Category: Kindred Spirits

Make Burke Believe, a Beer Cocktail with Dry-Hopped Sour, Bourbon, and Cynar Kindred Spirits by

This cocktail was made to convince a skeptical bartender at New York city bar As Is that sour beer can work well with whiskey.

How to Make Lord Nibbler, a Cocktail with IPA syrup, Bourbon, and Campari Kindred Spirits by

The pine and citrus notes in the massive hop profile of COOP Ale Works’ F5 IPA shine brightly against the bourbon’s hints of soft vanilla and spice in this beer cocktail by Oklahoma bar Valkyrie.

How to Make Invocation, a Beer Cocktail with Irish Stout, Rye, and Chartreuse Kindred Spirits by

This beer cocktail combines rye whiskey and the herbal flavors of basil syrup and Chartreuse with the velvety, chocolate, and coffee notes of Gutshot Dry Irish Stout from Henderson, Nev.’s Bad Beat Brewing.

Brewski Old Fashioned Kindred Spirits by

This beer cocktail combines classic old fashioned ingredients of orange peel, cherry, and bourbon with Oatmeal Stout and a housemade vanilla Stout syrup for sweetness.

Hay Rye’d Kindred Spirits by

A spiced rye ale combines with warming rye whiskey, black pepper vodka, ginger, and orange, hops, and charred cedar bitters to create a spicy beer cocktail with a depth of flavor.

Citradelic Sour Kindred Spirits by

A citrus-heavy IPA inspires a play on an Amaretto Stone Sour cocktail, traditionally made with amaretto almond liqueur, sweet-and-sour mix, and orange juice.

Dancin’ Late At Night Kindred Spirits by

Aged rum, molasses, sherry, blueberries, and kombucha combine with the crisp, light tartness of a Berliner Weisse to create a drink that tastes refreshing yet complex.

Patada de Mula Kindred Spirits by

Inspired by margaritas topped with an upside-down bottle of Mexican lager, this beer cocktail combines tequila, jalapeño simple syrup, and lime with a Berliner Weisse.

Carolina Creeper Kindred Spirits by

In this beer cocktail, Watermelon provides a refreshing base as lemon and thyme subtly act as a bridge to the peppery finish, while a Witbier finishes the cocktail with a light, smooth mouthfeel.

Irish Iced Latte Kindred Spirits by

The Irish Iced Latte, made with a Milk Stout, has the bold whiskey backbone of an Irish coffee, the elegance of a milk punch, and the playful, foamy mouthfeel of a Smith and Curran.

Whilst Winter Fades Kindred Spirits by

Rye whiskey and maple syrup work together in this cocktail to liven the spicy and floral components of a one-off Pilsner from Oregon’s Fort George Brewery.

Brass Monkey Kindred Spirits by

This tiki-style beertail combines a fresh cantaloupe cordial with nutty orgeat and an Italian amaro to offer a pleasantly bitter base of saffron, violet and anise, complementing the presence of grapefruit juice and a hoppy IPA.

The Great Escape Kindred Spirits by

Cointreau, an orange liqueur, plus orange and lemon juice give a citrusy, tropical flavor, while spiced rum adds a warming kick to this beer cocktail topped with an American Pale Ale.

Confluence “Double You”-IPA Kindred Spirits by

Combining IPA with bourbon and adding a hit of sweet blood orange liqueur provided just the right flavors to open this cocktail’s floral qualities.

Just The Facts Kindred Spirits by

The crisp hoppiness and super dank fruit notes of Voodoo Brewing Company’s Good Vibes IPA combines with Bluecoat Gin and Bonal, a French aperitif wine, in this beer cocktail.

The Steigern Kindred Spirits by

In Kansas, Bourgeois Pig pairs the ginger-lemon radler from nearby Boulevard Brewing Co. with a splash of botanical gin and elderflower liqueur.

67 Old Fashioned Kindred Spirits by

The idea for the 67 Old Fashioned came while having a beer and a shot after work. A sip of the cocktail is very whiskey forward, but when you exhale you taste the Mosaic hops and the gentle IPA bite from the demerara syrup made with Dallas-based Community Beer Company’s IPA.

Blanche Kindred Spirits by

Tarragon is a perfect botanical for gin drinks, and tarragon syrup adds a sweet kick to gin and sodas. This beer cocktail combines that fresh, summer flavor with the refreshingly tart Rhinegeist Gose.

The Redbeard Kindred Spirits by

In this cocktail, tart blood orange pairs well with the German-style Pilsner from Crux Fermentation Project. Meanwhile, sumac, a lemony and earthy spice, provides a great flavor bridge between the smoke of the mezcal and the tartness of the blood orange.

Beer & Sand Kindred Spirits by

A play on the traditional orange juice and scotch-based Blood & Sand cocktail, the Beer & Sand combines a Baltic Porter with a base of smoked whiskey and gingerbread spirit.

The Maiden Search Kindred Spirits by

Poured from a nitro tap, the caramel aroma and bready malts of The Search ESB from Chicago’s Aquanaut Brewing pair well with bourbon, the orange zest and toasted wood notes of Curaçao, and the spice of ginger liqueur in this frothy take on a whiskey sour.

Two Oceans Kindred Spirits by

Two Oceans is a tiki-inspired beer punch named after a spectacular mountain north of Jackson in Togwotee Pass. In this recipe, the spices from a house-made falernum blend with the gin’s juniper and the Pale Ale’s hops to create a very bright and complex punch.

Mai Time Kindred Spirits by

This simple cocktail enhances the unique characteristics of Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company’s Smoked Mai Bock, a bourbon barrel-aged pale lager made with beechwood-smoked barley malt. Think of it as brunch in a glass.

Brigantine Kindred Spirits by

Inspired by IPA’s semi-mythic ocean voyage from Britain to India, Brigantine tells a seafaring tale by combining rum and a hoppy ale.

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