Cider Beer Cooler

recipe courtesy Neil Yamamoto for Finnriver Farm & Cidery

With the barest hint of black currant, this cooler mimics a shandy—but it’s just a touch fruitier than the classic combination of beer and hibiscus.

makes 1 highball | start to finish: 5 minutes

Combine cider and black currant brandy wine in a chilled pint glass. Top with the lager, pouring slowly to prevent foaming. Gently stir the ingredients together with a long-handled spoon; the color should be like a stout beer