Beer Cocktails & Drink Recipes

5 Weird Beer Cocktails You’d Dare to Try

Tired of the regular ol’ beer cocktails? Try these super unique beer cocktails that are odd, but suprisingly delicious. And easy enough that you can make at home!

5 Weird Beer Cocktails You’d Dare to Try

There’s nothing like a good beer cocktail. While beers are definitely delicious enough to stand on their own, adding a little razzle dazzle really sends your tastebuds over the moon. But if you’re tired of the same old beer cocktails–we’ve got some unique ones that are going to knock your socks off!


5 Odd, but Delicious Beer Cocktails You Need to Try


Stout Hot Chocolate Float


Okay, you’ve all likely heard of the beer floats by now, but what about if we could turn that into a hot chocolate? This recipe by Floating Kitchen is the perfect drink to warm you up (and get you a little tipsy) on a chilly morning.

Here’s what you’ll need to make a Hot Chocolate Stout with Ice Cream:
  • 12 oz of stout beer
  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream

Click here to view the Stout Hot Chocolate with Ice Cream recipe instructions on Floating Kitchen.

Beer-sar (Beer Caesar / Beer Bloody Mary)


If Bloody Marys/Caesars are your thing, then you’ll love the beer-y caesar recipe. This recipe follows the basic caesar, but adds a surprising twist: beer. Bottoms up!

Here’s what you’ll need to make a Beer Caesar:
  • A Tall Glass
  • 4 squirts of Lime juice
  • 5 squirts of Lemon juice
  • 10 squirts of Worcestershire sauce
  • Caesar Rimmer
  • 3 squirts of Tabasco
  • 1/2 to 1 bottle of beer (this recipe uses Innis & Gunn Irish Whiskey Cask Beer)
  • enough Clamato Juice to fill the rest of the glass
  • celery stalk for garnish

Click here to view the Stout Beer Bloody Mary / Caesar recipe instructions from With Love from Bex.

Spiked Stout Affogato


This one is a little more of a dessert than a cocktail, but it was too good, we had to add it to this list. This Spiked Stout Affogato by MokaBees is the perfect beer/gelato mixture we could ever ask for. Like heaven in your mouth.

Here’s what you’ll need to make Beer Gelato:
  • 2 scoops of chocolate gelato
  • 1 oz hot espresso moka pot, or double-strength coffee
  • 1 oz chocolate stout
  • 0.5 oz amaretto liqueur
  • dark chocolate to taste, shaved or grated
  • whipped cream to taste

Click here to view the Stout Spiked Stout Affogato recipe instructions on MokaBees.

Black and Velvet


Are you an adult lover of milk? Ever wonder if you can mix beer and milk? Well, in a black and velvet– you can! The Black Velvet is a milk and beer based cocktail that everyone (that’s not lactose intolerant) needs to try at least once.

Learn how to make a Black Velvet cocktail on JustBeer.

Twisted and Shout Cocktail (Inspired by Hard Rock Cafe)

The Spruce Eats / Julia Hartbeck

If you’ve ever been to the Hard Rock Cafe, you know that the Twist and Shout is one of the most delicious beer cocktails on the menu. The bacon bits on this cocktail is the selling point for us! If you’re a milkshake lover, this boozy beer-shake is for you.

Here’s what you’ll need to make a Twist and Shout beer Cocktail:
  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 oz spiced rum
  • 1/2 oz dark crème de cacao liqueur
  • 2 oz stout beer
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon salted caramel syrup, plus more for garnish
  • Whipped cream, for garnish
  • Bacon bits, for garnish

Click here to view the Stout Twist and Shout Cocktail recipe instructions on The Spruce Eats.

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