This Hefeweizen-based beer cocktail features dry Curaçao and amaro plus orange and lemon juice. It may look unassuming, but this drink is a citrus bomb.
Photo by Maddie Teren

Courtesy Matt Tocco, strategic hospitality beverage director, Pinewood Social, Nashville

It looks like an innocent glass of beer, but this cocktail is a citrus bomb that features orange liqueur balanced against a particularly fruit-forward style of wheat beer.

Beer Cocktails for People Who Love Beer (and Even Those Who Don’t)
  • 1½ ounces Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao
  • ½ ounce Amaro CioCiaro
  • 2 ounces orange juice
  • ½ ounce lemon juice
  • 1 cup Hefeweizen, or wheat beer

In beer goblet filled with ice, stir together all ingredients.

Published on January 26, 2018
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Kara Newman 
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Kara Newman reviews spirits and writes about spirits and cocktail trends for Wine Enthusiast. She's the author of Shake.Stir.Sip.: 40 Effortless Cocktails Made In Equal Parts (Chronicle Books, 2016) as well as ROAD SODA: Recipes and techniques for making great cocktails, anywhere (Dovetail Press, 2017). Email:

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