Radler--Wonderful German Beer/Lemonade Concoction

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Total Time
2mins
Prep
2 mins
Cook
0 mins

I spent some time in wonderful Munich Germany last fall and found myself drawn to the beer taps to ask for Radler after Radler. I was a solitary traveler just trying to soak up some of the culture and was so curious what they were mixing up with their beer as I watched them pour. So I asked and have tried to make my own version with what we have to work with here in the US.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 (12 ounce) canminute maid lemonade
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottleof favorite german beer (Weissbier "wheat beer" is best)

Directions

  1. Prepare lemonade as directed on label.
  2. Mix prepared lemonade and beer together in a 1:1 ratio.
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5 5

Our family has been mixing beer with lemonade for more than 50 years. This is a great recipe when your hot working in the yard. We made this in Cuba, we call it Bull, we mix equal parts of beer with lemonade, it's wonderful.

5 5

I am married to a German, and *gasp* don't like beer. His Dad mixed me up one of these on my first visit, and I fell in love! 7-Up or Sprite work pretty well since the German lemonade is not available in the US. It may sound weird, but it is WONDERFUL!

Others have mentioned it..and I agree..instead of 1:1 beer to lemonade..use 2:1:1 beer, sprite, lemonade...it keeps the fizz factor and a slice of lemon helps..I also recommend Schultheiss Berliner Weisse, or Paulaner Hefe-Weizen for your beer..