This take on the classic French 75 calls for beer instead of Champagne. Here, the drink is made with a dry, delicate Belgian beer called Orval, but any Belgian ale would be delicious.
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1 ounce gin
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
5 ounces chilled Orval beer or other Belgian ale
Lemon twist, for garnish
How to Make It
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the beer and the garnish. Shake well and strain into a stemmed beer glass. Top off with the beer and garnish with the twist.
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