Meyer Lemon Shandy

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Meyer Lemon Shandy - Homemade Meyer lemonade + wheat beer = the perfect drink to go with a salty snack! | foxeslovelemons.com

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Believe it or not, I used to be somewhat adverse to lemons mixing with other types of food. Lemon chicken and rice soup really confused me and I didn’t understand the allure. What can I say? Taste buds change, and now I’ll order lemon chicken soup from the Greek carryout whenever I get a chance.

The mixture of beer and lemonade known as a “shandy” used to really perturb me, but you guessed it – not anymore! Today I’m bringing you a Meyer Lemon Shandy, because I’m still clinging to the last of this year’s Meyer lemon bounty.

Meyer Lemon Shandy - Homemade Meyer lemonade + wheat beer = the perfect drink to go with a salty snack! | foxeslovelemons.com

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty much incapable of having a beer without a salty snack! While The Original or Sour Cream & Onion Pringles® are always in my beach bag (a tradition held since childhood), I’ve recently been digging Zesty Salsa Pringles® Tortillas for at-home snackin’. They are crunchy tortilla crisps in the iconic Pringles® shape, load with tangy tomato flavor. You don’t need to serve a dip with them at all, so they’re super convenient to keep on hand for whenever a snack attack occurs.

‘Tis the season for basketball watching, beer drinkin’ and chip eatin’, so why not try this combo this weekend?

Meyer Lemon Shandy - Homemade Meyer lemonade + wheat beer = the perfect drink to go with a salty snack! | foxeslovelemons.com

Meyer Lemon Shandy

Ingredients:


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 2-1/2 cups cold water, divided

  • Juice of 3 Meyer lemons

  • 4 bottles (12 ounces each) wheat beer


Directions:


  1. In small saucepot, heat sugar and 1/2 cup water to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. When all sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and let cool. Transfer to jar and refrigerate until chilled.

  2. In small pitcher, make lemonade: stir sugar syrup, lemon juice and remaining 2 cups cold water until well combined.

  3. Divide lemonade between 4 pint glasses or mugs. Pour 1 beer into each glass and gently stir to combine.


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