Beer-Focused Cocktails

Turn your favorite ale or lager into a game-day cocktail.
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Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Marshall Troy ©2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Mauro's Michelada Supreme

Jeff Mauro kicks up a traditional michelada with the addition of fish sauce, hot sauce and chile powder.

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Beer Sangria

Skip white wine in favor of grape juice and wheat beer as the basis for this crowd-pleasing sangria.

Get the Recipe: Beer Sangria

Pitch Dark Coffee Stout

The double dose of coffee (in both espresso and liqueur form) as well as sweet black currants bring out the chocolatey best in a stout beer.

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Lime Beer Cocktail

Sandra's three-ingredient cocktail comes together in just five minutes.

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Spicy Beer-y Bloody Mary

Malty, sweet brown ale brings body and fizz to the classic Bloody Mary. This version is thinner than the standard brunch staple, making it all the better for sipping with snacks.

Get the Recipe: Spicy Beer-y Bloody Mary

Manhattan Beer Slushie

An icy beer granita is the base for this grown-up slushie. If you like your drinks sweeter, go for a high-wheat-percentage bourbon; if you like them spicier, go with a high-rye-percentage bourbon. Either way, it goes down smooth.

Get the Recipe: Manhattan Beer Slushie

Pale Ginger Shandy

A shandy is the classic combo of beer and lemonade. Spicy ginger syrup and tart lemon juice round out the hoppy ale, with an extra burst of bubbles from club soda. Add leftover ginger syrup to a bowl of berries for a simple dessert.

Get the Recipe: Pale Ginger Shandy

Orange Bee Sting

Honey and orange liqueur bring out the sweetness in wheat beer, while the bitters amplify the beer's spicy notes. Squeeze the orange wedge into the cocktail for a pronounced citrusy finish.

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Gina's Super Bowl Punch

Serve a crowd with this limeade and beer-based punch.

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Old Fashioned Amber

This beer-based cocktail also features the classic old fashioned ingredients: bourbon and bitters.

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Frozen Beergaritas

Top homemade frozen margarita mix with Mexican pilsner and garnish with a lime wedge.

Get the Recipe: Frozen Beergaritas

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