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18 Ways To Drink Beer You've Definitely Not Tried Before

by Tolani Shoneye Published on 7 August 2015
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Everyone likes an ice-cold beer; it's cheap, refreshing and oh so satisfying. But if you've just been drinking beer straight out of the bottle or can (or keg for that matter) then you've underestimated it my friend. Beer makes great cocktails, desserts and a whole load of other treats too, so we've rounded up 14 of our favourites for your enjoyment. We know, we're great.

We know what you're thinking, why ruin the greatness of good old beer but what if we promise you that these alternative ways to enjoy beer are so much better than the original. We're talking about chocolate covered beer marshmallows here people. You just can't argue with that...

1. Chocolate Covered Beer Marshmallows

Marshmallows are good we know, but they're so much better with guinness, chocolate and topped with crushed pretzels. The perfect grown up marshmallows.

Check out the recipe here.

2. Watermelon Beer

The perfect summer drink = beer and watermelon, AKA the best combination ever. You really have to sit back and congratulate the world for this one. All you need is watermelon and your chosen beer and you have the ingredients for your new favourite drink.

Here's how it's done.

3. Grapefruit Rattler

Slowly poured beer topped with grapefruit juice, garnish with grapefruit slices and served on ice. Yum.

Here's the recipe.

4. Strawberry Rhubarb Shandy

Just look at this perfect image of summer. Strawberries, rhubarb and shandy. It’s tart and floral, with sweet accents on strawberries. It's SO GOOD!

Here's the recipe.

5. Guinness Chocolate Brownies

The perfect combination of cake, fudge and beer. These Guinness chocolate brownies are some of the moistest and tastiest brownies you will ever taste, even if you don't like beer.

Here's how it's done.

6. Root Beer Float Cookies

These beer cookies have changed the game, like seriously cookies don't get any better than this. Get making it now!

Here's how it's done.

7. Raspberry Beer Margaritas

So delicious, so so delicious. The best way to enjoy a margarita. Be sure to make a big patch, this is sure to go fast.

Check out how it's made.

8. Guinness Floats

Place a few scoops of your favourite chocolate or vanilla ice cream into a glass, slowly pour in some Guinness and watch it foam. Then top with some chocolate syrup or chocolate sauce. And enjoy!!

It's that simple!

Here's the recipe.

9. Strawberry Beermosas

Easy to make, easier to drink. It's the a great sweet drink to serve at brunch, because lets face it beer is cheaper than champagne.

Here's the recipe.

10. Raspberry Beer Cocktail

This cocktail is ideal for non beer lover. You can barely taste the beer, the tart fruit and juicy raspberries are the star of the show in this drink. You are sure to love it.

Here's how it's done.

11. Beer Sangria

Because wine sangria is so played out. The mix of lemon syrup, peaches and beer make one hell of a drink.

Here's the recipe.

12. Bloody Hell Cocktail

Blood oranges, jalapeno, whiskey and beer... Basically all good things in on drink.

Here's how to make it.

13. Apple and Pumpkin Beer

These apple, pumpkin beer cocktails are probably the best thing to come out of a shaker glass, and you just have to make it.

Here's the recipe.

14. Root Beer Float Jelly

Because jelly should be enjoyed by everyone, not just kids. This is a little complicated to make. But well worth the effort.

Here's the recipe.

15. Cheesy Beer Bread

Cheese, beer and bread. Not only does it taste amazing, it smells so good too!

Check out the recipe.

16. Honey and Beer Glazed BBQ Chicken

The added beer not only adds flavor, it also helps to tenderise the chicken and makes it so succulently soft. YUM YUM!

Here's the recipe.

17. Butterbeer Ice Cream Recip

Butterbeer ice cream, aka the best ice cream in the world. A creamy butterscotch ice cream, with hints of beer.

Here's how it's done.

18. Beer Candied Bacon

Beer + bacon = Sweet and salty little bites of heaven.

Here's the recipe.

What's your favourite beer recipe? Tweet us @SofeminineUK

This article was written by Tolani Shoneye. Tweet her @tolly_t

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