ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Apple, Lemon, and Gin Shandy

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
Yield Makes 8 servings
No matter where the party is, refreshing, citrusy Apple, Lemon, and Gin Shandy goes from kitchen to cooler with ease. 


  • 3 large Granny Smith apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons fresh shredded ginger
  • 1/2 cup Simple Syrup
  • 2 cups gin
  • 1 (12-oz.) bottle chilled Pilsner beer or club soda
  • Garnish: apple and lemon slices

How to Make It

  1. Puree apples, lemon juice, and ginger in a blender. Pour mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a large pitcher, pressing to release juices; discard solids. Stir in Simple Syrup and gin. Chill 2 hours. Stir in chilled Pilsner beer or club soda. Serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.