Beer 'Garitas

Beer 'Garitas Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Amy Burke
For fast measuring, you can use the empty can of limeade concentrate to measure the tequila. One 12-oz. can is equivalent to 1 1/2 cups. Serve in salt-rimmed glasses, if desired.


Makes about 6 cups
Total time: 5 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 5 Minutes


1 (12-oz.) container limeade concentrate, thawed
1 1/2 cups tequila
2 (12-oz.) bottles beer
Crushed ice
Garnish: lime slices


Stir together first 3 ingredients in a large pitcher until blended. Serve immediately over crushed ice. Garnish, if desired.

Note: We tested with Yazoo Dos Perros Ale, Grolsch Premium Lager, Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale, and Bud Light beer.

May 2011
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