8 Beer Cocktails to Spice up Your Evening from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Champagne Style Bare Budget

Everyone loves a cocktail. While the individual ingredients may be designed with something more refined in mind – the subtle nuance of whiskey, the bitter warmth of brandy – a cocktail cuts straight to the chase with a taste explosion that spares no victims.

8 Beer Cocktails to Spice up Your Evening from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Champagne Style Bare Budget

And there’s no alcoholic drink quite as sociable as the cocktail. It’s a talking point, a shared learning experience, and very often an aesthetic phenomenon, too.

8 Beer Cocktails to Spice up Your Evening from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Champagne Style Bare Budget

Only thing is, with all those specialist ingredients they tend to be a bit pricey.

8 Beer Cocktails to Spice up Your Evening from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Champagne Style Bare Budget

But for the socialite on a budget, there is another way. Well, you already read the headline, the secret is out: it’s beer! Beer cocktails can be real crowd pleasers since their main ingredient is a lot less alcoholic than a lot of other cocktail bases.

8 Beer Cocktails to Spice up Your Evening from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Champagne Style Bare Budget

Guests can drink them without fear of oblivion. Beer drinkers like them because they’ve got beer in them, and non-beer drinkers like them because they’ve been made to taste spectacular. And did we mention they’re affordable?

8 Beer Cocktails to Spice up Your Evening from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Champagne Style Bare Budget

The Mexicans know it! Their Michelada is a beer drink laced with Worcestershire, chili, and lime. You know there’s something special going on when you taste this easily-prepared cocktail, even if that something special is no more exotic than a get-together with old friends. It sure tastes exotic!

8 Beer Cocktails to Spice up Your Evening from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Champagne Style Bare Budget

At picnics, barbecues, and work parties for which your boss has seriously skimped on the budget, Brewgria can make a bubbly alternative to punch. Yes, the ‘-gria’ comes from ‘Sangria’ and it comes by the jug. Two bottles of wheat beer and a bottle of strawberry beer require half a sliced orange, a cup of raspberries, and a generous smashing of ice to become the go-to garden party drink that just keeps going.

8 Beer Cocktails to Spice up Your Evening from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Champagne Style Bare Budget

Ready to invest in a crate? Hit OnStride’s new beer cocktail recipe resource for a half-dozen more ideas on what to do with your brew!

8 Beer Cocktails to Spice up Your Evening from North Carolina Lifestyle Blogger Champagne Style Bare Budget

About the Author

John Cole –John writes on behalf of NeoMam Studios. A digital nomad specializing in leadership, digital media, and personal growth topics, his passions include world cinema and biscuits. A native Englishman, he is always on the move, but can most commonly be spotted in the UK, Norway, and the Balkans.

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