2014 Recipe File: Brewtastic Beertails

It’s safe to assume that all bars and nightclubs make money off beer. It’s also a safe bet that every establishment in the nation with a full liquor license profit from spirits behind the bar. Merging the two together in a glass can only mean one thing – maximization of revenue. Nightclub & Bar has provided you with a list of beertails that will leave your customers asking for more.

Southern Buck
Created by Naren Young or Wild Turkey

1 ½ oz. Wild Turkey Rare Breed
½ oz. Peach Liqueur
½ oz. Lemon Juice
½ oz. Ginger Beer

Build on cubed ice and top with ginger beer. Stir. Add a straw and garnish with a large mint sprig.

Southern Buck with Wild Turkey

The Wife on Ice
Created by Bounce Sporting Club, NYC

3 oz. mixture of grapefruit juice, lemon, ginger beer and sugar
1 oz. Simple Syrup
1 oz. Belvedere Pink Grapefruit
2 ½ oz. Champagne

Simmer grapefruit juice, lemon, ginger beer and sugar, strain 3 ounces into a mixing glass. Add remaining ingredients. Pour onto shaved ice and garnish with the zest of 1/4 of a grapefruit

Wife on Ice with ginger beer

Cali Ginger-Lime
Created by Caliche Rum

2 oz. Caliche Rum
2 dash of Angostura bitters
½ oz. Lime juice
½ oz. Ginger syrup
3 oz. ginger beer (Barrits is recommended)
In a cocktail shaker combine all ingredients, except for the ginger beer, fill with ice and shake. Strain over ice in a highball or collins glass, add the ginger beer and garnish with lime wheels and wedges.

Cali Ginger Lim with Caliche rum

Bohemia Limeaid
Created by Bohemia

1 ½ oz. Herradura Silver
¼ oz. triple sec
1 oz. fresh lime juice
½  oz. agave syrup
1 oz. Bohemia 

Mix all ingredients together and stir without ice. Pour over ice and garnish with a lime wheel.

Bohemia Limeaid

Beer-ter Melon
Created by Indio Beer

3 cubic inches of watermelon
1 oz. Mezcal
½ oz. agave nectar
½ oz. lime juice
1 oz. Indio beer

Muddle the watermelon in a shaker, add mezcal, agave and lime juice. Shake hard with cubed ice and strain into a highball glass over ice. Add Indio beer and stir to combine, garnish with a watermelon flag or an edible flower.

Beer-ter Melon with Indio Beer

Blood Orange Slash
Created by SKYY Vodka

2 oz. SKYY Vodka
½ oz. Fresh Lime Juice
4 oz. Soda Water
1 oz. Blood Orange Juice
1 oz. Ginger Beer

Ginger Beer & Blood Orange-Infused Ice Cube: Combine blood orange juice, ginger beer and still water in a long ice cube tray and freeze. Build all ingredients in a tall glass. Garnish with a twist of blood orange.

Blood orange slash with skyy vodka

Apple Pie Martini
Created by EPIC Vodka

¾ Cup Apple Cider Beer/Ale
1 oz.  EPIC Whipped Cream Vodka
2 Tablespoons Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
Garnish with Whipped Cream and Cinnamon

Add cider, vodka, and orange juice to a martini glass. Stir to combine. Top with whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon.

Apple Pie Martini with EPIC Vodka