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Lagerita time! Six delicious, thoroughly tested beer cocktails to make at home

By Tim Dowling

25 Sep 2023 · 5 min read

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  1. Beer cocktails, which have their roots in beer adulteration, have become increasingly popular in recent years and are now featured on the menus of many trendy establishments.

The beer cocktail has its roots in the vulgar pastime of beer adulteration: putting stuff in beer to make it stronger (like whiskey) or weaker (such as lemonade). Over the last decade or so, however, beer has begun to appear on the cocktail menus of cool establishments. At their best, beer cocktails are sophisticated and delicious. At their worst, they can be deeply weird.

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