourth of July). It's really easy to put together, and a great sweet tart combo. I present to you the...

Black Cherry Shandy


Ingredients
  • 1 light beer (I used Yueling Light)
  • .5 cup sliced black cherries
  • 1 small lime (zested)
  • 1.5 oz Tequila
  • 1 Tbsp Simple Syrup

Directions

Muddle cherries, zest and half the juice from the lime in a shaker. Add tequila and ice. Then top with beer. enjoy.

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4 comments:

Tabitha Mahoney said...

YUELING has light??? OMG my sis LOVES that beer but they dont sell it over here obvi.

Happy Friday gorg

Tab

Liz - So Much to Smile About said...

This looks so fun and easy! I'll def have to give it a try!

kaylee said...

Mmmmm this looks and sounds delishh!

Niki said...

Yum! This looks sooo good and refreshing! I will have to try it this weekend!

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