Radler
recipe

by WilliamPhilaPa / 01-31-2003

Section: Beer Concoctions | Beer & Food Home

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On a hot summer afternoon in June of 1922, Franz Xaver Kugler, the owner of a Gasthaus high in the Deisenhofner Kugler-Alm in Bavaria realized that he did not have enough beer to accomodate all of his guests for the day, both bicyclists as well as mountain hikers. Hence, he decided to offer his remaining beer, as a mixture of beer and lemon-lime soda of which he had an ample supply, and thus he nick-named his newly-found drink after the bicyclists, the "Radler" ...

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 pilsner beer (your choice)
  • 1/2 lemom-lime soda
Direction & Notes:
    Mix both parts equally, serve and then drink.
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