The most unprecedented rivalry between the Broncos and Seahawks is going down this Sunday evening, so a celebration is clearly in order. And whether or not you’re a team groupie, it’s evident that after 30 seconds into the first quarter, football fans ultimately value a cold beer over game stats. A shandy provides the perfect balance between the classic American brew and a lighter, citrus sip that pleases us ladies in the room. This beer cocktail will have the whole crowd cheering before the halftime performers even take stage!

Super Bowl Shandie

*makes 1 serving

  • 12 oz. pale ale beer
  • handful blackberries
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • mint for garnish

  1. Muddle blackberries in bottom of glass. Squeeze lemon juice over blackberries.
  2. Pour beer into glass and garnish with a generous sprig of mint.

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Comments (17)
  1. 1
    Jessica Rose January 30, 2014 at 6:27 am

    When the sun starts shining….I’m going to keep pouring this! Thanks for the recipe. 😉

  2. 2
    Heidi January 30, 2014 at 8:06 am

    This sounds very yummy! Thanks for sharing.

  3. 3
    Molly {Dreams in HD} January 30, 2014 at 10:08 am

    yum this looks absolutely delicious!
    beer + blackberries sounds like a perfect combination.

    Molly {Dreams in HD}

  4. 4
    Taylor S. Morgan (@TaySable) January 30, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    This sounds yummy! What brand of pale ale do you suggest? Where I live we have a limited selection, but I want to make this for Super Bowl Sunday!

    • Cara Greenstein January 30, 2014 at 3:25 pm

      Hi Taylor! I found a hoppy bottle of Prairie pale ale at my Whole Foods, but you could always go with a popular label like Sierra Nevada! Enjoy.

  5. 5
    Danielle Drummond January 30, 2014 at 3:48 pm

    YUM! Definitely making this for the family this weekend. We’re all biiiiig fans of pale ale – good pick!

  6. 6
    Lindsay January 30, 2014 at 8:42 pm

    Where is the lovely glassware from? Must have. And, thanks for the recipe! Go Broncos!

  7. 7
    Adia Sinead February 1, 2014 at 2:38 am

    Wow this looks delicious! I’ll probably try this nearing the summertime.

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    Ashley June 4, 2014 at 9:14 pm

    This looks delicious! In Memphis, we have a great pale ale from High Cotton Brewery that makes an awesome shandy.