Try a Radler

1
Baby Kato

By
@BabyKato

A Radler is a thirst quenching, beer based drink that has been popular in Austria, for a very long time; especially in the summer. It is a mix of beer and either Almdudler, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Lemon Soda or Lemonade.

This version combines light, crisp lager and homemade lemon soda made with fresh squeezed lemon juice. Sounds great to me.

I know first hand that ginger ale and beer are good together, so I am betting the other beer variations will be just as good.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • LEMON SODA

  • ·
    4 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ·
    2 ounces simple syrup
  • ·
    6 ounces club soda or seltzer, cold
  • SIMPLE SYRUP

  • ·
    1 cup water
  • ·
    2 cups sugar
  • RADLER DRINK

  • ·
    12 ounces light lager, chilled
  • ·
    2 lemon slices

How to Make Try a Radler

Step-by-Step

  1. Lemon Soda:

    Pour lemon juice, simple syrup in a small pitcher and mix. Next add the club soda and give it a good stir.
  2. Simple Syrup:

    Add 1 cup of water and 2 cups of sugar to a medium saucepan, cook over medium-high heat, stir often, it is done when the sugar is dissolved and the syrup has thickened.

    Cool and keep in an airtight container in the fridge to use in other summer drinks.
  3. Assemble:

    Pour half of the lemon soda and half of the beer into two beer glasses, sir and garnish with a lemon slice.

Printable Recipe Card

About Try a Radler

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Hungarian



Show 5 Comments & Reviews

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails


What better way to relax at the end of the day than to make a refreshing cocktail and take a few moments to yourself? We all know summertime can be busy. We may not be able to do this every day, but at least once a week I try to. It helps me clear my […]

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto


Bright green in color, pesto is a classic northern Italian sauce. Traditionally made with basil, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, and nuts (pine nuts or walnuts), it has a slightly grassy and nutty flavor. Easy to make at home, it’s versatile and quite tasty. We’re sharing pesto sauce from scratch recipes along with ways you can […]

17 Sundae Topping Ideas

17 Sundae Topping Ideas


There’s nothing better than indulging in a frozen treat on those hot summer days, but it’s time to step up your ice cream game. These delicious sundae toppings will change how you scream for ice cream. From homemade strawberry sauce to skillet peaches to pretzel bites, your taste buds will jump for joy when you […]