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4/25/2014
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It’s 5-O’Clock Somewhere:
Spicy Lemon Lager

Pop quiz: What’s more refreshing than a nice cold beer? That’d be a nice cold… >

It’s 5-O’Clock Somewhere: Spicy Lemon Lager

Pop quiz: What’s more refreshing than a nice cold beer? That’d be a nice cold beer spiked with citrus. With a generous squeeze of lemon, a hint of lime and a wink of orange bitters, this crafty cocktail spices things up even further with fresh serrano peppers. Summer, we’re ready when you are.

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WHAT YOU’LL NEED
4 oz. lager or ale
1 oz. mezcal
1 oz. lemon juice
1/2 oz. lime juice
1/4 oz. agave
2-4 slices fresh serrano pepper
2 dashes orange bitters


HOW TO MAKE IT…

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the citrus juices, agave and serrano slices to release the heat from the peppers. Add the mezcal, bitters and ice and shake vigorously. Double-strain into a glass (we pulled out our Helianthus Goblets for the occasion) and top with the beer. Garnish with an extra lemon wedge and pucker up.