Lost in Texas

Lost in Texas Recipe
Photo: Jody Horton; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

 

This refreshing beer cocktail balances a malty bock-style beer with fruit-tinged apricot brandy.

Yield:

Makes 1 serving
Total time: 5 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 5 Minutes

Ingredients

6 tablespoons bock beer
2 tablespoons vodka
2 tablespoons Italian bitter liqueur
1 to 2 Tbsp. apricot brandy
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Ice
Garnish: orange peel strip

Preparation

Combine beer, vodka, liqueur, apricot brandy, lemon juice, and Angostura bitters in a cocktail shaker. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Pour into a 12- to 16-oz. glass filled with ice. Garnish, if desired.

Note: We tested with Shiner Bock beer, Tito's Handmade Vodka, and Averna Amaro Italian bitter liqueur.