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Grapefruit Shandy

Servings: 4 cocktails

Ingredients

  • 5 large ruby red grapefruits about 4 pounds
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 bottles of beer you could use a lager or wheat beer

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan, set over low heat, mix the water and sugar together until the sugar dissolves. Set aside to cool.
  • Next, juice the grapefruits and run the juice through a strainer to catch any pulp. If you're one of those weirdos who likes pulp, then by all means skip this step! Transfer the grapefruit juice to a pitcher and pour in the simple syrup. You should have about 2 cups. Transfer to the fridge to chill for 1 hour. You want this drank cold!
  • After the grapefruit mixture has chilled, divide between four glasses (about 1/2 cup per glass). Top with cold beer and garnish with a slice of grapefruit.