No longer a politically correct term as the name, Irish Car Bomb, references a dark time in Ireland's history, this bomber style shot is still quite popular stateside, especially on St. Patrick's Day. As veterans will tell you, drink it quickly or you're left with a curdled class of beer, whiskey, and irish cream.
The classic version of this boilermaker (a shot dropped inside another drink) was with made with Jagermeister and beer. The modern version that's now more popular calls for Jagermeister dropped into a glass half full of Red Bull or another similar energy drink. Bottoms up!
This take on the classic Snake Bite beer cocktail combines two summertime favorites; a light beachy lager and dry sparkling cider. Typically half and half, you can play with the ratio until you get a flavor you like best. Remember to use ice cold ingredients straight from the cooler. Fins up friends!
A popular beer cocktail in Western Europe, a Shandy is half beer and half juice or fruity soda. You can adjust the amounts to your liking. Fresh squeezed citrus and hefeweizen; a match made in shandy heaven.